Get rid of excessive sweating!
Our body’s natural cooling process, sweating, helps keep our body temperature stable around 37 degrees. However, when sweat glands become overactive and cause excessive sweating, it can lead to Hyperhidrosis, an impeding condition for daily activities.
Uncomfortable moisture under the armpits and unpleasant odors can disrupt social interactions. Although the exact cause of excessive sweating remains unknown, factors such as heredity, obesity, dietary habits, stress and underlying conditions may play a role.
An effective treatment for excessive armpit sweating is Botulinum Toxin (botox).
Starting as low as 450.
15 - 30 minutes
3 to 5 months
A botox treatment for excessive sweating also falls under a lunch-time treatment. Fast, effective and you can actually get back to work right after. The doctor will tell you all about the course of treatment and what to expect. After you complete the health statement and consent form, treatment can begin immediately. The area is cleaned and disinfected. Depending on the situation, you will receive several punctures in the area under the armpits. These punctures block the action of the nerves that excite the sweat glands. As a result, after only two weeks you will notice that you no longer produce sweat under the armpits. Cooling is not necessary.
Botox works by blocking communication between the nerves and sweat glands. By blocking this communication, the sweat glands become less active and produce less sweat.
Anti-perspiration treatment with botox can be applied to different parts of the body, such as the armpits, hands, feet and face (forehead).
An anti-perspiration treatment with botox usually takes between 15 and 30 minutes, depending on the treatment area.
The effect of the treatment takes effect within a few days, however, the optimal result of the treatment is visible after two weeks.
The results of anti-perspiration treatment with botox can last up to 6 months, depending on the treatment area and individual response to the treatment. Number of factors can affect the duration of treatment including sauna visits, exercise and your metabolism.
You may resume your daily activities immediately after anti-perspiration treatment. You can feel free to shower, however, it is recommended not to shower with too hot water for the first 24 hours after treatment.
For best results, it is recommended that no deodorant or anti- perspiration agents 24 before and 24 after treatment.
Possible side effects include bruising, swelling, redness, itching, temporary changes in sensitivity. These side effects are usually mild and disappear within a few days of treatment.
Yes, antiperspirant treatment with botox is generally safe. However, it is important to have the treatment performed by a qualified and experienced physician to avoid possible complications.
People who suffer from excessive sweating and have tried other treatments that have not worked may be eligible for anti-perspiration treatment with botox.
The treatment itself may cause some discomfort, but most people describe it as a mild discomfort or tingling sensation. The doctor may apply a numbing cream to reduce the pain.
Aftercare anti-perspiration treatment
Note: If you use blood-thinning medications please mention this to the doctor during the consultation!
You don’t have to worry about the safety of a botox treatment. Botulinum Toxin is covered by drug laws and was extensively tested for effectiveness and side effects before it was allowed on the market by the government. As with all drugs, you do need to seek treatment from a licensed physician (big registration) who specializes in the field and is knowledgeable about the product.