Summertime is the season to expose the feet for many people. For others, however, the summer is not the ideal weather to enjoy the latest trends. This is especially true for people suffer from hyperhidrosis, which is excessive sweating, and summer could play a part in the condition.
In warm temperatures, the arms, hands, and even feet sweat more than usual, especially for women, tend to wear more open shoes in the summer. "Hyperhidrosis on feet is a big problem for many women," said Francesca Fusco, a dermatologist from New York City. Botox is usually recommended in people who suffer from hyperhidrosis in their feet to prevent excessive sweating and sliding. Those with a minimal case of hyperhidrosis can minimize moisture by putting antiperspirant on the feet.
Having sweaty or excessive moisture in the feet can be bothersome and appear unhygienic. Keeping your feet in check by a podiatrist such as Dr. Jack Gorman of Bux-Mont Foot & Ankle Care Centers is an important solution for your foot and ankle needs.
Hyperhidrosis of the Feet
Hyperhidrosis is a rare disorder that can cause people to have excessive sweating of their feet. This can usually occur all on its own without rigorous activity involved. People who suffer from hyperhidrosis may also experience sweaty palms.
Although it is said that sweating is a healthy process meant to cool down the body temperature and to maintain a proper internal temperature, hyperhidrosis may prove to be a huge hindrance on a person’s everyday life.
Plantar hyperhidrosis is considered to be the main form of hyperhidrosis. Secondary hyperhidrosis can refer to sweating that occurs in areas other than the feet or hands and armpits. Often this may be a sign of it being related to another medical condition such as menopause, hyperthyroidism and even Parkinson’s disease.
In order to alleviate this condition, it is important to see your doctor so that they may prescribe the necessary medications so that you can begin to live a normal life again. If this is left untreated, it is said that it will persist throughout an individual’s life.
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