What Exactly Is Hyperhidrosis?

An estimated 16.5 million people in the U.S. alone struggle with hyperhidrosis aka “excessive sweating.” The condition, marked by heavy sweating of the hands, feet, underarms, or all three, can significantly impair one’s quality life. From a handshake to a warm embrace, simple moments most take for granted are often filled with fear and anxiety for people with hyperhidrosis.