Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
We all sweat—it’s a natural bodily function. But for some people, sweating goes beyond the occasional damp underarm and becomes a daily struggle that can interfere with everyday life. This condition, known as hyperhidrosis, can be both embarrassing and uncomfortable. But the good news is, there are effective treatments available.
Keep reading to find out what hyperhidrosis is, why it happens, and how it can be managed, including the innovative use of Botox for treatment.
What is Hyperhidrosis?
It can also be generalized, affecting the entire body. The condition can be socially, emotionally, and professionally debilitating, but it’s also treatable.
Causes of Hyperhidrosis
Botox for Hyperhidrosis
What to Expect During Treatment
The treatment is relatively straightforward. After a consultation to determine your suitability for Botox, the affected area will be cleaned and a topical anesthetic may be applied for comfort.
The Botox is then injected into the skin using a fine needle. You can return to your normal activities immediately after the procedure, although it’s advisable to avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours.