health conditions


Question by  pooter (17)

What are the causes of excessive sweating upon exertion?

I have been sweating more than I think is normal, I am curious why this could be.


Answer by  YellowCup (1650)

Excessive sweating can be caused by hormones or could indicate something serious such as low blood pressure or low blood sugar while exertion is performed. A condition called hyperhidrosis which is very common can cause excessive sweating as well.


Answer by  sparksteacher (134)

Excessive sweating could be a sign of diabetes. Also, if you sweat more than usual you could have a thyroid condition or other health problem. Excessive sweating could also be a side effect of a medication that you are taking. Please consult with your doctor if your problem continues.


Answer by  YK (304)

Sweating upon exertion is normal, though if you are sweating excessively without any exertion, you may have a condition called hyperhidrosis. This is treatable, though it is a chronic condition.


Answer by  thelostone (1457)

Different people sweaat different amounts. Sweat is the way your body controls its temperature. If you are sweating more then normal for you then seek medical help.


Answer by  jsmith (2067)

The formal term for your condition - general excessive sweating - is hyperhidrosis. First, just like some people are taller or shorter, some people just happen to sweat more than others. If you have noticed a change in your own sweating patterns, however, it could be hormonal or psychological.


Answer by  champaign9497 (11977)

How much a person sweats depend upon the individual. If it is truly concerning you then you need to call your doctor and let them know what is going on and what your concerns are and they will be able to give a you a better answer.


Answer by  jw4hd (11)

Excessive sweating is caused by a lack of a regulation protein in the skin. This protein is not present to limit the amount of sweat released.


Answer by  Bo99 (392)

it can be because your are overweight. Also, the cause of it may be that your body is too acid, especially if you eat to much fast foods and processed meals. Colas and coffee are very acidic for the body.

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