Sunday, May 18, 2008

Home Remedies for Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating refers to the condition whereas an affected person experiences excessive sweating. This kind of condition affects almost all ages and all walks of life and has a greater impact on the social life of an affected person.

Excessive sweating occurs more on the palms, feet, face, and underarm area of an affected person. Due to excessive sweating the affected person might develop body odor.

Type of excessive sweating:

* Facial hyperhidrosis - occurs in the face
* Plantar hyperhidrosis – occurs in feet
* Axillary hyperhidrosis - occurs either on palms or underarms

Causes of hyperhidrosis

* Gout
* Stress
* Tumors
* Infection
* Menopause.
* Diabetes mellitus
* Heightened emotion
* Malfunction of the thyroid or pituitary gland

Other causes of Hyperhidrosis:

* Meeting someone for the first time
* Nervousness or emotional distress

Symptoms of Hyperhidrosis

* Abnormal Sweating
* Skin maceration
* Fissuring
* Scaling

In severe hyperhidrosis cases, sweat drip literally down from the hands, face and feet. This is a condition, which can be detected, in early childhood.

Treatment / Home Remedies for Hyperhidrosis

Sage tea:
Drinking sage tea is one of the known home remedies for excessive sweating. Infuse 1 teaspoon of dried sage in a cup of boiling water (8.oz) for 15 minutes, Strain and drink tea 2-4 times a day.

For the complete article about home remedy for hyperhidrosis can be found here

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