Hyperhidrosis (Underarm Sweating)
- Medical name for excessive sweating.
- Hyperhidrosis is a condition when the body sweats more than usual.
Sweating is a natural function of the human body, however, for those who suffer from hyperhidrosis – the medical name for excessive sweating – it can be embarrassing and uncomfortable. Hyperhidrosis is a condition when the body sweats more than usual or when it does not need to, and can affect the entire body or be specific to certain areas. It isn’t known what causes hyperhidrosis, though it can be brought on by other medical conditions or as a side effect of medication. Those who suffer from hyperhidrosis may find it stops stains their shirts, stops them carrying out daily activities and negatively impacts their self-esteem.
At Define Clinic, we can help sufferers of hyperhidrosis by treating the condition with Botox®️. Botox®️ works by blocking nerve impulses to the sweat glands and stopping sweat in the area. This can reduce sweating by up to 80%. Botox®️ can be used to treat hyperhidrosis in the armpits, hands, feet, and other parts of the body. In contrast to what a lot of people think, stopping sweat in your armpits doesn’t mean it will come out elsewhere.