General Questions

Here are some of the frequently asked questions about hyperhidrosis and its treatment. These will be added to if more questions are asked.

Please read through these first before contacting us with any more specific questions.

How common is hyperhidrosis?
Can hyperhidrosis be cured?
Can it be inherited?
What are the symptoms of hyperhidrosis?
What causes hyperhidrosis?
Why are the hands, feet or armpits often affected?
Will my hyperhidrosis go away or wil I grow out of it?
What changes can I make to improve my symptoms?
I was told to avoid soap-based products for washing with, what should I use instead?
Are there any alternative of complementary therapies to treat hyperhidrosis?
Can children be treated for hyperhidrosis?
Are there any websites aimed at children with hyperhidrosis?

If you still cannot find the answer to your question try one of the other FAQ pages or contact us.