A 20-year-old male asked:
Wherever i get nervous, my palms and feet sweat a lot. also normally my palms are cold and not warm like others. why?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Anxiety: I understand your concern.
Anxiety activates stress response which causes body to increase perspiration.
Stress-response hyper stimulation can increase perception of, and reaction to danger.
Reacting to, or being anxious about excessive sweating can cause additional stress responses, which can cause, or aggravate excessive sweating.
See Psychiatrist for Therapy for anxiety, Breathing Relaxatio
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Last updated Dec 9, 2015
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