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By contactus@ctfootcare.com
October 27, 2016
Category: Foot Conditions
Tags: sweaty feet   Hyperhidrosis   Treatment  

If you’re sweating excessively, especially during random times of the day not caused by exercise or heat, you may have hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis is known as a chronic condition that has no known cure. “Nearly three per cent of people around the world deal with [hyperhidrosis], which is marked by excessively sweaty palms, face and feet.” Seeing your doctor is the best option for considering treatment options, which may include prescription antiperspirants or surgery.

If you are suffering from hyperhidrosis consult with one of our podiatrists of Connecticut Foot Care Center, LLC. Our doctors will provide you with the foot- and ankle information you seek.

Hyperhidrosis of the Feet

Hyperhidrosis is a rare disorder that can cause people to have excessive sweating of their feet. This can usually occur all on its own without rigorous activity involved. People who suffer from hyperhidrosis may also experience sweaty palms.

Although it is said that sweating is a healthy process meant to cool down the body temperature and to maintain a proper internal temperature, hyperhidrosis may prove to be a huge hindrance on a person’s everyday life.

Plantar hyperhidrosis is considered to be the main form of hyperhidrosis. Secondary hyperhidrosis can refer to sweating that occurs in areas other than the feet or hands and armpits. Often this may be a sign of it being related to another medical condition such as menopause, hyperthyroidism and even Parkinson’s disease.

In order to alleviate this condition, it is important to see your doctor so that they may prescribe the necessary medications so that you can begin to live a normal life again. If this is left untreated, it is said that it will persist throughout an individual’s life.

A last resort approach would be surgery, but it is best to speak with your doctor to find out what may be the best treatment for you.

If you have any questions, please contact our offices located in Connecticut. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

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By contactus@ctfootcare.com
August 18, 2015
Category: Foot Care
Tags: sweaty feet   Shoes   Hyperhidrosis  

Summer means warm temperatures, and for some people this means sweaty feet. While walking barefoot is the best way to keep the feet sweat-free, realistically it may not be the most practical. To remedy this dilemma, Bustle lists seven shoes that will help keep the feet sweat-free: slide sandals, which allow for breezes; suede peep-toe booties, suede heeled sandals, and suede flats to absorb sweat; Birkenstocks for their lightweight and durable design; Roshe Runs for their mesh material and lunarlon midsole; and jelly sandals with a non-jelly sole.

If you are suffering from hyperhidrosis contact one of our podiatrists from Connecticut Foot Care Centers, LLC. Our doctors will treat your foot and ankle needs.

Hyperhidrosis of the Feet

Hyperhidrosis is a rare disorder that can cause people to have excessive sweating of their feet. This can usually occur all on its own without rigorous activity involved. People who suffer from hyperhidrosis may also experience sweaty palms.

Although it is said that sweating is a healthy process meant to cool down the body temperature and to maintain a proper internal temperature, hyperhidrosis may prove to be a huge hindrance on a person’s everyday life.

Plantar hyperhidrosis is considered to be the main form of hyperhidrosis. Secondary hyperhidrosis can refer to sweating that occurs in areas other than the feet or hands and armpits. Often this may be a sign of it being related to another medical condition such as menopause, hyperthyroidism and even Parkinson’s disease.

In order to alleviate this condition, it is important to see your doctor so that they may prescribe the necessary medications so that you can begin to live a normal life again. If this is left untreated, it is said that it will persist throughout an individual’s life.

A last resort approach would be surgery, but it is best to speak with your doctor to find out what may be the best treatment for you.

If you have any questions, please contact one of our offices located in Connecticut. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

Read more about Hyperhidrosis and the Feet

Our feet sweat just as much in the winter months as they do in the summer months. Our feet are bundled up in socks, boots, and slippers, and often end up wet after snowblowing or shoveling snow. We may not notice the sweat as much since we're not going barefoot and our winter foot gear soaks up the sweat. 

Here are a couple of easy tips to keep your feet dry during the winter months:

  • Thoroughly wash your feet daily with an antibacterial soap and water, making sure to clean between the toes. 
  • Carefully dry your feet, then sprinkle with cornstarch, foot powder, or an antifungal powder. 
  • Wear socks made of synthetic materials that keep moisture away from the skin. 
  • Change your socks during the day. 

If you believe have a foot problem and do not currently see a podiatrist, call one of our six locations to make an appointment.

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