There are eight million people in the United States who suffer from hyperhidrosis. These people can sweat as much as four to five times more than other people who do not have this problem. This is considered to be a leading cause of excessive sweating. The most common cause of excessive sweating is referred to as primary focal hyperhidrosis and impacts between 1% and 3% of the general population.
Facts about hyperhidrosis:
- People who suffer from this usually are healthy and have no other serious medical issues.
- Because it can cause a decrease in the quality of life for people who suffer from it, it has been called a “silent handicap.”
- There is some evidence that