Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) is a very
common condition, which has two main types. Focal
hyperhidrosis is the more common type and involves excessive
sweating on the feet, hands, armpits and occasionally, the face.
Generalised hyperhidrosis is less common.
Excessive sweating affects about 4% of the western
population; it often interferes with the individual's life by
causing physiological problems, such as cold and clammy hands,
dehydration, and skin infections secondary to maceration of
the skin, as well as emotional consequences due to embarrassment,
limiting daily activities, interfering with interpersonal
relationships, necessitating frequent changes of clothes, etc.
The benefits of BOTOX® injections
treatments by Botulinum Toxin can offer a life-changing solution
By injecting low doses
of BOTOX® into the underarm, for example, it can reduce the
transition of impulses and thus sweating activity by
temporarily blocking the nerves that stimulate sweating for up to a