Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change – Jesse Jackson


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3 Reasons You Sweat So Much—And What to Do About It

3 Reasons You Sweat So Much—And What to Do About It...

1. Your Mom, Uncle or Third Cousin Sweat a Lot Too
There's a type of excessive sweating that runs in families called primary hyperhidrosis (PH). Experts don't know what causes it, but it's definitely not because you have more sweat glands or that they're supersized. The size, number and location of these glands appear totally normal in people with PH, says Dee Anna Glaser, MD, professor of dermatology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and president of the International Hyperhidrosis Society. Their best guess: Something's off with your body's autonomic nervous system, which controls your…

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 3 Reasons You Sweat So Much—And What to Do About It

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International Hyperhidrosis Society

Founded in 2003 by an elite team of world-respected physicians and experts in hyperhidrosis research, the International Hyperhidrosis Society is the only independent, non-profit, global organization that strives to improve quality of life among those affected by excessive sweating.

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