(HealthDay News) -- Everyone sweats, but sweating profusely may be a sign of hyperhidrosis, the medical term for excessive sweating.
The American Academy of Dermatology mentions these risk factors:
- Having another member of the family who sweats heavily.
- Having a medical condition such as gout, a tumor or diabetes.
- Taking certain medications or supplements.
- Undergoing menopause, which can trigger hot flashes.