Are you also one of those people who sweat a lot? Do you get sweaty after just 5 minutes of treadmill workouts? Do you have to wipe your palms before doing a handshake to someone? If the answer to all these questions is yes for you, then do not ignore this problem of Excessive Sweating as normal because excessive sweating can also be a sign of a serious illness. In the medical term, the problem of excessive sweating is called Hyperhidrosis.
Sweating begins without any reason
Benjamin Barankin, a dermatologist associated with the American Academy of Dermatology, says, ‘On most occasions it is difficult for people to distinguish whether they are sweating normally or because of some cause or disease. Sweating is a natural process. Sweating is normal when you are in a hot environment, doing physical activity, in stress or facing anger or fear. But hyperhydrosis means excessive sweating in those people who sweat more than others in cold weather, without doing any physical activity or without any other obvious reason.
Excessive sweating can come due to these diseases
According to the American health website webmd.com, due to many diseases or medical conditions, there can be a problem of excessive sweating, such as-
– Menopause or menopause (post-menopausal period in women)
– Thyroid: When a patient is suffering from hypothyroidism, his body becomes very sensitive to heat and heat and due to this, the problem of excessive sweating starts.
-Diabetes: People who take insulin or diabetes medicine often have low blood glucose levels in their body, due to this they also get excessive sweating at night. However, once the glucose level becomes normal, it does not perspire.
– Heart Failure: Sudden excessive sweating can also be a sign of heart attack, heart failure or any other serious heart related disease. However, due to a heart attack, not only will you sweat, but you will also see many more symptoms including chest pens.
– Alcoholism: Alcohol also affects many other parts of the body, including the central nervous system, the circulatory system. Heart rate increases due to drinking too much alcohol and due to this, there can be a problem of excessive sweating. – Rheumatoid Arthritis: It is an autoimmune disease in which inflammation occurs in the joints of bones. Some patients suffering from this disease also have the problem of sweating too much during the night.
Apart from this, those people who have problems of anxiety also sweat more than normal people. Also, due to some medicines, excessive sweating can also occur.