Are you constantly drenched in your own sweat day and night? If so, I have the perfect remedy that can help you stop excessive sweating. Excessive sweating is also known as hyperhidrosis and refers to the abnormal production of sweat in the body. Perspiration is another term for sweating, hence the products antiperspirants.
Whenever our body is overwhelmed we start to produce sweat to help us cool down. That is why we often see professional soccer players, tennis players drenched in sweat, it is because playing a sport for over an hour at maximum performance requires a lot of stamina and energy. If we don’t produce sweat, it will take our body loner to cool down thus it is necessary and is completely normal to sweat.
However a small percentage, close to 8 % of Americans suffer from hyperhidrosis which is when the body produces an abnormal amount of sweat, sweat can be produced even if they are idle or not doing anything that requires great amount of energy. Hyperhidrosis is not only embarrassing but can have serious effects on an individual’s self-esteem. Nobody likes to see a sweaty armpit or sweat patches because it is just not a nice view.
If you are suffering from either hyperhidrosis or can’t control your perspiration in your daily needs, or even if you are going out for a run and don’t want to be drenched in sweat afterwards consider using some short term remedies including antiperspirants.
Nowadays there are various antiperspirants available on the market suited for men and women, some common brands we may be likely to encounter are lynx, dove, etc. There also come in various forms, such as sprays, perfume, roll-ons, etc.
If you are looking for a more long term remedy consider trying out some natural remedies, there are also hundreds of various remedies that you can do it yourself at home or those that can be purchased from your local supermarket. Some common natural remedies that I recommend you try out are
- Herbal Tea
- Witch Haze
- Wheatgrass Juice
- Tannic Acid
- Tomato Juice
There are also a range of other therapy treatments including surgery, although surgery is not recommended people still opt for this option. Surgery can involve injecting Botox into the skin which stops the sweat glands from producing sweat, there are mixed results on the internet and injecting Botox has a range of side effects including blurred vision, headaches, etc.
Other factors such as stress, eating the wrong foods such as hot and spicy foods can also contribute to excessive sweating. If you want to learn how to sweat less then I would recommend that you do research first on why you are sweating in the first place.
Here are some tips that you can follow if you are suffering from excessive sweating, drink more water, contrary to popular belief drinking more water has more beneficial factors than negative. Drinking water hydrates the body which allows the body to feel cool. Avoid eating hot and spicy foods and stay far away from anything that has caffeine in it , this includes coffee, your favorite soft drinks. Caffeine is proven to bring blood pressure levels up causing your body to sweat more.
If you are serious in stopping sweat then be prepared to commit to a plan, you are not going to get rid of sweating forever if you don’t put the effort in or if you are too lazy to act because you believe it will go away eventually. It is also important that you follow your plan, don’t just give up after 1 week just because you didn’t see any improvements. Follow through for a month or so at least before judging whether it worked for you.