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Hyperhidrosis is a condition characterized by excessive sweating. The sweating can affect just one specific area or the whole body - most often times it affects the hands, feet and arm pits. Each foot has an average of 250,000 eccrine sweat glands that produce about a half a pint of sweat each day, so having slightly wet feet is normal. However, if feet are constantly warm, wet and sweaty this may be a cause for concern. 

Treatment 
 

Some alterations in daily activity and lifestyle may help improve symptoms:

  • Antiperspirants - deodorants do not stop sweating, but antiperspirants sprays do. Some prescription antiperspirants include aluminum chloride, which plugs the sweat glands.
  • Armpit shields - pads worn in the armpit to protect a garment from perspiration.
  • Clothing - certain synthetic fibers, such as nylon, may worsen symptoms. Loose clothing is better.
  • Shoes - synthetic materials are more likely to worsen symptoms. Natural materials, such as leather, are recommended.
  • Socks - some socks are better at absorbing moisture, such as thick, soft ones made of natural fibers.


Brought to you by Doctor John A. Hardy, owner of Toronto's foot clinic, Academy Foot and Orthotics Clinic.

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Academy Clinics has a special interest in high quality custom orthotics.

 

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