What Is Hyperhydrosis?
Hyperhydrosis or excessive sweating affects 3% of the population and is caused by over activity of the sympathetic nervous system. It can be stimulated by stress, hormones, heat, physical activity and exercise and is often hereditary.
Normal sweating is essential to regulate our body temperature. For hyperhidrosis sufferers sweating can become uncontrollable and embarrassing, impacting negatively on psychological and emotional wellbeing.
How Does Fulham Dental care Treat Hyperhidrosis?
Under-arm injections are an effective and safe treatment to reduce the symptoms of underarm hyperhidrosis and reduce sweating by 80%.
How Do You Treat Hyperhidrosis?
A small amount of natural toxin will be injected into 15-20 sites in the underarm area. This temporarily paralyses the nerves that trigger off sweat production.
How Long Does The Treatment for Hyperhidrosis Take?
The procedure takes between 20-30 minutes and patient can return to work immediately after treatment.
How Long Do The Effects Of Hyperhidrosis Treatment Last?
The treatment typically lasts up to 7 months however 30% of patients still feel the effect after one year.