Hyperhidrosis Health Record Software
People with Hyperhidrosis should keep health records to better understand and manage their condition effectively. Hyperhidrosis is a condition characterized by excessive sweating, which can significantly impact daily life and emotional well-being. By maintaining a health journal, individuals can track the frequency and severity of sweating episodes and identify potential triggers, such as specific activities, environments, or emotional stressors. Measurings can include recording the amount of sweat produced or the areas of the body most affected. Lab tests may be necessary to rule out underlying medical conditions or assess hormone levels that could contribute to excessive sweating.
Medications and treatments, such as prescription antiperspirants or medical interventions like Botox injections, can be documented to monitor their efficacy. Additionally, doctor visits and procedures related to Hyperhidrosis management should be noted to ensure a comprehensive medical history, facilitate communication with healthcare providers, and inform future treatment decisions.
Sample health journal entries that can be entered into Goopatient*:
Date: July 28, 2023
I noticed that wearing breathable, loose-fitting clothing helped manage #sweating to some extent. I will explore relaxation techniques, such as deep breathing and mindfulness, to manage stress and anxiety proactively.
Today, I experienced excessive sweating primarily on my palms and underarms. The #sweating was moderate throughout the day, especially during a #work presentation and social interactions, causing me to feel self-conscious.
#Stress and anxiety seemed to exacerbate the sweating, as I noticed it increased during challenging tasks and social interactions.
I applied my prescribed #antiperspirant (Aluminum chloride solution) twice today, in the morning and before the work presentation.
I used handkerchiefs to keep track of #sweat production, and I changed them twice due to excessive dampness.
My last visit to the dermatologist #Dr.Brown was two months ago, where Hyperhidrosis was diagnosed, and the antiperspirant was prescribed.
*These health records are not real, but compiled by Dr. Mike Stanton of the UCLA Health Center. The data that you put in Goopatient is totally private and stored only on your computer.