Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating) Directory
Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) is a common condition that can affect the feet, armpits, hands, and more. Causes may include medical conditions, emotions, heat, and other factors. The treatments for excessive sweating range from prescription antiperspirants and medications to Botox, surgery, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how hyperhidrosis is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
An Overview of Hyperhidrosis, or Excessive Sweating
Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is a common disorder which produces a lot of unhappiness. Learn more from WebMD about treatment options.
Common Complications of Hyperhidrosis
Affecting up to eight million Americans, hyperhidrosis complications are rarely medically serious. On the annoyance scale, though, excessive sweating can be off the charts.
Hyperhidrosis: 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis,may seem odd, but it affects millions of Americans. Here are questions to ask your doctor about the condition.
Excessive Sweating: Could a Doctor Help?
WebMD explains hyperhidrosis - excessive sweating - and how the condition can be treated.
Grossology: The Science of the Disgusting
Kids and adults learn how and why the body does those yucky things it does.
Top Teen Skin Problems – and How to Solve Them
The teen years can be filled with angst – the last thing you need is troubled skin. WebMD asked the experts for solutions to the most common teen skin problems.
Excessive Sweating: A Sticky Subject
WebMD goes to the experts to find out what may cause this embarrassing yet common condition and what can be done to treat it.
How Much Sweating Is Too Much?
To sweat is natural and healthy. Sweat helps cool the body. But excessive sweating can pose problems.
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The Science Behind Weird Body Quirks
Who hasn't had an ice cream brain freeze, or been awakened by the pain of a charley horse? What's behind these weird body quirks, anyway? Find out.
What Makes You Sweat
From exercise to fever, see the reasons you perspire. WebMD takes a look at stress, anger, sickness, and other things that make you sweat.
Slideshow: What Makes You Sweat