Frequently asked questions
Is hyperhidrosis common?
Hyperhidrosis is a relatively common condition, believed to affect about 3% of people in the UK.
Is hyperhidrosis genetic?
It’s not known for definite whether hyperhidrosis is a genetic condition, however a study in the Journal of Vascular Surgery has suggested it might be.
Is hyperhidrosis dangerous?
Although hyperhidrosis itself is not harmful or dangerous, it can have an impact on a person’s self-esteem, affecting their mental health and overall wellbeing.
Does hyperhidrosis cause dehydration?
Oddly enough, there is not an obvious link between hyperhidrosis and dehydration. However, in hot conditions or during exercise, drinking plenty of water will help you to stay cool and hydrated, whether you sweat excessively or not.
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