How To Stop Sweaty Armpits

How To Stop Sweaty Armpits

No I'm not talking about the kind that can be taken cared of by simply using a deodorant/anti-perspirant. I'm talking about severe sweating that your clothes get soaked with perspiration even if you use anti-perspirants. To say that this can be embarassing is truly an understatement.

Yes it is quite normal to sweat heavily specially when it's hot. For some people, however, sweating is a big problem even if at normal temperature levels. This hub will show you how to finally stop sweaty armpits so you can gain back your confidence and lead a happy, normal life.

What You Can Do To Stop Dripping Armpits

Excessive sweating in the underarms is a medical condition called axillary hyperhidrosis by doctors. Here's just a some of the things that you can do to stop sweaty armpits along with the odor that comes with it.

  • Keep your body clean. Avoid reusing clothes that you have worn before specially if you have perspired on them.

  • Chili, onions, garlic, alcohol and coffee can stimulate sweating. Avoid them as much as possible.

  • Regularly apply anti-perspirant. I know that some cases are so severe that anti-perspirants don't work. Read on and I'll tell you how to deal with the severe cases.

  • If you start sweating because of anxiety or panic attacks, treat the cause of the problem. Sounds common sense but you'll be surprised how many people neglect using common sense.

  • Botox can help you treat excessively sweaty underarms. However, keep in mind that Botox ® is just a treatment and not a cure. The effect will eventualy wear off and you have to do another treatment. This can be expensive.

  • Use a stronger anti-perspirant that contains aluminium chloride solution. Anti-perspirants that contain aluminum chloride are proven to help with excessive sweating. Certain Dri ® cost only $4.69 from Amazon.


  • Iontopheresis, may help if hyperhidrosis is so severe that even aluminum chloride solution can't remedy. It involves putting the affected area of skin in a liquid. A small electrical current is passed through the liquid. This is not painful or unpleasant but the treatment has some effect on the sweat glands.

  • As a last resort, you can try surgery but this is risky. Surgery doesn't always work and if it does work, there's a chance that sweating will start elsewhere in the body.

It's always best to consult your doctor if your underarm sweating is severe.



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Cris A 7 years ago from Manila, Philippines

I had second thoughts if I should comment or not for people might think.... nah, i just dropped by to say good hub, my friend! :D


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Kudlit 7 years ago from Laguna Author

Hehehe. I'm not speaking from experience if that's what you want to know.


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Cris A 7 years ago from Manila, Philippines

Ah you read my mind dear sir. And I thought I was a sly fox! :D


abc 6 years ago

helpful


pankaj 6 years ago

thanxs for making it simple. it helped me to add some relevant information


jimmy  6 years ago

use perspi guard i use to sweat so much, through layer after layer of clothng, nothing seemed to work. i ordered perspi guard at www.buyinconfidence.com or summet and after a few weeks my worst problem with my body vanished. appple ever 4 nights ive found, at night when sweat glands are least active. its been working for over 5 months now, im going to buy another bottle today, totally worth it! only a tenner, and pasts for 6 months about. good luck all, dont suffer unnecarserily! xx


Holla 6 years ago

What Wonderful news i can start living my life thanks to your easy steps. I am so glad days of sweating are over!


Gary 6 years ago

I have used Certain Dri and I can say that it DEFINITELY works! Best stuff I ever used. I highly recommend it. You can get it at most pharmacies.


Curing Excessive Sweating 6 years ago

Great hub! There is new scientific research that indicates that there might be a risk when using antiperspirants on a regular basis (specially for women: enhanced risk of breast cancer). So if in doubt, use the natural methods that the creator of the site recommends.


idk 6 years ago

hi apperantly putting lemons in a bucket of water can help so maybe bathing in it??? I'm not sure i have never tried it


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viveresperando 5 years ago from A Place Where Nothing Is Real

great hub!


annoymous 5 years ago

this didnt help


zara 5 years ago

lol init it helps like loads

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