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30 Jan 2008

excessive head sweating
I am in my late 40's. For the past 10 years i have been sweating more than normal on my head. i saw a tv program talking about the cortex/ depression and that an imbalance can cause this. Is there anything i can do.

Ps. i have seen several docs on issue of excessive sweating but had no improvement.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Sam
Excessive sweating is often caused by an overactive sympathetic nervous system and is also called hyperhidrosis. Another cause could be menopause. If your FSH ( a female hormone) is high, it can be a sign that you are in menopause and that this is caused by hot flushes. Dixarit or Menograine may help.
If you are not in Menopause - you can try something like Probanthine tablets.
dr Bets
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