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Can You Inherit Hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating of the hands, feet or armpits, is known to be genetic in nature. So if one of your family members has hyperhidrosis, you may be more likely to inherit the condition. Hyperhidrosis occurs when the overreacting of sympathetic nerves leads to excessive sweating. The Hyperhidrosis Center of Excellence offers a team 
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How Our Los Angeles Doctors Diagnose Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is a condition that affects approximately 2 to 3 percent of the population. This disorder can be embarrassing and uncomfortable to deal with. Many people may wonder if they have idiopathic hyperhidrosis, or sweaty hands, and if there is a cure. Unfortunately many people don’t consult an expert physician who can 
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Why Do I Sweat So Much?

Sweating is a normal, albeit inconvenient, physiological response to stressful conditions such as heat, exercise, anxiety, or embarrassment. However, for the estimated 1-2 percent of the population who suffer from hyperhidrosis, sweating can become a stressor in and of itself. Hyperhidrosis, characterized by excessive and unpredictable sweating, is often localized to the hands, feet, or 
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How to Stop Sweaty Hands: Tips From a Los Angeles Thoracic Surgeon

If you experience excessive and uncontrollable sweating of your hands or palms, you are likely suffering from a condition known as hyperhidrosis. While the physical symptoms of this condition may be discomforting, the social and psychological impact of sweaty hands is often the most debilitating. Hyperhidrosis is known to be the result of an overactive 
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Why You Should See a Thoracic Surgeon For Your Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis, a condition characterized by excessive and unpredictable sweating, can be socially discomforting and functionally debilitating. A minimally invasive surgical procedure, known as thoracoscopic sympathectomy, is widely considered the most effective treatment for hyperhidrosis. Since both general surgeons and thoracic surgeons may perform hyperhidrosis surgery, it is important to consider the technical expertise of your 
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Treating Sweaty Palms With Tap Water

Sweaty palms can be a discomforting and even debilitating condition, affecting nearly all aspects of your life. Excessive and unpredictable sweating of the hands, technically referred to as palmar hyperhidrosis, often goes untreated. Many people with sweaty palms have tried conservative therapies such as oral medication and antiperspirants without much success. If you suffer from 
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