Everyone sweats, but for some people it is far more than an antiperspirant can control. If your excessive sweating has you changing your clothes at work, dreading a handshake or choosing your wardrobe by clothes that don’t show sweat stains, it could be a medical condition called hyperhidrosis and there is a treatment/medication available that can relieve your symptoms, putting you in control of your excessive perspiration.
Hyperhidrosis a disorder that makes you perspire more than your body requires to regulate your body’s temperature. There are two types of hyperhidrosis including primary which starts during adolescence and seems to be inherited as a dominant genetic trait. Primary must be distinguished from secondary which can begin at any point in life and may be symptom of other disorders of the thyroid, pituitary gland, diabetes, tumors, gout, menopause, medications and even mercury poisoning. Although the cause of hyperhidrosis is unknown and it can affect specific areas on the body such as the armpits, hands, feet, and/or face.
Treatment at the anti-aging clinic for hyperhidrosis include safe and effective physician administered BOTOX® focal injections.