What Is Hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is a common disorder that produces a lot of unhappiness. An estimated 2%-3% of Americans suffer from excessive sweating of the underarms (axillary hyperhidrosis) or of the palms and soles of the feet (palmoplantar hyperhidrosis). Underarm problems tend to start in late adolescence, while palm and sole sweating often begins earlier,…

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Side Effects and Treatment of Sympathectomy Operation

There are two surgical methods to treat excessive sweating. One is the “classic” method and the other is the “endoscopic” method. The classic method is open surgery and it is done through large incisions. The second method is ETS (endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy). ETS is a procedure aiming to decrease sweating in certain areas that have…

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Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS)

There are two surgical methods to treat excessive sweating. One is the “classic” method and the other is the “endoscopic” method. The classic method is open surgery and it is done through large incisions. The second method is ETS (Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy). ETS is a procedure aiming to decrease sweating in certain areas that have…

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Extremely Sweating (Hyperhydrosis / Hand-Face-Armpit / Blushing)

Extremely Sweating (Hyperhydrosis / Hand-Face-Armpit) & Face Erythrosis (Blushing) Is excessive sweating a disease? From the brain, an excess of chemical discharges with an unknown mechanism, which stimulates the sweat glands, cause excessive sweating. Mostly, excessive sweating occurs without any reason when standing, hands-feet-head neck-face drips and/or sweats in a flowing style. Redness of the face may…

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Psychological Problems Caused by Hyperhidrosis

Mine KaragozogluPsychologist Hyperhidrosis characterized by excessive sweating of face, armpits, hands, and feet can result in severe psychological distress. The quality of life is significantly impaired. The usual acts of social life such as handshaking and eye contact become more and more difficult. In summer, when heavy clothes, jackets, and coats are put away, people…