Hyperhidrosis or Excessive Sweating

Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating. It affects 2-3% of the U.S. and causes a lot of self-esteem issues among those with this

condition. Hyperhidrosis can affect the underarms (axillary hyperhidrosis) beginning in late adolescence or the palms of the hands and soles of the feet (palmoplantar hyperhidrosis) beginning earlier adolescence.

There are several different causes can trigger hyperhidrosis from neurologic, endocrine, infections and other systemic diseases to mood, weather & emotions. Those who are affected by hyperhidrosis will sweat most of their waking hours, regardless of the weather or emotions.

With treatment through an evaluation of the triggers many people with hyperhidrosis feel that they have good results and improved quality of life.

Treatments options

  • OTC antiperspirants
  • prescription strength antiperspirants (Aluminum chloride Hexahydrate)
  • oral medications
  • Botox (for underarm hyperhidrosis)

If you are suffering from excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis and haven’t had any success with OTC antiperspirants call today to set up an appointment to chat with one of our medical providers!

Call us at 208-522-SKIN (7546) or visit us at 2085 Providence way in Idaho Falls.

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