What it is:

Hyperhidrosis is a condition that causes excess sweating due to overactive sweat glands. It usually begins in childhood or adolescence, and affects the palms, soles, and underarms. 

Hyperhidrosis that manifests in adults can be a symptom of other diseases, a reaction to medication, or a metabolic disorder. 


There are various treatments available for hyperhidrosis including topical medication, oral medication, Botox injections, iontophoresis, and surgery.