Reason behind Excessive Sweating – Home Remedies


  • Mainly you can categories excessive sweating into two types, one type is known as generalized, while other one is known as focal hyperhidrosis. 
  • Generalized hyperhidrosis occurs over the entire body of the person (which is in fact the case associated with me too), while the focal one is the case when sweating occur only at a particular area like face, chest or any single part of your body.
  • Sometimes excessive sweating can also be caused by your sensitivity towards some situation or food items. 
  • This can be considered as a way or indication that something is wrong with you and your body indicates the same to you by displaying sweat at your body.
  • Many people also consider this problem associated with the genetic issue too. Although the reasons which we mentioned here are all general one and your excessive sweating might have some other reasons too except these. 
  • What I would recommend you is to visit your doctor and consult him so that you can have the exact reason and treatment for the same.
Reasons which might be behind excessive sweating


One of the main reasons behind excessive sweating is obesity or overweight (which is valid in my case too). If you are overweight then you have the genuine reason for excessive sweating, as due to overweight body exerts more power to hold your overweight body, thus causes internal warmth, which converts sweat at your body. If you are suffering from overweight and wanted to get rid of the same then here is a special diet program for you: The Diet Solution for You! I think that this can help you to reduce your weight.

It is the situation in which some women’s might sweat a lot, as this is the period when there body alters a bit and thus might cause excessive sweating. During this period many changes happen in the body of the women, so it might also be a reason behind excessive sweating.

For some people exercising can also become a reason behind sweating. The reason why our body sweats during exercise is that the body exerts extra heat during exercising time, and the body automatically tries to cool it down with the help of sweating.

Some More Causes
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Cancer
  • Certain medicines, including thyroid hormone, morphine, drugs to reduce fevers, and medicines to treat mental disorders
  • Emotional or stressful situations (anxiety)
  • Exercise
  • Fever
  • Infection
  • Low blood sugar
  • Menopause
  • Overactive thyroid gland
  • Spicy foods (known as “gustatory sweating”)
  • Warm temperatures
  • Withdrawal from alcohol or narcotic pain killers
Home Remedies
After sweating, you should:
  • Wash your face and body
  • Change clothes and bed sheets
  • Drink plenty of water to replace lost body fluids
  • Slightly lower room temperature to prevent more sweating
When to Contact a Medical Professional
Contact your health care provider if sweating is accompanied by:
  • Fever
  • Weight loss
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rapid, pounding heartbeat
These symptoms may indicate a problem, such as hyperthyroidism or infection.
Also call your health care provider if:
  • You sweat a lot or sweating lasts for a long time or can’t be explained.
  • Sweating occurs with or is followed by chest pain or pressure.
  • Sweating is accompanied by weight loss or most often occurs during sleep.

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