Sweating is a necessary response to rising temperatures. It helps keep you cool when it’s hot outside or if you’re working out; besides is a natural stress response the body has to surpass a difficult situation. However, sweating excessively; regardless of temperature or exercise, could be a sign of anxious sweating. In fact, certain types of anxiety may cause this. When you have social anxiety, you may have intense stress when you’re around other people. The feelings are often worse when you have to speak in front of others or if you’re meeting new people. Also, you might avoid drawing attention to yourself.