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Hyperhidrosis Surgery

Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS) surgery is a last resort procedure that helps control excessive sweating of the hands, face, and underarms. There are a number of prescription and medical treatments that should be tried before opting for ETS surgery. An ETS procedure destroys the nerve paths associated with overactive sweat glands and stops the perspiration process. There are numerous risks…

night sweats

Excessive sweating at night may herald more serious underlying illness. The medical definition and nature of this condition remains nebulous. Causes can range from physical to mental imbalances. Waking up at night to find yourself drenched in perspiration might seem innocuous. However, it might also signal one or more of a series of health conditions – some of which might…

Carpe Lotion

Carpe lotion is a fast-acting and inexpensive cream for treating sweaty hands and feet. It can be used as needed but works best when applied overnight on clean skin. Portability and effectiveness make Carpe a practical option for busy people with palmar hyperhidrosis. Imagine being so worried about your sweaty palms that you cancel a date, avoid a work presentation,…

Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis is a skin disorder characterized by excessive sweating which normally begins during adolescence. The condition can be effectively managed by both non-invasive and invasive treatments. 15.3 million people in the United States suffer from hyperhidrosis, or about 4.8% of the U.S. Population. What is hyperhidrosis? Hyperhidrosis is a condition that results in excessive sweating caused by an overstimulation of…

Sweat and Skin

Sweating too much or too little could be indicative of more serious medical conditions. Sweating won't help you lose weight or eliminate toxins. Certain skin conditions may be exacerbated by sweating and improper hygiene. Sweating is part of a complex cooling system in our bodies -- much like a thermostat. As the body’s core temperature rises (e.g. during exercise), the…

Why Do My Feet Sweat So Much?

There are 250,000 sweat glands in your feet, which typically produce about a half a pint of moisture a day. This high concentration of sweat glands means you’re more likely to sweat excessively from your feet than other parts of your body. Medical Causes of Excessive Sweating The following factors may increase the likelihood of you suffering from hyperhydrosis, the…

miraDry and Hyperhidrosis Treatments

Almost 8 million Americans are estimated to suffer from hyperhidrosis. This guide to miraDry and other hyperhidrosis treatments explains how excessive sweating can be effectively addressed, and answers all the most frequently asked questions on this common medical concern. What is hyperhidrosis? Hyperhidrosis is the medical name for excessive sweating. Sometimes it is also called primary hyperhidrosis as opposed to…

Excessive Sweat

"Um, I think we both need showers," my husband said to me as we bathed our baby. It was sweet of him to lump himself into his directive -- because of course he was trying to tell me I needed a shower. I didn't have the heart to tell him I just took one. That's right, less than an hour…

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