Excessive Sweating Tackling excessive underarm sweating in Inverness
Hyperhidrosis is a condition in which the body sweats more than it needs to in order to regulate body temperature. It’s a relatively common condition that can begin to impact on everyday life.
Underarm sweating can be particularly embarrassing. You’ve probably tried every anti-perspirant and deodorant on the shelves without experiencing any improvement and may have resorted to wearing black and white clothes on your upper body as colours show tell-tale sweat patches. If you feel that excessive sweating is stopping you from doing the things you’d like then anti-wrinkle injections could be a valid option. Anti-wrinkle injections may not seem like an obvious route to take but it can be extremely effective in resolving excessive sweating.
Here at Emma J Aesthetics, we’re highly experienced in treating hyperhidrosis in this way. The results can last for around six months with an 80% reduction in excessive sweating.
Anti-wrinkle injections in medicine
Most of us have heard of anti-wrinkle injections being used to combat the signs of ageing. Yet, it’s also commonly used within the medical profession to help treat a wide range of conditions.
Anti-wrinkle injections is licensed in the UK for treating localised hyperhidrosis of the armpits. It’s important to understand that the effects of anti-wrinkle injections are temporary – so it’s not a cure. But it does provide effective relief from excessive sweating for six months onwards.
For many years, anti-wrinkle injections has been used to treat muscle spasms common in people with cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis, eye disorders and uncontrolled blinking. It can also be used for chronic migraines, tennis elbow and urinary incontinence.
Treatment involves 10 to 20 injections into each armpit and this greatly reduces sweating for between 9 to 12 months. The treatment is often repeated on an annual basis.
There can be several reasons for excessive sweating in certain areas of the body and it is important that you get the correct diagnosis and hence the appropriate treatment.