Treatment For Hyperhidrosis/Excessive Sweating
Hyperhidrosis Treatment in Miami
Hyperhidrosis or Excessive Sweating is a common disorder affecting many people. Palmar Hyperhidrosis or sweaty palms is the most common form of hyperhidrosis, causing excessive sweating of the hands. Hyperhidrosis/excessive sweating treatment in Miami is offered by Miami Center For Dermatology.
Hyperhidrosis can also cause excessive foot, underarm and facial sweating. It is thought that hyperhidrosis is a result of overactivity of the sympathetic nervous system.
Sweating is often uncontrollable, embarrassing and not anticipated. Normal sweating is needed for thermal regulation however in people suffering from hyperhidrosis, sweating exceeds the body’s need for physiological thermal regulation.
Hyperhidrosis is an inherited problem that has been seen in almost every ethnic group. People don’t get used to living with hyperhidrosis but they continue to suffer throughout their lives from it.
The Effects of Hyperhidrosis
Hyperhidrosis can have severe physiological consequences such as cold and clammy hands, dehydration, and skin infections secondary to maceration of the skin. Hyperhidrosis can also have devastating emotional effects on one’s individual life.
Affected people are constantly aware of their condition and try to modify their lifestyle to accommodate this problem. This can be disabling in professional, academic and social life, causing daily embarrassments. Many routine tasks become impossible chores, which can psychologically drain these individuals on a constant basis.
Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition with severe negative psychological consequences. Unfortunately, friends, relatives of affected individuals and even most doctors usually do not understand the tremendous negative impact that this condition can have on one’s life.
Advancements in Medicine
Recent advances in medicine have made for many new forms of hyperhidrosis treatments to become available. Solutions include medications, topical antiperspirants, iontophoresis, botox and surgery. The Miami Center for Dermatology provides a comprehensive suite of hyperhidrosis treatments.
At the Miami Center for Dermatology, your comfort and satisfaction is our priority.