Are you embarrassed by how much you sweat? It's normal to sweat when you get nervous or exert yourself. However, if you sweat easily or to the point where sweat is visible on your clothing when you aren't exerting yourself, you may have a condition called "hyperhidrosis," or excessive sweating. Without treatment, say experts, hyperhidrosis can interfere with everyday activities and may even cause other skin conditions to develop.
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Some people have overactive glands and produce sweat excessively, a medical condition called hyperhidrosis. A Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center dermatologist offers tips to deal with the condition.