Excessive Sweating Causes, What are the Symptoms of Excessive Sweating?
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Excessive Sweating Causes, What are the Symptoms of Excessive Sweating?

    Excessive Sweating Causes, What are the Symptoms of Excessive Sweating?

    Excessive sweating is one of the most common complaints among people who suffer from excessive sweating. It is also known as hyperhidrosis or palmar hyperhidrosis.

    Hyperhidrosis is an overactive sweat gland that produces too much sweat. This condition affects both men and women, although it tends to affect women more often. The cause of this problem is unknown, but there are several factors that contribute to it.

    The condition causes excessive perspiration on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. This article will help you understand what causes excessive sweating and how it affects your life.

    There are two main types of hyperhidrosis: primary and secondary. Primary hyperhidrosis occurs when the body has no control over the production of sweat glands. Secondary hyperhidrosis occurs when there is an underlying medical condition causing the excess sweating.

     

    What Causes Excessive Sweating? There are many reasons why someone may experience excessive sweating. Some of these include:

    Hyperhidrosis is not contagious. However, some medications can cause excessive sweating. These include antidepressants, antihistamines, anticonvulsants, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, and tricyclic antidepressants.

     

    What are the Symptoms of Excessive Sweating?

    a) Hyperthyroidism - A disorder where the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone.

    b) Hypothyroidism - A condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. c) Graves' Disease - An autoimmune disorder characterized by an enlargement of the thyroid gland. d) Hashimoto's Thyroiditis - A type of autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid gland. e) Myxedema - A form of hypothyroidism caused by insufficient production of thyroid hormones. f) Tachycardia - A rapid heartbeat. g) Tachypnea - Breathing faster than normal. h) Tachyarrhythmia - Rapid, irregular heartbeat. i) Tachycardia with palpitation - Palpitations (a feeling of fluttering or pounding). j) Tachyarrhythmias - Irregular heartbeats. k) Tachycacardia - Heart rate above 100 beats per minute. l) Tachycardia syndrome - A group of symptoms associated with high blood pressure. m) Tachycardia syncope - Sudden loss of consciousness due to abnormally fast heart rate. n) Tachycardia tachycardia - Abnormal heart rate. o) Tachycardia ventricular - Ventricular tachycardia is a very fast heart rhythm that originates in the lower chambers of the heart. p) Tachycardia supraventricular - Supraventricular tachycardia occurs when the atria contract before the ventricles. q) Tachycardia sinus - Sinus tachycardia is an abnormal heart rate that results from increased sympathetic activity. r) Tachycardia bradycardia - Bradycardia is a slow heart rate. s) Tachycardia paroxysmal - Paroxysmal tachycardia is defined as a sudden onset of a rapid heart beat. t) Tachycardia arrhythmia - Arrhythmia is any disturbance in the regularity of the heartbeat. u) Tachycardia cardiac arrest - Cardiac arrest is a life threatening medical emergency. v) Tachycardia dyspnea - Dyspnea is shortness of breath. w) Tachycardia dizziness - Dizziness is lightheadedness. x) Tachycardia headache - Headache is a pain felt behind the eyes, temples, or forehead. y) Tachycardia nausea - Nausea is a feeling of sickness. z) Tachycardia vomiting - Vomiting is the forceful expulsion of stomach contents through the mouth.

     

    b) Diabetes - A disease

    in which the body either cannot use insulin properly or cannot make enough insulin. c) Hyperglycemia - High level of glucose in the blood. d) Hypertension - High blood pressure. e) Hypoglycemia - Low level of glucose in the bloodstream. f) Insulin resistance - The inability of cells to respond normally to insulin. g) Ketosis - A state of low blood sugar resulting from lack of food intake. h) Metabolic syndrome - A combination of several metabolic disorders that put a person at greater risk for cardiovascular disease and other diseases. i) Obesity - Body fat accumulation that exceeds what is considered healthy. j) Osteoporosis - Loss of bone density leading to fragile bones. k) Polycystic ovary syndrome - A hormonal imbalance causing excess hair growth on the face, chest, back, arms, legs, and underarms. l) Pre-diabetes - A condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be classified as diabetes. m) Rheumatoid arthritis - Inflammation of joints. n) Sleep apnea - Apnea is a temporary cessation of breathing during sleep. o) Stress - A psychological response to a perceived threat or challenge. p) Type 1 diabetes - A condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. q) Type 2 diabetes - A condition inwhich the body becomes resistant to insulin. r) Ulcerative colitis - Inflammation of the colon. s) Vitiligo - Depigmentation of skin. t) Weight gain - Increase in weight. u) Weight loss - Reduction in weight.

     

    The cause of excessive sweating is unknown.

    There are two main types of excessive sweating: primary and secondary. Primary excessive sweating occurs when the sweat glands produce more sweat than the body needs. Secondary excessive sweating occurs when the body does not produce enough sweat because of a medical problem.

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