Hyperhydrosis is the medical term that is used to describe profuse sweating which in turn is any form of sweating that is not normal and which can lead to the body and its parts becoming drenched in sweat â€“ often without any apparent reason â€“ and in addition the problem may also occur at very inopportune moments. For anyone affected by profuse armpit sweating the embarrassment felt can cause them to even withdraw from social situations and will make them also start to shun other peoples company.
However, all is not lost for people that suffer from profuse armpit sweating because there are several treatment options available that will help them at least control the problem; if not entirely get rid of the problem. Most people use deodorants as a means to stop profuse armpit sweating and in addition will resort to trying anti-perspirants and even very strong ones in an effort to bring the condition under control.
The only trouble is that these treatment options do not work for everyone and many in fact have spent and lost their money on trying different anti-perspirants and deodorants but without much success. This in turn means that profuse armpit sweating can affect a personâ€™s daily routines and lead to social and professional impediments.
Friends might begin to distance them from a person suffering from profuse armpit sweating while colleagues too might do the same. Worse still, the person that has the profuse armpit sweating problem will start to withdraw into a shell and avoid making contact with others and will certainly refrain from even shaking hands with others.
It is believed that as many as three percent of Americans suffer from some form of profuse sweating and they are therefore forced into spending a lot of money in finding cures for their problem. Doctors, for their part, need to look for the obvious reasons for profuse armpit sweating and only after the cause has been identified can they then prescribe suitable treatment options to help control the rampaging sweat glands.
If you consult a physician you will stand a better chance of controlling your profuse armpit sweating; in extreme cases, profuse armpit sweating might be a symptom or warning that the patient is about to experience a stroke or heart attack and so, action in such instances should be taken immediately.
It is often also necessary that as a last resort and in order to stop profuse sweating a person is required to get a surgical operation performed in order to stop the sweat glands from producing so much sweat. In other cases, the treatment options might be more benign and nothing worse than avoiding foods that are too spicy which is a common reason for breaking out into profuse sweat.