Excessive Body Sweating

by Jon Sibal
(San Juan City)

It does not clog your underarm's skin pores

It does not clog your underarm's skin pores

Q: What medicine is good for excessive sweating like hyperhidrosis? Is aloe gel possible?

A: Excessive body sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, can be very embarrassing especially when you are in a social gathering.

Your body has a built-in thermostat. When it is exposed to heat, your body cools itself down by way of perspiration.
This process is triggered by your sympathetic nervous system.

Unfortunately, sometimes the sympathetic nervous system does not perform its task properly. It becomes hyper active and excessive body sweating occurs as a direct result of this hyperactivity.

Hyperhidrosis is categorized into two

  • Primary Hyperhidrosis which occurs in any of these:

    1. Face

    2. Feet

    3. Hands

    4. Underarms

  • Secondary Hyperhidrosis - Excessive sweating affects your whole body. When this occurs, better consult your doctor because there may be other underlying factors which trigger this condition

Here are some excessive sweating causes

  • Hyperthyroidism

  • Infections

  • Menopause

  • Obesity

  • Stress

Excessive underarm perspiration can be very embarrassing. Most often, hyperhidrosis can be aggravated by emotional stress, which makes the sufferer sweat some more.

In this context, aloe vera gel can help as an anti-stress drink and as body cleanser.

Aloe vera gel becomes more effective against stress when it is used in combination with the ones below:


If you have hyperhidrosis, you are susceptible to bacterial and fungal infections.
Because of your excessive body sweating, one consequence is body odor due to bacterial contact.

The most common hyperhidrosis treatment is over-the-counter anti-perspirant deodorants.
Try using anti-perspirants for one month, more or less.

Take note however, that anti-perspirants contain aluminum chloride which block the pores of your sweat glands.
As you may well know, your body purges body toxins in the form of perspiration.

An anti-perspirant prevents you from perspiring in the particular area where it is applied. In effect, it prevents your body from expelling the toxins from your armpits.

These body toxins are instead deposited in the lymph nodes below your arms.

So, a prolonged use of anti-perspirants can lead to high concentration of toxins that cause cell mutations.

Most breast cancer tumors occur in the upper quadrant of the breast area.

With prolonged use, yellowish stains later appear on the portion of your clothing that gets constantly in contact with your anti-perspirant-protected armpits.

Imagine these stains wiggling their way into your lymph nodes...well, you get the idea.

The good news is, Foreverliving Products has formulated a deodorant stick made with stabilized aloe vera gel and contains no harmful aluminum salts but provides all-day protection.

It is known in the market as Aloe Ever-Shield Deodorant Stick.

Based on personal experience, it is best if you apply it before you go to bed at night. Use it in this fashion for a month or so.

Other things to do

  • Take a shower 2x a day

  • Wear clothing made of cotton fabrics

And there you have it, hope this helps.

Edwin K.

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by: Anonymous

Yes its safe, but is it effective in excessive armpit sweating? Thanks.

re: Why apply the aloe deodorant stick before bedtime?
by: Edwin K.

Aloe vera deep cleanses your armpits.
The saponins and lignins in aloe vera not only cleanse the surface but also deep beneath the layers of your skin.

Don't be alarmed if your underarms still smell even when you apply the deodorant stick. That's what I experienced, that's what many others experienced.
It's the cleansing action. They call it 'healing effect'.

Don't worry, after a week or two, you can apply it after you shower in the morning.
And you don't have to worry about offending the olfactory senses of your office mates.

Edwin K.

Why apply the aloe deodorant stick before bedtime?
by: Anonymous

Why apply the aloe deodorant stick before going to bed? Why not before going to work?

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