Wiping the stigma off excessive sweating

Do you feel odd because you sweat more than you think you should?

It is not uncommon for people to sweat excessively, but people do not talk much about the issue because it might be too embarrassing.

This is according to Dr Robert Weiss, Executive Member of the Dermatology Society of South Africa, who describes the reasons why people sweat excessively.

If under normal circumstances you sweat more than you feel you should, you're going to feel that is excessive sweating

Dr Robert Weiss, Executive Member of the Dermatology Society of South Africa

Speaking to #NightTalk's Gugs Mhlungu and Sizwe Dhlomo on 702, Dr Weiss says that there are many reasons why people sweat excessively, and at times this could be an exaggerated response.

Dr Weiss says that injecting small amounts of botox can be useful in stopping excess sweating for a period of four to seven months at a time.

One doesn't expect to have clammy hands all the time

Dr Robert Weiss, Executive Member of the Dermatology Society of South Africa

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