Dietary factors can affect our body including sweat production. For instance, spicy foods can have a powerful effect on your body’s thermoregulation system and worsen any hyperhidrosis symptoms you might already be suffering. In the attempt to regulate your body’s temperature as a response to spicy food, your body may send more nerve impulses to your sweat glands and worsen the effects of your hyperhidrosis. Caffeine can also act as a sweat-inducing agent and so does alcohol. Alcohol dilates your blood vessels and warms the skin, triggering your parasympathetic nervous system to cool down your body with sweat. If spicy foods, caffeinated drinks, or alcohol are a large part of your diet, they may be causing some of your excessive sweating. It may be a good idea to consider reducing your consumption of these foods and drinks to reduce your sweating.
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