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Sweating is one of the methods your body uses to lower its core temperature. Approximately 2 to 3% of the population suffers from excessive sweating, also called hyperhidrosis.


Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis)

Sweat is essential to human survival as it cools the body's temperature and protects it from overheating. Excessive sweating (or hyperhidrosis) occurs when the sweat glands produce more sweat than is necessary to regulate body temperature. Regardless of the area affected, hyperhidrosis can have a detrimental effect on one's quality of life, as it can interfere with daily activities and undermine self-esteem.
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