Excessive sweating

Other Names:
Excessive perspiration
Spontaneous sweating

In Chinese medicine, spontaneous sweating indicates that protective qi is not properly regulating the pores and that there may be a pattern of deficient yang or deficient qi.


Hyperhidrosis, an overactivity of the sweat glands whose cause is unknown, makes people sweat so profusely that they are often humiliated at school or work. Their clothes may be drenched with sweat at normal room temperature. Sweaty palms prevent them from shaking hands comfortably, gripping a tool securely or working normally at a keyboard.

Medicine Skin
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST