Hyperhidrosis might just be one of the most embarrassing conditions that patients have to endure, and affects 1-2% of the entire population. If you don’t know exactly what it is, it is more commonly known as excessive sweating, where sufferers tend to sweat a lot more than the average person, either just in certain areas or all over the body. Obviously, sweating is a completely normal bodily function used to cool the body down when it is too hot, often as a result of exercise.
However, some people find that they sweat excessively even when the body isn’t hot. This can result in rather unpleasant smells and unsightly appearances, which makes for a rather difficult condition to live with. There is no one cause of hyperhidrosis, but it is sometimes linked to other medical conditions or certain medications, and in some circumstances it can simply happen for no specific reason at all. While there are steps that you can take to minimise or manage your condition, more often than not they prove to be fruitless. But there is a solution that you may not have anticipated in the form of Botox injections.
Aside from the face, hyperhidrosis often affects three main areas of the body: the axilla (underarms), hands and feet.
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