How To Stop Excessive Sweating

Have you always sweat under normal conditions? Do you wear a T-shirt under your shirt to prevent the sweat from showing? Do leave your jacket on just so the sweat wont show and do you have yellow marks on your arm pit areas on your clothes? If you do then it could be possible that you suffer from Hyperhidrosis. You probably have tried loads of different types of antiperspirants deodorants, where some may work but do not last or you have to keep applying during the day, but you realise that it just adds to the white powder marks mixed in with some yellow stuff.

What Is Hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis is a medical conditions where the body naturally perspires excessively under normal conditions. Hyperhidrosis effects 3% of the world's population.

Methods To Stop Sweating?

Natural Treatment

There is a natural crystal that has been used in Asia for over than 500 years, commonly used by Filipinos known as Tawas. The crystal can be applied by simply rubbing it on wet or damp skin, after it dries you will feel fresh and dry.It is formed by non toxic minerals on earth which contains potassium. alum which  it is a natural anti-bacterial eliminator. The Tawas is a type of Crystal so it will last a long time and be cost effective, the treatment however will have to be applied daily just like other deodorants.

Strong Antiperspirant

Such as Driclor would be a good recommendation for treatment. The results are fast, affordable and available on the shelf at your local pharmacy.You apply it just like a roller deodorant before retiring to bed at night, wash it off in the morning and use your normal deodorant as usual.Avoid applying too much as it can cause itching.Applying Driclor will reduce the flow of sweat by forming a gel mix in the sweat gland, as you continue to use Driclor it will lower and eventually stop the flow of sweat completely.


Yes, Botox. This is where Botox is injected into multiple parts of the skin within the armpit area, this blocks the nerves and prevents sweating. This treatment may have to be re-applied every 4-6 months


This is where sweat pads connected to a small electric conducting machine are put under your armpits, and a light electric current is passed through your body. This disables your glands temporary and reduces the sweat, the process can take up to 10-20 minutes. This process can be repeated until the results are met.

Endoscopic Thoracis Sympathectomy

This method should be the last resort because it involves a surgical procedure. This is where they cut a nerve tissue that is connected to your nervous system, which interrupts the distribution of your sweat.Although it may have stopped your sweating in your armpits, your body still has to manage the distribution of that sweat. This may result sweating in other parts of the body.

This process is irreversible.

Before going ahead with some of the treatments mentioned above, it is highly recommended to seek professional advice. However the first two methods should be your first priority.