Excessive Sweating

Excessive Sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, is a condition in which a person’s underarms, hands, and/or feet have overactive sweat glands. Excessive Sweating can cause a person to sweat through clothing or drip off the hands, despite wearing an antiperspirant. Heavy sweating can disrupt your day and cause social anxiety. A referral is not required for excessive sweating, call us to book a complimentary consultation.

Get The Facts

Sweating is a natural bodily function that maintains a healthy body temperature. Hyperhidrosis (HH) occurs when the secretion of sweat is much higher than necessary to keep a constant temperature. HH can affect the hands, armpits, feet, face, and trunk, or be generalized all over the body. The sweating can be induced by thermal or emotional stimuli.

Excessive Sweating

Treatments Options

Frequently Asked Questions

+ + What causes Excessive Sweating?

The exact cause of hyperhidrosis is unknown, but it is thought to be due to overactive sweat glands or an overactive sympathetic nervous system.

+ + Is Excessive Sweating treatable?

Yes. Treatment options include specific antiperspirants, BOTOX® injections, or oral medications.

+ + Are there any lifestyle changes that can help manage Excessive Sweating?

Yes. Lifestyle changes such as avoiding triggers that cause Excessive Sweating, wearing breathable fabrics, losing weight if obese, and practicing stress-reducing techniques.

+ + Does Excessive Sweating only affect adults?

No. Excessive Sweating can affect people of all ages, including children and adolescents, though it usually appears in the second or third decade of life.

+ + Can Excessive Sweating be cured?

There is no cure for hyperhidrosis, but it can be managed effectively with treatment options.

+ + Can Excessive Sweating go away on its own?

Typically hyperhidrosis persists during the patient’s entire life.