Public Health

Stop Sweating and Start Living for Real

Do you always avoid raising your arms in public, scared that people might notice the huge sweat marks under your arms? Do you fear having to shake hands when literally everyone is holding a hand over their mouths because they can’t see your sweaty palms?

If you’re sick and tired of avoiding public situations, afraid to raise your arms, and tired of wet spots on your clothes because you’re smelling, this article is for you!

I used to suffer from excessive underarm sweating. Everyday I wore a combination of undershirts, T-shirts, and jackets that always left me with sweat stains under my arms. It was literally that visible when I had a date, a job interview, a meeting at work, or a first date! It was definitely an uncomfortable feeling to have all that sweat spots in such a visible area of my clothing.

The more I bathed daily, the more I used anti-perspirants, the more I tried to cover up those sweat marks, the more visible they became, and the more I was embarrassed about them. The anxiety of thinking other people were going to notice these red rings of sweat was too much for me to handle. Sometimes I would change my shirts and undershirts several times a day.

averted my self from shaking hands, and only communicated with people through sign language. When I did have to shake hands, I did it after I undressed, and never before. The anxiety of thinking someone would notice the sweat spots was too much for me to handle.

The truth is, I’m not the only one who has hyperhidrosis.

About 6 million people suffer from it, which is called Hyperhidrosis. You’ve probably seen it on someone you know. Let me tell you a little about what it really is and how you can stop it:

Hyperhidrosis is a condition that affects many people. Some people experience excessive sweating under their arms, while others sweat in other places like their palms, faces, feet and under their knees. Some people even experience excessive sweating all over their bodies. Don’t worry though, there are solutions to stop sweating!

You probably already know that doctors don’t look too kindly on patients suffering with Hyperhidrosis. In fact, they downright won’t take any chances of you contracting this issue. It’s important you get professional help form a doctor before attempting any treatments yourself.

Here are some of the most common treatments:

  • Surgery
  • Botox shots
  • Oral medications
  • Worthless supplements
  • Stop smoking
  • Relaxation techniques

You can’t go wrong with simple ways to ease you down a bit, and by being a more relaxed person. You’ll be less self-conscious, and greater comfort on your hands, and in your home. You’ll also feel less stress because you won’t get all worked up thinking people are going to notice the sweat spots.

I recommend going ahead and overcoming this issue, so you can enjoy life, and all the benefits that come with it. As an overweight person with sweaty palms, I miss out on all the aspects of life because there are things I can’t do.

You can’t afford to hold on to your social life, or your relationships.

While getting help is the wisest solution, it can become daunting especially when you begin the search for the right cure.

Remember you don’t have to live life at a disadvantage.

There are solutions, and they are easier to discover than you think.

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