Got a News Tip for NaturalNews? Send us your news tip, and we'll investigate!

Acupuncture can help treat excessive perspiration

Posted: July 3, 2012 |   Comments

TORONTO - Whether it's stifling, humid conditions, vigorous exercise or plain old stress that's the trigger, trickles or torrents of sweat streaming from the body will undoubtedly follow.

From cool beads dribbling from foreheads to the damp trails on chests, backs and underarms, the outbreak of patches of perspiration in response to anxiety, warm weather or workouts is inevitable. Yet some people cope with even more extreme amounts of sweat.

Primary hyperhidrosis may have a genetic or hereditary link and is typically characterized by excessive sweating of various regions of the body, including feet, hands, under breasts, the groin and armpits. When the cause of excessive sweating is correlated to another disorder - such as hyperthyroidism or menopause - it's known as secondary hyperhidrosis.

"Basically, if your sweating is enough that it interferes with your daily activities of your life, you probably have hyperhidrosis," Dr. Nowell Solish, a Toronto-based cosmetic dermatologist and assistant professor at the University of Toronto.

Read the full article here:

Have a Comment? Share it...

comments powered by Disqus