- 27 March, 2019
- Posted by: Clínica Esbelt
- Category: Interesting topics
Excessive sweating or hyperdrosis complicates the lives of 3% of the world’s population, so you don’t need to feel distressed or believe that your problem is strange. It is normal for people to feel that others will think they do not have good hygiene habits when they suffer from this annoying problem of excessive sweating, and it is a source of great shame in some people…
This condition doesn’t have any medical complications, if it affects the quality of life of the people who suffer, so is very important to take action in this regard. Some people have to carry with them another change of clothes and wipes to remove the sweat and their deodorant because otherwise their clothes will get wet and stain…
In many cases the hyperhidrosis appeared in childhood, and this is known as Primary. This type get worst with age, having a very important genetic component, affecting the areas of the palms of the hands, the feet and underarms, but also can be suffered in the face, the scalp and the zone just below of breasts.
The other type of excess sweating is the Secondary, which can appear at any age, and may be a symptom of another disease or disorder such as anxiety, depression, hyperthyroidism, obesity or menopause.
What to do against excessive sweating?
Today you can opt for treatments like botulinum toxin, which paralyzes the muscle of the sweat glands and this decreases the production of sweat in the area where it is injected. It has an average effect of 4 to 6 months…
If you want to try other option, there is laser surgery, which consists of extracting some glands from the affected area to lower the level of sweat production.We know that we can help you feel comfortable and secure.