Don't Sweat It: Hyperhydrosis Can Be Treated
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There's nothing more embarrassing than sweating profusely in public places, yet one expert says many people suffer through the humiliation for decades.
At least 15 million people in the U.S. have excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). Yet, half of people with the condition delay the many effective treatments available for 10 years or more.
"We all sweat to some degree," said Dr. Maral Skelsey, director of the Dermatologic Surgery Center of Washington, D.C. "However, some people sweat heavily for years without realizing it's a medical condition and that something can be done about it."Full Article