Avoiding social contact, not shaking hands, and changing of clothes more than once a day, are some of the rituals that one who suffers this condition must meet every day.
A 2003 study at the University of Wurzburg in Germany indicated that 73% of patients demonstrated to be emotionally affected by hyperhidrosis.
The most common type of hyperhidrosis is the axillary and it is as high as 60% of the cases. Excessive sweating in the armpits is developed by overactivity of the sweat glands in that area and makes the individual feel unsanitary, having to change clothes several times during the day.
Notably, 52% of patients said they change one of their clothes at least once a day, while 20% take a second shower. 67.5% of people said they were hampered by meeting people for the first time, a 55.1% limited to develop.
However, axillary hyperhidrosis affects young people from puberty, it also seriously affects the individual’s social life.
The third group consists of patients with craniofacial hyperhidrosis, and usually it is adults.
Despite being more severe in men than in women, female patients consult most frequently about treatment for this disorder.
In the field of labor, patients are severely affected, feel that their work suffers a decrease in effectiveness, they feel this disease is a barrier to their professional development and stated that their work is more sloppy.
The key to treatment for hyperhidrosis is in the correct medical diagnosis. Depending on the cause and type of manifestation, the physician advises treatment.