yperhidrosis is a medical term describing excessive (hyper) sweating (hidrosis). Sweat production exceeds the amounts needed for thermoregulation. It is a medical condition that affects the quality of life of patients who suffer from it, causing anxiety and social embarrassment. It affects approximately 3% of the population. The secretion of sweat by the sweat glands depends on the nervous system. One of the anatomical regions most often affected are the armpits.
Sweating is linked to:
- ambient heat
- physical activity
- emotional factors such as stress, anxiety, and strong emotions
- endocrine pathologies such as thyroid problems.
- Poor lifestyle (alcohol consumption, dietary mistakes, etc.)
In order to optimize comfort, avoid rings under the arms, there is an effective treatment: The BOTOX.
Vistabel (purified botulinum toxin) is used by local intradermal injection in the armpits twice a year. Botulinum toxin blocks nerve transmissions to the sweat glands.
The treatment in 1 single session requires about fifteen minutes.
The effect of the injections begins on the fifteenth day and persists for about six months and must be repeated once or twice a year depending on the embarassment.
Performed regularly, the duration of effectiveness can be extended.