Botox Treatment For Excessive Sweating

4 years ago By Nulook Medspa Injections

Hyperhidrosis is the medical term for excessive sweating, which can be the source of numerous problems for anyone who suffers from the condition. Fortunately, today it can be relieved with Botox.

Understanding Hyperhidrosis
This condition is known to affect approximately 3 percent of the population. Resulting from an infection or from some systemic disorder, the consequences of hyperhidrosis can at the least be uncomfortable and embarrassing, but they can also produce some long-term effects, including skin problems and even warts. Hyperhidrosis normally occurs in the area of the armpits, but it can also affect the palms of the hands.

The Many Uses of Botox
This natural protein has for more than a decade been used to treat such health conditions as headaches and movement disorders, and is widely used in the cosmetic treatment of wrinkles. It has also been approved for use in more than 20 countries, including Canada and the United States, to treat hyperhidrosis. Injected into the affected area, Botox tackles the problem by blocking production of the chemical that stimulates the sweat glands. It has shown to decrease the secretion of sweat by 80 to 90 percent. Those who suffer from hyperhidrosis should consider seeking such relief from Nulook Medspa in Toronto.

Undergoing the Treatment
Botox treatment for hyperhidrosis can be obtained on an outpatient basis, with the procedure normally taking less than 30 minutes. Experiencing only minimal discomfort, patients will be allowed to immediately return to their normal activities, although anything that causes excessive sweating should be avoided the first day. Improvement in the condition should be noticeable within two days, with the treatment becoming fully effective within two weeks. Those who suffer from hyperhidrosis and have not found relief from antiperspirants and medications should consider the Botox treatment.

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