Anhidrosis is the inability to sweat in response to heat. People with anhidrosis have a dangerous inability to tolerate heat. In hot and dry weather, the inability to sweat can be life threatening because the body will overheat. Anhidrosis is also referred to as "decreased sweating".
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[NAY] 04/04/2007: Dave from Greentown, IN: "I have suffered from anhidrosis for about 10 yrs.now I tried the baking soda religously for 4 mos.Sorry to say I dont seem to tell any improvement.It really limits what you can do,but since it is not a common disease I have been fighting for 2 yrs.to get disability.If anyone has any other suggestions please send to attached EMAIL ADDRESS"
[YEA] 09/30/2006: Vicky from Harwood, MD: "I tried baking soda on my own because I decided not to take previcid any more. I had no idea it was commonly used. I was just lucky to find this website because I was wondering if it was the thing to do. I took a teaspoon every night w/water when I woke up w/acid. i was happy to find out it was an acceptable cure. I also was diagnosed with hiatel hernia. I have not started the ACV yet but plan to.
Here is a very very interesting side result of the baking soda. For most of my life I have also suffered from Anhidrosis. Not a single doctor has been able to offer me a cure. Upon taking the baking soda for acid reflux, I almost immediately began sweating normally. Is there a connection, or is just coincidence. My doctors said my Anhidrosis was neurological."Replies
Ted from Bangkok, Thailand replies: "Vicky: I use the baking soda taken internally to treat dry skin. Alkalinity increases capillary flow by dilation, and hence more sweat. Of course by taking acid forming food, capillary tends to be constricted. So it is not a coincidence. I take baking soda often to rid by body of toxins. Old people who age very slowly or have younger then average face do in fact sweat more and drink more water then other people. The fact is, sweating more reduces buildup of toxins by riding itself of sweat naturally, without having to go to the sauna often too."
02/25/2007: Jacob from Stockton, CA replies: "I would like to know more about your story, Vicky. I have been struggling with anhidrosis for 6 months now and I'm freaking out over this. I'm afraid i'm going to die if I don't do something about this in the summer. I drank the baking soda but it didn't make me sweat like u said maybe just a tiny drop in my forehead. also did you have decreased appetite when u had the lack of seating thing? Where u able to sweat alot of almost nothing at all? please let me know my email is posted in case anyone else would help. Thank you and God bless."
09/23/2009: Mark from Redondo Beach, Ca replies: "What is the mix ratio of water to baking soda? Is it taken daily? Once a day, multiple times a day, 7 days a week? Thank you"
11/03/2010: Madhu from Chennai, India replies: "Hi Vicky,
I have been facing with this issue for the past 10 yrs. I underwent for so many medications but no use. Please let me know clearly what amount of Baking soda to be added to the what quantity of water. Will there be any side effects because of that? I hope you would understand the situation how it would be if humans will not get sweat. Please please let me know."
07/12/2011: Brian from Altamont, Kansas replies: "hey everyone, I am brian from kansas. And I was born with this inability to sweat, so I can sympanthize with everyone going through this, my question is this, actually I have two and they are for anyone who can answer these questions. 1st how much baking soda do you add to water and how often do you take it???? 2nd is a person able to get disability if he or she cannot overcome it. I too need to make the decision to quit working or take my chances"
09/03/2011: Angie from Fountain Valley, Ca replies: "Yes your doctor should be able to fill out a form for you I believe you may be able to receive disability due to anhidrosis, there is more than one cause for anhidrosis and baking soda will not solve them all, though happy for those it helps."
03/02/2012: Julie from Lima, Oh replies: "I have anhidrosis and am on disability because of it. The fact that it limits everything you do and all the precautions you have to take to stay cool was the reason they put me on full disability."
06/25/2012: Dhanush from Chicago, Il, Usa replies: "Dear Vicky, I am real interested to know more about your story. I want to know the dosage and other details. Please please let me know more details about this and how effective is this if the problem is from birth. Please mail me at dhanushbr156(AT)gmail. com about the details. Thanks a million."
07/20/2012: Denise from Vermilion, Ohio replies: "My husband has anhidrosis, he's had it for 26 years, I'd like to know about the baking soda ratio."
08/04/2012: Brian from Parsons, Ks replies: "This is for Julie in Lima, Oh. Can you give me more information on how you got your disability, a doctors name or how you got them to understand, anything you can tell me. Dr's here just look at me like I am stupid, and refuse to believe me."
Homeopathy, Fresh Cucumber Juice
05/23/2013: Yuvaraj J from Chennai, India, Tamil Nadu, India: "My wife has been suffering from Anihidrosis. Initially she was complaining of excess body pain, weakness in limbs and felt better with Tramadol only. This was for at least two years. Later doctors diagnosed that she was suffering from fibromyalgia with underlying neural pathology (of course her nerve conduction test was normal). We sleep in an A/C room. One night just touched her body, it was surprisingly very hot. I remembered she used to tell that she does not sweat, hence she does not have body odour. Then realised that her problem was anihydrosis. She is now on homeopathic treatment. She has been advised to take 250 ml of fresh cucumber juice (without adding water or salt) daily along with homeopathic medicines. Then also advised that because of anihidrosis, she has all the said complaints because of accumulation of toxins in the body that sweat glands excrete. Hence advised complete bedrest, homeopathic medicines, and cucumber juice (fresh). Life pulls on."
Water and Sea Salt
[YEA] 08/23/2008: Cindy from Wichita, USA: "Response to Vicki:
Vicki from Harwood, CA writes: "I tried baking soda on my own because I decided not to take previcid any more. I had no idea it was commonly used. I was just lucky to find this website because I was wondering if it was the thing to do. I took a teaspoon every night w/water when I woke up w/acid. i was happy to find out it was an acceptable cure. I also was diagnosed with hiatel hearnia. I have not started the ACV yet but plan to.
Here is a very very interesting side result of the baking soda. For most of my life I have also suffered from Anhidrosis. Not a single doctor has been able to offer me a cure. Upon taking the baking soda for acid reflux, I almost immediately began sweating normally. Is there a connection, or is just coincidence. My doctors said my Anhidrosis was neurological. Also, drinking wine definitely increases my incidence of acid reflux which is too bad since I love wine. Could I just take the baking soda prior to the wine?"
Anhidrosis is caused by dehydration. As is the acid condition. When one is chronically dehydrated, one's body fluids become concentrated and acidic. Before I became unable to sweat at all, I suffered awful rashes from my sweat as it was so acidic.
I cured over 30 years of indigestion and, in the end, acid reflux and hiatel hernia - with my first two glasses of water. I had much more serious health problems at the time but the end to heartburn was a very liberating moment. I ate so many things that I hadn't been able to eat for years that I now need to lose some weight! I can eat and drink whatever I want as long as I drink enough water and take the sea salt as per the watercure instructions.
Alcohol is extremely dehydrating and requires twice again the amount of water for the body just to deal with that and get back to even. Same with caffeine. I don't drink alcohol but I do drink coffee though I quit it altogether for a couple of weeks when I initially began re-hydrating because I had trouble drinking water in the beginning and had to start slow.
So many health problems are caused by a build up of acid...it is so easily remedied with the water/sea salt. So are other things. I used to have a couple of migraines a month but haven't had a single one in 4 years, since I found out about dehydration. And it's free! Except the salt is a little bit more expensive. I use filtered water but it's still WAY cheaper than rolaids, mylanta etc...I switched to baking soda because the other stuff was so expensive. But I am now convinced that the miraculous relief I got from baking soda was actually due to the fact that I mixed it with plain water.
Re-hydrating is so important - I wish more people would listen. Many symptoms will clear up once the body is convinced it wasn't just a fluke that it got some water. When the body stops rationing water (which is the purpose of histamine), things can begin to change very quickly."Replies
04/30/2012: Gamboni from Brooklyn, London, England replies: "Hello Guys. I was wondering if you could inform me on how to take a 'dose' of bi-carbonate soda (baking soda), could you please help me on how to take this?... Thank's peeps"
05/17/2012: Harve from Oakville, Ontario replies: "Hi everyone, there is cure for all problems mentioned in the above thread, the solution for these all of them is yoga. There is special yoga exercise which is mainly focus on skin problem. The name of this exercise is "kapalbhati". you can search on youtube how to do this exercise.
Also, there is one video below also showing this exercise, try hard :)