- You sweat excessively especially on the part of the body, such as palms, armpits, scalp, soles, face area, and throughout the breast tissue.
- Parts of the body have hyperhidrosis usually pink or bluish white, and in more severe cases the skin can be cracked and scaly, especially on the feet.
Causes of Hyperhidrosis
The cause of hyperhidrosis is not known with certainty, but experts say some of the possibilities. Hyperhidrosis is divided into two primary hyperhidrosis and secondary hyperhidrosis.
Primary hyperhidrosis usually occurs in someone who has a teenager and is caused by the derivative of (genetic) factors, neurological, metabolic or systemic conditions. Secondary hyperhidrosis occurs as an adult because a number of factors:
- Psychological factors, such as anxiety, shame, and fear.
- Eating spicy foods and certain beverages, such as caffeine and alcohol.
- The effects of drugs such as morphine, high doses of thyroxine, aspirin, and acetaminophen.
- Fever, when the body temperature begins to drop.
- In relation to certain diseases, such as heart disease, tuberculosis, and malaria.
- Excessive activity in the sympathetic nervous system as controlling the formation of sweat.
- Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar levels.
- Hyperthyroidism, thyroid gland produces large amounts of hormones.
Complication of Hyperhidrosis
- Fungal infections. Fungi like to grow in warm, moist environments, such as the soles of the feet and nails. The emergence of a lot of sweat could potentially make the fungus thrives.
- Prickly heat and rashes. This occurs because the pores around the sweat glands is closed so that sweat trapped under the skin. Usually occurs on the forehead, back and chest.
- The smell is not pleasant, especially in between toes and armpits.