CBT cutting down on the sweat in patients with hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis, a condition that causes excessive sweating, is brought on by a combination of the body’s temperature regulating system and emotional factors. The way emotional triggers affect this condition had never been studied in depth.

A recent study at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota showed that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) helps not only with the general anxieties that trigger sweating, but also with social anxiety brought on by hyperhidroses itself and therefore can further reduce the unwanted sweating.

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  1. gil betancourt
    gil betancourt says:

    been suffering from hyperhidrosis for many years. it is triggered by certain social situations. it doesnt happen all the time but it has happened enough to dictate my life. need help.


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