Valentine’s Day is known to be a stressful holiday, but for those who suffer from excessive sweating, it can be the most dreaded holiday of all. Hyperhidrosis sufferers know all too well how demoralizing it can be to constantly have to worry about uncontrollable sweating, in addition to wondering if those around them are taking notice. It is a frustrating daily struggle that can lead one to resent their own body. Dermadry wants to change that.
Sweating, also known as perspiration, is an essential bodily function that helps regulate body temperature. Sweating is a completely normal response to various internal and external factors. Our individual sweat rate depends on a variety of factors, including temperature and our level of activity. However, if there is no recognized cause or trigger to the sweating, then it can signal a bigger problem.
Pasma is a Filipino folk illness that is primarily characterized by excessive sweating of the hands. Many comparisons have been drawn between Pasma and the medical condition known as hyperhidrosis. So, what exactly is the link between the two?