Hyperhidrosis can be incredibly detrimental to people’s social interactions and self-confidence. A lot of people initially merely assume they sweat too much and there’s not really much they can do about excessive sweating. The reality is though you are not alone, there is quite a sizeable amount of people across the world that suffer from these problems, and you can find ways to manage hyperhidrosis.
The key thing when trying to find ways to manage your hyperhidrosis is first to work out what form of hyperhidrosis you are dealing with by having a consultation with a practitioner experienced in treating hyperhidrosis. While you may find numerous products on the market that claim they can keep you dry for extended periods, they are often underwhelming at best when you have an actual problem with excessive sweating. The first place to start for finding which approaches to treating hyperhidrosis is likely to work best for you is to get a professional assessment.
Primary focal hyperhidrosis is one that is typically treated more directly by targeting overactive sweat glands, this type of hyperhidrosis is categorized by not having any secondary conditions or other factors causing it, such as medication side effects or illness. Another form of hyperhidrosis is called secondary generalized hyperhidrosis, this, as you may already suspect, is when a secondary factor causes the excessive sweating, this can be a wide range of things everything from some types of cancers to diabetes. If you have secondary hyperhidrosis, it’s often best approached by treating the cause of the sweating whenever possible.
Non-surgical hyperhidrosis treatment is a viable and very effective option for a lot of people. Using anti-wrinkle injections, the nerves triggering the sweat glands can be paralyzed, reducing sweating in treated areas. This approach requires no surgery and can last months when the appropriate level of effect is reached. It’s essential not to overdo it, so sometimes a couple of sessions may be required. However, this treatment is very fast to apply and comes with no downtime or recovery period typically associated. The average treatment will only take minutes to perform, and you can be on your way.
Depending on the cause of your excessive sweating, you may be able to do a few things to improve your health and in turn, reduce your sweating potentially. Ensure you are well hydrated and drinking plenty of water. Exercise regularly to ensure your threshold for getting physically exhausted isn’t too low, and always meaningful, work on your diet where you can to help keep your body in the best possible shape to help with anything that may be causing your excessive sweating or making it worse.
Sometimes medications for treating hyperhidrosis can be a suitable option for some people. These medications reduce the signalling of the nerves that trigger the sweat glands, reducing sweating. Surgery is sometimes considered, but this is generally considered a last resort option as physically removing sweat glands is often a little drastic for most people’s concerns. Prescription antiperspirants are another thing that can work for some people, the primary difference with these usually compared to typical deodorants is that they contain a lot more aluminium salts than what you can buy from your supermarket or pharmacy without a script.
In Melbourne, it’s a very bright and social place, with so much going on and so much you could be doing. When you are sweating excessively though this can be a real detriment to your enjoyment of living in such a great place, and may even start to affect your confidence at work as well. The experienced Cosmetic Doctors at Skin Club in Melbourne understand how frustrating this condition can be, and offer treatments to their patients. They provide in-depth consultations free of obligations, so you can find out what they can do to help you resolve your perspiration concerns. Book a consultation today and find out why many consider Skin Club Melbourne’s finest option for cosmetic treatments.