Hyperhidrosis or (Excessive Sweating ) is a condition where it causes excessive sweating in different areas of the body .
It is not classified as a risky health condition, but it can be embarrassing and distressing. The inconvenience of it can also have a negative impact on your quality of life. It affects over 1.5 Million people in UK & Ireland alone.
Hyperhidrosis can either:
- Affect certain parts of the body, most commonly the armpits, hands, feet or face; this is known as focal hyperhidrosis
- Affect the entire body, known as generalised hyperhidrosis
Most cases of focal hyperhidrosis have no obvious cause, although many experts believe that problems with the nervous system may be responsible. it is often referred to as primary hyperhidrosis.