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(ˌhaɪpəhɪˈdrəʊsɪs; ˌhaɪpəhaɪˈdrəʊsɪs)
n, pl hyperhidroses
(Pathology) another name for hidrosis3


(ˌhaɪ pər hɪˈdroʊ sɪs)

also hy•per•i•dro•sis


abnormally excessive sweating.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperhidrosis - excessive and profuse perspiration
diaphoresis, hidrosis, sudation, sweating, perspiration - the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid; "perspiration is a homeostatic process"


n. hiperhidrosis, sudor excesivo.


n hiperhidrosis f, sudoración excesiva principalmente de las manos y de los pies
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Summary: Frenchman explains that he re-grips racquet due to excessive sweating
For example, horses can need additional supplementation to replace electrolytes lost in excessive sweating.
Another condition that affects many people is hyperhidrosis, meaning excessive sweating.
Once a popular pot-herb in England and Scotland and highly regarded for its diaphoretic -- excessive sweating -- properties valued by early herbalists to expel colds and fevers, and by bare-knuckle boxers to aid weight loss, it no longer features as prominently with modern practitioners, except in cases of anorexia and in homeopathic medicine.
However, some people struggle with excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis.
Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis (hi-pur-hi-DROE-sis), can affect your entire body or just certain areas, particularly your palms, soles, underarms or face.
ISLAMABAD -- Skin Specialists Dr Naeem Iqbal has said on Saturday excessive sweating and excessive sun exposure are major reason behind skin diseases in summer weather.
Certain drugs, such as diuretics, antidepressants, such as paroxetine (Paxil) and fluoxetine (Prozac), and alcohol consumption also can cause excessive sweating.
Excessive sweating may be caused by hot weather, exercise, excitement or anxiety.
Excessive sweating is a problem for an estimated 7.
Iontophoresis may help excessive sweating that affects the feet.
It is estimated approximately 1% of the UK suffers from conditions linked to excessive sweating.