Monday, June 17, 2024

Reason Why Some People Sweat a Lot

Everyone sweats in hot weather because it is part of the body’s self-cooling system.

Sweating is caused by a variety of factors, including hot weather, exercise, spicy food, stress, and others. When the body becomes cold, sweating stops, but some people sweat incessantly and in large quantities. In medical terminology, this is referred to as hyperhidrosis. Sweating all the time is not usually a major medical issue, but it can have an impact on daily life.

So, what causes excessive sweating in some people? The answer is not simple, and it necessitates a thorough examination of various factors. Sweating excessively can cause emotional and physical problems in your daily life.

There are two types of excessive sweating: primary hyperhidrosis, which has no obvious medical cause, and secondary hyperhidrosis, which has a medical cause. The second type is secondary hyperhidrosis, which is caused by a disease such as diabetes, hormonal changes, or medication use.

Some of the causes of this problem are discussed further below.

Hyperhidrosis (primary) Primary hyperhidrosis occurs when you do not have a disease but still sweat excessively. It causes excessive sweating in the armpits, face, palms, and heels of those who suffer from it. In fact, even in low temperatures, a lot of sweat is produced and lasts a long time. Sweating frequently begins without heat or physical activity as a result of overactive sweat glands. This is not a serious issue, but it can have an impact on daily life.

Hormone fluctuations When estrogen levels in middle-aged women fall, the part of the brain that regulates temperature becomes more difficult to function. As a result, women sweat profusely because the brain is unsure whether or not the body needs to cool down.

Diabetes Patients sweat a lot at night, especially when their blood sugar levels fall. Insulin and other diabetes medications frequently cause excessive sweating.

Any Illness Excessive sweating can also be caused by diseases such as tuberculosis (TB), heart disease, and sinus infections.

Several medications A variety of medications, including sedatives, diabetes medications, and hormone therapy, can cause secondary hyperhidrosis.

Additional medical reasons Anxiety, heart attack, autoimmune diseases, blood cancer, thyroid diseases, HIV and AIDS, and other conditions cause the body to sweat excessively.

Stress can also be indicated by excessive sweating for no apparent reason. This sweat is not produced to cool the body, but rather as a response to the body’s readiness to deal with difficult conditions.

Weather Everyone knows that when the weather is hot and humid, people begin to sweat as soon as they step outside. Aside from that, sweat evaporates more slowly in hot and humid weather, increasing the sensation of sweating.

Caffeine and hot foods in this regard, your diet is also important; food and drink activate the central nervous system, which also controls the sweat glands. As a result, eating foods high in chilies stimulates the activity of these glands.

Mehjabeen Qasim
Mehjabeen Qasim
Business Journalist at Startup Pakistan

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