Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Causes Of Excessive Sweating And How To Overcome It

Excessive Sweating / Hyperhidrosis

Excess sweating is often problematic, in addition to cause body odor also causes a feeling of discomfort and lack confidence. Sweat is produced by sweat glands/sebacea glands. It is located on the network under the skin. Sweat glands produce sweat liquid from the arrangement of the autonomic nerve, who worked outside human consciousness (e.g. the existence of heartbeat, bowel motion, motion and breath the desire to pee or large).

Things that cause excessive sweating:

  1. Certain food or drinks containing caffeine or alcohol can make us sweat. Spicy foods can also cause sweating. 
  2. Medications such as some anti-psikosa drugs used to treat psychiatric disorders, high doses of morphine, thyroxine and an overdose of pain reliever medications (such as aspirin and asetaminofin). 
  3. Menopause: menopausal women can experience hot flashes, where an increase in the temperature of the skin accompanied by sweat and steamy. This happens due to the decrease in estrogen levels. 
  4. Hypoglycemia: low blood sugar levels often found in diabetics that consume or insulin anti-diabetic medications-oral. Initially the symptoms are sweating, body trembling, weak, hungry and nausea. Hypoglycemia can also occur after a meal, especially on those who have undergone surgery of the stomach or intestines.  
  5. Fever: occurs when body temperature rises above the normal limit up. Fever can occur on many different types of  bacterial infection and viruses. When body temperature begins to drop back, can be accompanied by excessive sweating.
  6. Hyperthyroidism: Sometimes the thyroid gland produces hormones thyroxine are numerous. This can cause weight loss, rapid heart rate or irregular, restless, increased sensitivity to heat and excessive sweating.
  7. Heart attack: occurs when blood flow to the heart muscle decreases. The symptoms are chest pain that spreads to the shoulders, arms or back, excessive sweating and shortness of breath. 
  8. Tuberculosis: the symptoms are sweating at night. Malaria: malaria Symptoms related to the life cycle of the parasite cause. At first, as pain sufferers chills, nausea and vomiting; When body temperature begins to drop, will come out a lot of sweat.

Tips to reduce excess sweat:

  1. Avoid Consuming spicy food: the chemicals contained in the spicy foods can cause increased body temperature so that the brain reacts quickly and removing excess sweat. For that kind of food intake to avoid this.
  2. Diet and exercise: Generally those who are obese tend to be easily compared to those who sweat has a normal body weight. Excess food intake causes the overproduction of sweat, because these foods are hard to digest so the body's metabolism work harder and even body temperature heats up. For it change food menu with different kinds of vegetables and fruits.
  3. The consumption of grapes: grapes have the ability to maintain body temperature remains normal. This grape juice can be substituted with tomato juice because the composition is almost the same with wine. Both pieces are good to get rid of sweat naturally
  4. Avoid energy drinks and coffee: because it can accelerate the pace of the nervous system that plays an important role in increasing body temperature
  5. Use Alum to restrict the sweat armpits: Alum can make your armpit remains dry and not moist. For that use at any time in order to keep your armpit, then dry on the crease of the armpit sweat production not mixed with bacteria.
  6. Wear clothing made from cotton or wool, and avoid material synthesis: cotton or wool can keep air circulation so your body breathe easy. The type of material is easy to absorb excess sweat from the body, thus avoiding the body odor. 


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