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Most people who do not have Hyperhidrosis and even some professionals in the health area or the patient’s family do not know how much hyperhidrosis can disturb their sufferers. Although it is not considered a serious health problem , only the ones who have to live with this condition can understand the discomfort it causes. People who have hyperhidrosis refer to the sweating excess as a great problem.


Hyperhidrosis affects men and women; it can appear in several ages.
People who suffer from Hyperhidrosis show sweating in the same conditions and under the same incentives that the other people ; the only difference is that it happens in larger amounts. On the other hand, they can show sweating even in conditions where other people would not present it: in situations with low emotional loads and in normal temperature. That ends up generating an anxiety process that feeds Hyperhidrosis.


Formerly, the association of Hyperhidrosis to psychological problems was quite nomal, but nowadays we understand Hyperhidrosis has a genetic causes. The patient is born with the tendency to develop the disease. The evidence of this genetic cause is that in the patients' families it is very common that their direct relatives (parents, siblings, uncles, aunts or grandparents) also suffer from the same problem. Recent publications in the USA confirm this possibility. Another evidence of the genetic cause is that even very small children have Hyperhidrosis.


What actually happens is that Hyperhidrosis is a great problem for their sufferers, and it provokes psychological problems that are consequences and not the cause of Hyperhidrosis.
These psychological alterations are easily perceptible in the patients. Therefore, in the past, they motivated the psychological and farmacologic treatment of this problem with not so good results . As we have already emphasized, the psychological alterations are consequences and not the cause of Hyperhidrosis.


Many patients refer that Hyperhidrosis first appeared or worsened when they were submitted to high professional responsibilities or to situations of emotional distress when they were young adults or adolescents.
In adittion, many of the patients mention that just after they noticed they started sweating, the sweating became more intense. We called that "Syndrome of the Trigger for Hyperhidrosis."


The "Syndrome of the Trigger for Hyperhidrosis" is related the psychological alterations provoked by Hyperhidrosis.
The patients with Hyperhidrosis, in almost it totality, can present “The Trigger for Hyperhidrosis Syndrome”. They explain that when notice that they are going to start sweating, they enter an anxiety process which is generated by their own conscience. As a cosequence, they sweat in an even more intense degree. That happens because Hyperhidrosis provokes psychological alterations that feed the hyperhidrosis process, generating a vicious circle: Hyperhidrosis of genetic origin provokes psychological alterations that itensify Hyperhidrosis and, consequently, more psychological alterations, feeding the vicious circle and generating the "The Trigger for Hyperhidrosis Syndrome"
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“The Trigger for Hyperhidrosis Syndrome”, described by Naturale Clinic’s doctors, is the group of psychological reactions resulting from the Genetic Hyperhidrosis, that causes anxiety and worsens the signs and symptoms. That way, the psychological alterations of Hyperhidrosis are put as consequences and not as the causes the problem.
Therefore Hyperhidrosis is a cause of psychological problems and not itsr consequence.
Hyperhidrosis occurs mainly in the armpits, the hands and the feet, but it can also occur in the face, mainly in the frontal area (the forehead) and the scalp, as well as the thorax, the nape, the area under the mamma, the inguinal area or any other area of the body.


The sufferers of Axillary Hyperhidrosis (armpits) complain about excessively wet, stained and damaged clothes; the aspect of lack of hygiene; the impression they give people of emotional disarray, and lack of adaptation to the necessary clothes for their work.
The sufferers of Palmar Hyperhidrosis (hands) complain about problems to handle papers in several types of activities, to play instruments, to type, to greet with a handshake, in closer contacts, to drive and to practice sports. .
The sufferers of Plantar Hyperhidrosis (feet) complain about exaggerated humidity, tendency to get mycoses and the sensation that the feet slip inside the shoes.


We could observe an increase in the number of bacteria in humid areas of the body. Hyperhidrosis can be associated to the increase of odors of the body, although it is not the directly responsible for this kind of problem.

The Trigger of Hyperhidrosis Syndrome

The “The Trigger of Hyperhidrosis Syndrome ”, described by Naturale Clinic's doctors is the group of current psychological reactions of genetic Hyperhidrosis, that generates anxiety and worsening of the signs and symptoms.

Hyperhidrosis has a genetics causes. But the presence of the Hyperhidrosis bothering their sufferers , that end up generating anxiety a process that feeds the own hyperhidrosis. We called this situation of "The Trigger of Hyperhidrosis Syndrome ".

The genetic hyperhidrosis, worsened by the psychological problems by her generated, end up provoking a vicious circle that feeds Hyperhidrosis

 

Hyperhidrosis occurs mainly in the armpits, the hands and the feet, but it can also occur in the face, mainly in the frontal area (the forehead) and the scalp, as well as the thorax, the nape, the area under the mamma, the inguinal area or any other area of the body.
The sufferers of Axillary Hyperhidrosis (armpits) complain about excessively wet, stained and damaged clothes; the aspect of lack of hygiene; the impression they give people of emotional disarray, and lack of adaptation to the necessary clothes for their work.
The sufferers of Palmar Hyperhidrosis (hands) complain about problems to handle papers in several types of activities, to play instruments, to type, to greet with a handshake, in closer contacts, to drive and to practice sports. .
The sufferers of Plantar Hyperhidrosis (feet) complain about exaggerated humidity, tendency to get mycoses and the sensation that the feet slip inside the shoes.
We could observe an increase in the number of bacteria in humid areas of the body. Hyperhidrosis can be associated to the increase of odors of the body, although it is not the directly responsible for this kind of problem.

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