Although sweating is completely normal and the body's way to reduce heat, severe, or excessive sweating is known as Hyperhidrosis, a condition that effects both men and women. It can be embarrassing and effect an individual's confidence – particularly at work or socially. Botox can provide an effective treatment. In heavy sweating areas such as the armpits or hands, it is injected into sweat glands to block the nerve impulses that cause your body to sweat without affecting other nerve functions.
The results are noticeable within 7 - 10 days and your sweating will have reduced considerably. The effects will last for several months.
A prior appointment will always be required to assess your condition and create a personalised treatment plan for you.
If you don't treat excessive sweating, can it last a lifetime?
Yes. Excessive Sweating can last your whole life if not treated.
Are there different types of Hyperhidrosis that can be treated?
There are 2 main types of Hyperhidrosis namely 'Focal Hyperhidrosis' excessive sweating of the feet, hands and underarms and 'Generalized Hyperhidrosis' excessive sweating affecting the entire body.
What treatments are commonly used to treat excessive sweating?
Common Hyperhidrosis treatments include: Botulinum toxin, oral medications, topical medications, Iontophoresis and microwave thermolysis. An initial consultation will be required to explain in greater detail and determine which treatment will be suited for you.
Will injections be used for excessive sweating cause excessive pain?
Pain is minimal.