The common amount of sweating is 850~900cc. Excessive sweating happens when a person sweats more than is necessary. Depending on how much you sweat and how your body is affected, you need to doubt whether you are in suffer from hyperhidrosis.
This excessive sweating can interfere with everyday activities. Sometimes, you may sweat so much that if soaks your clothes, causing obvious sweat marks and bad smell. Regardless of those difficulties, severe symptoms can cause social anxiety and embarrassment. Untreated, hyperhidrosis may continue throughout life.
The easiest way to block sweating is with an antiperspirant, which most people already use daily. Antiperspirant may less irritating with bad smell than before, however, they fall short in treating more severe cases of hyperhidrosis. You can try out some of at-home solutions to control heavy sweating. Try to release sweating while exercising if you want to ease off the symptoms. Take shower and dry yourself completely afterwards, and apply moisturizer on the body.
There are some effective ways to treat if they haven’t worked.
1. Aluminum Treatment
Aluminum is used to be the most effective ingredient for reducing perspiration. Apply on the parts after making your body dry completely.
2. Botulinum Toxin Injection
Other treatment options for hyperhidrosis is Botulinum toxin injections. It works by preventing the release of signals the sweat glands to active. Depending on individuals, the effects can last for about 4 to 9 months.
In severe case, doctor may suggest a surgery to remove the sweat glands or to disconnect the nerves works for the overproduction of sweat. The surgery has the advantages that the effect lasts permanently, but surgery is only recommended for people with severe hyperhidrosis that hasn’t worked with other treatment. Try to make an appointment with doctor before you make the decision for the surgery.
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