Hyperhidrosis is a common condition in which a person sweats excessively and is treated with Botox treatment.
The sweating may affect the whole of your body, or it may only affect certain areas. Commonly affected areas include the:
- palms of your hands
- soles of your feet
- face and chest
Both sides of the body are usually affected equally – for example, both feet or both hands.
The sweating doesn't usually pose a serious threat to your health, but it can be embarrassing and distressing. It can also have a negative impact on your quality of life and may lead to feelings of depression and anxiety.
Most people sweat when they exercise or exert themselves, are in a hot environment, or are anxious or under stress. The excessive sweating experienced with hyperhidrosis far exceeds such normal sweating.
The type of hyperhidrosis that usually affects the hands, feet, underarms or face causes at least one episode a week, during waking hours. And the sweating usually occurs on both sides of the body.
When to see a doctor
Sometimes excessive sweating is a sign of a serious condition.
Seek immediate medical attention if your heavy sweating is accompanied by lightheadedness, chest pain or nausea.
See your doctor if:
- Sweating disrupts your daily routine
- Sweating causes emotional distress or social withdrawal
- You suddenly begin to sweat more than usual
- You experience night sweats for no apparent reason
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