"No Sweat": Why Botox is indicated for controlling excessive sweating.
We are lucky to have such a wealth of knowledge available to us regarding the multiple uses of botox for medical and cosmetic reasons.
We love treating patients with hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating and have collected a few articles for your further reading on this topic:
A New Way to Control Excessive Sweat: Almost every one sweats as a normal reaction to stress such as heat and exercise. However, some people sweat excessively underarms, on the hands or the feet, causing severe social and psychological embarrassment. These people suffer from a condition known as primary focal hyperhidrosis. It affects one in twenty people worldwide. Some people are so embarrassed by this condition that they never seek help from their medical doctors. (Dr. Youwen Zhou, MD, Ph.D.) Read More Here.
Suffering From Excessive Sweat?: It is sometimes said that men perspire, and ladies 'glow' - but for many, male or female, excess sweating is a medical condition which has in the past been difficult to control. Approximately 2-3% of the population suffers from excess sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis. Usually localized to the underarms, palms or soles this disorder is unfortunately often socially debilitating to the sufferer. (Julian A. Hancock, MD) Read More Here.
A Sweat Free Wedding Day: On Saturday I got an email from a mother-of-the-bride who had been troubled for many years and wanted BOTOX® treatment to control this problem - in time for her daughter's wedding NEXT Saturday. She will come in for treatment at 9AM on Monday, and I expect that her sweating will have settled down completely in time for the wedding. (Kevin C. Smith MD FACP FRCPC) Read More Here.
Treating hyperhidrosis with botox is quite a straightforward office procedure but does require a consultation with Kelly Taube RN, Kirsten Lecours RPN or Dr. Ashley White MD . All consultations with our nurses also involve a physician assessment. Please see our FAQs, Insurance Information and Pretreatment and Post Treatment Instructions here.