can be a sign of the body's response to many different infections, including tuberculosis and HIV.
There is no formal measurement for excessive sweating
but it becomes a concern for doctors when it has a detrimental impact on a patient's wellbeing.
and body odour are facts of life for most people.
Some are genetic (excessive sweating
, known as hyperhidrosis, may run in your family), while others are environmental.
excessively throughout the year irrespective of the weather and without any exertion is not normal, said Dr Babu Shersad, Consultant Internist and Nephrologist at Amsa Renal Care.
Dr Auldric Ratajczak, Nuffield Health's deputy medical director for wellbeing, says: "Primary hyperhidrosis is the name given to regular excess sweating
for over six months, that doesn't have a clear underlying cause.
MOST of us have been feeling the heat over the past couple of weeks, and that quite likely means sweating
more than usual too.
If any of the following are happening to you regularly, according to NHS Choices, you may have hyperhidrosis: Y | | You avoid physical contact, such as shaking hands, because you feel self-consciousDr Auldric Ratajczak about your sweating
If any of the following are happening to you regularly, according to NHS Choices, you may have hyperhidrosis: | You avoid physical contact, such as shaking hands, because you feel self-conscious about your sweating
After analysing the facial expressions of the smell group, the research team concluded that there does, in fact, appear to be a so-called"behavioural synchronisation" between a sweating
person's emotional state, the sweat generated, and the reaction of the person who sniffs that sweat.
This survey of patients with lower-limb amputation looked at the effect of sweating
on prosthetic fit and function and tried to determine which factors, if any, were significantly associated with sweating
experience causes a state of deep muscle relaxation and meditative attentiveness.
The stimulation of localized sweating
is induced by iontophoresis of pilocarpine.
While excessive sweating
, also known as hyperhidrosis, isn't medically dangerous, it can cause significant emotional and psychological distress to the person affected.
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