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Sweating

Also known as Hyperhydrosis, Miliaria, Prickly Heat

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  • Excessive head and face sweating

    I am 63 and for the last 22 years have suffered with excessive sweating on my head and face, which seems to be getting worse.  This is uncomfortable and embarrassing.  If I do anything even slightly energetic (hoovering, ironing etc.) it is worse, and it takes a long time for me to cool …

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  • How i cured my Hyperhidrosis

    I suffered from HH for nearly twenty years.. I wanted to share my story as within the last ten days my HH is now finally under control... It was all about how I controlled my breathing.  Yes the thing we take for granted. The thing we don’t get trained to do. Ive had ETS surgery and own my …

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  • Clonidine for excessive sweating.

    Well I've started my tablets today for my sweating so let's see what happens and how i feel over the next week, and see if I get any side effects. Don't feel real happy about going on Chlonidine because they are more for high blood pressure & hot flushes but anything is worth a try …

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  • Craniofacial hyperhidrosis

    I am so relieved to find out that their is a name for excessive sweating and thats its not all in my head. I honestly feel like a pressure cooker about to explode, and then when u start to cool abit in kicks the banging headache and then back to over boiling, i just feel pure relief knowing that i …

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  • Excessive head and scalp sweating Any ideas?

    Hello I am 70 years old female and have suffered head and scalp sweating mostly in the summer on days when it is hot.  I have never liked the heat but it got worse after the menopause.  On days when it is hot I find it hard to go out anywhere as very soon my hair is soaking wet and sweat …

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  • Night Sweats Following Surgery!!

    Night sweats after hip surgery!! I had hip surgery in 2013 and had sweats so bad I did not have enough night clothing or sheets to soak up the perspiration. I had hip surgery again in 2015 and again I had to throw out my pillow, it was soaked with my sweat. Not enough sheets or towels to possible …

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  • Sweating after Bending

    I tend to get sweating after bending over. i start sweating over my back and head and get  throat irritation and chest muscle pain. I have severe gastritis. What could be the reason.

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  • Excessive head and face sweating

    I am a 62 year old woman and my head and face sweat for no reason. My hair ends up soaked with the slightest bit of excertion and it is embarrassing. My doctor says it is menopause but I am way past that.  What can I do?

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  • Excessive Sweating - face, neck and head

    I have the symptoms of Polysysticovaries with the excessive hair, sweating, weight and so on, but the only thing that I can't hide is the sweating. When i dry my hair i have to dry it again and again as my head just drips in sweat. I can walk up a flight of stairs and sit at my desk at work and …

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  • Still looking for people to help with short questionnaire

    Hi  I'm looking for a few people who suffer from excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis to help test a short questionnaire. This is to make sure that the questions are relevant and can be easily understood. It would involve a short phone conversation and you would be paid £20.... Native …

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  • Head sweating propranolol

    I've suffered with this for years and going through menopause Drs kept saying it was that Finally I seen a dermatologist First I was put on oxybutynin which helped better than the probanthine Now they have just started me on propranolol 40mg up to 3 times a day let's see if this helps …

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  • Hyperhidrosis

    Hi, I am looking for tips on things people have tried that work. I have suffered with hyperhidrosis since my teens, it started with sweaty armpits but now it affects my whole body. In general it is manageable but when I exercise the sweat pours off me all over my body, usually drawing horrified …

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  • i wake up every night in a cold sweat

    For the last couple of months now ive woken up every night in a cold sweat and my whole body is soaking wet like ive just got out the bath and my bedding and pillow are drenched. ive had some blood tests to rule out menopause and thyroid problems and the doctor has no idea what the cause is .im a 37 …

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  • Questionnaire

    Hi  I'm looking for a few people who suffer from excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis to help test a short questionnaire. This is to make sure that the questions are relevant and can be easily understood. It would involve a short (10-15 minute) phone conversation and you would be paid £ …

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  • Change of Direction

    For as long as I can remember, right back to childhood, I have suffered the embarrassment of excessive sweating. At first it was mainly my hands and feet but, on reaching puberty, I began to experience severe perspiration in my under-arms and groin too. The one saving grace was that, even in …

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  • Excessive sweating on my head and face

    This has got worse over the past year or two and it could be a combination of the menopause and severe anxiety. I'm 55 but the sweat drips down my face even when I'm lying down or still. I've had eczema all of my life and chronic asthma but this sweating is not normal. I've read …

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  • Ramipril withdrawal and side effects

    In February, I had an icd fitted. I've have gradual increases from 1.25mg of ramipril to 10mg. During this time I have started sweating again (I had stopped sweating due to weight loss), but now it really awfully profusely sweating. I have other mee, which I have either stopped or changed to no …

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  • Excessive sweating from armpits

    I've been suffering for a while now with excessive sweating from my arm pits. I can be driving and I can just sweat for no reason what so ever. If I'm not doing anything I just sweat. It really is horrible and I'd love for a way to stop it. I've tried all kinds of deodorants to try …

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  • would this be considered night sweats?

    About 8 weeks ago I found a enlarged lymph node on the side of my neck, I started googling this and it said to be concerned if I started getting night sweats. Sure enough after I read that I woke up one night to sweat between my breasts (I had a sweatshirt on and 2 blankets so I ruled it out as …

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  • Face flushes and sweats, also thick saliva.

    Every single day around the time I go in to work (between 3pm and 5pm), my face gets hot and starts sweating, and my saliva gets thick. I eat lunch about an hour before I go to work. Sometimes these symptoms start before lunch, sometimes after, but it always lasts until after I arrive at work and …

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  • Help my 15 year old daughter

    Hi My 15 year old daughter has finally been diagnosed with Hiperhidrosis, we are waiting an appointment from hospital.  Does anything actually work? I feel so bad for her it affects everything in all aspects of her life.  She will be doing her GCSE's next year and if its anything …

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  • Sudden Cold Sweats

    I'm a 59 y/o post menopause female. I've recently been having occasional sudden cold sweat breakouts during the day while I am doing housework. I'm not overworking myself and it happens maybe once a week, my body breaks out in cold sweat, I feel weak and about to faint where I have to …

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  • Drysol Compensatory Sweating

    Hi guys.  Looking to see if anybody has gone through a case of compensatory sweating using Drysol? I've suffered from armpit and back sweating for a number of years. I started using Drysol a few years ago on my armpits and back to mask the sweating. Worked a treat!!! I used it for quite …

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  • So glad I found this group!!

    I've dealt with the same thing you all have! So embarrassing!  I always have a small battery operated fan with me at all times. And I found wearing a nice soft cotton scarf (like a bandana) will absorb the sweat to keep it from running off your face.  There are tons of …

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  • Excessive overheating and sweating

    I'm a 51 year old female who has Fibromyalgia, Anxiety and has also had two back to back Dbl Pulmonary Embolisms. I would say I have suffered with full head, face and neck sweats for over 3/4years. I have to do little or no exercise to be covered with dripping water. It has become almost …

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  • Primary or secondary?

    Hi Everyone I was diagnosed with hyperhidrosis back when I was 20. Now 26. Recently been working with a doctor to finally find the underlying cause of my condition. As I’m not convinced I’m a primary hyperhidrosis sufferer, rather potentially thyroid issues. My hyperhidrosis only comes on when I’ …

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  • Continuing face and head sweats with no help!

    For the past three years I have suffered with the horribly uncomfortable effects of facial & cranial hyperhidrosis . . . a condition that came from nowhere.  To top that off, I live in Arizona, but it isn't just our heat that causes the sweating--its everything.  Like others, my …

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  • Why can't doctors figure this out?

    I’m 67 and have been done with menopause at 58.  I came down with a very rare auto immune disease called NMO, a distant form of MS.  I started the excessive sweating around my head and neck about 6 months ago after getting the disease in Sept 2016.  I too experience sweats when I get …

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  • Hyperhidrosis left and came back 10 years later...help!

    Hello, I have a very strange problem that I am hoping you will have some thoughts on... When I was in puberty I had excessive sweating on my hands and arm pits. It was a horrible time in my life, but I used Drysol to mostly manage the issue the best that I could. Luckily for me, the problem …

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  • Excessive Sweatting

    Hello,  I've the past 6 months I have been excessively sweating from my entire body. What I've discovered is that when I swear I'm not stressed, or nervous, I could be sitting down at home watching tv and I start sweating from my face, my feet and hands. It's starting to get to …

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  • Facial sweating

    Hi there I had a mental breakdown in 2014 and now have mental health issues and severe depressive disorder I take high dosage of 3 medications as soon as I started taking my meds I noticed a bit of sweating but disregarded as my gp advised that this was a side effect of 2 of my medicines. 3 years …

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  • Head Sweats

    Oh what a relief - others suffer too. Read most postings and have noticed a fact that a lot of us also have fibro, COS , arthritis. I too am on 2 anti depressants, wear patch for pain & take 2 dif pain killers, blood pressure meds, antihistamines etc. Like some had a lot of surgery (on my 4th …

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  • I suffer from Craniohyperhindrois

    I'm about to be 38 in October and I've had enough. This medical condition has altered my life from enjoying outside activities to a simple visit to family and friends. They don't seem to care nor is the air adjusted to make me comfortable so I don't visit. I have to stay where I' …

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