Sweating is a natural condition of the body, it depends on the heat or the physical activity that is carried out, some people perspire much more than others . It can even become uncomfortable when it appears without warning in situations of nervousness and love uncertainty. This state is a condition that also manifests itself in a specific area of ​​the body, such as the hands, and is called palmar hyperhidrosis.

What is palmar hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis refers to excessive perspiration without apparent cause and spontaneously, the palms, soles, pubic region and armpits tend to sweat due to the presence of more sweat glands, those responsible for producing sweat. This pathology can be due to genetics or clinical situations such as pregnancy, menopause, alcohol abuse, diabetes, respiratory failure, obesity, thyroid problems, among others.

For people who suffer from excessive sweating on their hands , there is nothing more annoying and worrying. It can limit their social life, shaking hands at work, caressing other people, our body needs to reestablish its temperature and releases this liquid that evaporates on our skin, so that we are cooler and stabilize our balance. But now, the sweat of the hands does not work the same as the one that we can feel in the armpits or the feet.

This alteration usually appears from a very young age, appears in both men and women, and can last a lifetime if we do not apply a treatment. Extreme sweating can be controlled with dermatological products designed exclusively for it. If your hands perspire mercilessly, don’t panic! Here we tell you how to detect the problem and solve it.

Solutions or treatments for palmar hyperhidrosis

The best way to prevent it is by not exposing yourself for a long time to the sun, improving your diet and avoiding drinking alcohol and drinking coffee. You should also visit a dermatologist and use products recommended by the specialist. In case of suffering from hyperhidrosis, you can resort to the application of Botox, even when you think that it only serves to correct wrinkles, the reality is that it helps to reduce palmar sweating, as well as in other areas of the body.

3% of the population suffers from hyperhidrosis, specialists tell us that 40% of those who suffer from it, have another member of the family the same problem. We could therefore say that it has a hereditary basis.

Natural remedies to treat it

For people suffering from palmar hyperdrosis there are several solutions with which to eliminate this problem . Natural remedies can alleviate the problem of sweating hands, but they will not solve it definitively. They can help you day to day, but you should be the one to choose the best method depending on the severity of the problem.

  • The sodium bicarbonate thanks to its alkali power helps to treat sweat and keep our hands dry , slightly dissolving in hot water and dipping hands in this preparation ten minutes.
  • The black tea is an excellent driver and a good sweat deodorant, for it must boil a cup of water and put 5 tea bags. Once ready and when it is still warm, dip your hands in it for about ten minutes. It has been shown to be very effective in treating palmar hyperhidrosis .
  • Tomato juice: if you drink the juice of two tomatoes in the morning, your body will stay cool and you will avoid excessive sweating. Also avoid consuming many spices and also onions, since they make you sweat more pronounced than normal.
  • The infusion of sage , tea and chamomile is a great ally to regulate our perspiration. If you drink be prepared every morning for 20 days, little by little you will see how your perspiration reduces. You just have to boil a glass of water, and add a tablespoon of sage and a teaspoon and a half of chamomile and a little tea, Let it rest for about 10 minutes, filter the content and add a little honey.

Another way is to apply talcum powder to your hands , which works as a kind of blotter. This remedy only works for low levels of perspiration.

In addition to the above remedies you can take green tomato juice, the green tomato has extensive healing properties for many ailments and health problems. It is recommended that in the morning you blend a medium tomato with half a cup of water and drink it after breakfast. This food will help you balance the acidity levels in your body, helping you to excess sweat.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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