Paid PostPosted on Dec 6, 201712 Things People With Hyperhidrosis Know All Too WellEverybody sweats, but it becomes a problem when sweating interferes with your life. Talk to your doctor about hyperhidrosis.by DermiraBrand PublisherLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail 1. When you have hyperhidrosis, you don't just simply start to sweat when it's hot out. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF HBO / Via hbo.com 2. You start to sweat whenever your body just feels like it. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Comedy Central / Via giphy.com People normally sweat when the body needs cooling, but those with hyperhidrosis may sweat no matter what. 3. And you sweat a lot. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Comedy Central / Via no-ones-fantasy.tumblr.com Sweat dripping from your face onto work papers. Socks and shirts getting soaked while seated. We're not talking minor-league sweating here. 4. Imagine everyone being able to see how uncomfortable you are. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CBS / Via sweet--deans.tumblr.com Besides normal things like exercise or being in hot temperatures, stress or nerves can often lead someone with hyperhidrosis to get pretty much soaked in sweat. 5. Or a polite social norm being the bane of your existence. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CBS / Via giphy.com 6. Simple things like gripping a steering wheel or holding a pen can become frustratingly difficult. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF New World Pictures / Via gypsyastronaut.tumblr.com Sweaty hands don't just make handshakes awkward, unfortunately. 7. No, we're not always more comfortable in situations when everyone else is sweating. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC / Via whathighschoolshouldwecallme.tumblr.com 8. But, hey, you do become extremely resourceful when napkins aren't on hand during a particularly sweaty moment. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Television / Via trillestat3.tumblr.com 9. Not everyone with hyperhidrosis has the same triggers, nor is the cause for their sweating the same. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via nbc.com Hyperhidrosis can happen in otherwise healthy people, but it can also be caused by systemic medical conditions affecting the neurological or endocrine systems. 10. Yes, we've tried every antiperspirant on the market. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox / Via giphy.com 11. And we know about the slightly more intense treatments, too. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF VH1 / Via realitytvgifs.tumblr.com We're doing everything within budget we can to get it under control — trust us. 12. And while there are different types of hyperhidrosis, one thing is appreciated by all of those affected: a little kindness. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF TV LAND / Via giphy.com It can feel pretty embarrassing to sweat too much. Being understanding of the condition and supportive while help is sought goes a very long way. Excessive sweating is a common problem that can be helped. Talking to your doctor about hyperhidrosis is no sweat!