Health Tip: Why Can't I Stop Sweating?

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(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.
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