- Sweaty hands may seem like a minor problem but it may cause awkward problems with simple gestures such as shaking hands
- Experts explain that excessive sweating not related to temperature may be due to hyperhidrosis
- But this problem has remedies you can find in your home
Having sweaty hands may cause one to dread usual encounters like shaking hands. Experts explain that sweaty hands that are not caused by higher temperatures may be due to hyperhidrosis.
“In the case of hyperhidrosis, overactive sweat glands trigger excessive perspiration. This response has nothing to do with indoor or outdoor temperature or your level of physical activity. It doesn’t matter whether the temperature is comfortable or you’re not moving, your hands may sweat profusely,” Healthline explained.
But don’t worry — there are remedies you can find inside your house to help you manage this.
- Baking soda
Baking soda is something you can usually find in the kitchen. It is an inexpensive way to help treat sweaty hands because it is alkaline in nature and helps balance the pH of your hands and even serve as a deodorant.
Just dissolve the baking soda in warm water and put it on your hands for five minutes before washing your hands.
- Apple cider vinegar
The acidity of apple cider vinegar helps get rid of bac
teria living on your palms. It also balances pH levels in the body. You may soak your hands in apple cider vinegar diluted in water for 15 to 30 minutes. But you may also leave it overnight.
Healthline also suggests that you include it in your every day diet.
You may also try soaking your hands in tea. Wait until the temperature of the water is tolerable enough. It helps prevent bacteria and also tightens pores.
Antiperspirants are more commonly known to manage sweating of the armpits but it can also help with your sweaty hands. Apply it on your hands and then leave it overnight so it will be absorbed better. It is advised that you use regular-strength antiperspirant at first and then switch to clinical-strength one to get desired results.
Apply cornstarch on your hands because this functions like a talcum powder that absorbs sweat; keeping your hands dry.
These are relatively easy to do, right? Try and then share with us what natural remedy for sweaty hands worked for you!