Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating or Hh):
- Affects 4.8% of the population and 8.8% of people aged 18-39 years. 
- Is more common than autism , melanoma , psoriasis  and peanut allergies. 
- 55% of hyperhidrosis sufferers say their condition started at or before the age of 10 years. 
- Most hyperhidrosis sufferers avoid public view, handshakes and other forms of touch. 
- Anxiety, depression  and attention deficit disorder  are much more common among hyperhidrosis sufferers. So are skin infections. 
- And, importantly, there are two types of hyperhidrosis: primary Hh and secondary Hh. Knowing the difference is vital to sufferers' health and treatment journey.
Unfortunately, 95% of hyperhidrosis sufferers say their Hh is not resolved. 
Whether it's children at play, in sports, music, or art; teens struggling to feel accepted and self-actualize; or adults at work and in relationships -- the hurdles (physical, functional, social, and emotional) presented by hyperhidrosis are difficult or impossible to surmount without understanding from the medical community and communities at large.
To learn more about Hyperhidrosis, patients and families should visit: https://www.sweathelp.org/
Medical professional should visit: https://www.sweathelp.org/medical-professional-resources.html
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