While sweating is seen naturally in humans, excessive sweating can create huge problems. Especially as a result of increased sweat released to the skin surface due to overworking of sweat glands, excessive and disturbing sweating can be seen in the person that affects daily life. A person’s quality of life is adversely affected.
Causes of excessive sweating
Since the amount of sweat can vary from person to person, the diagnosis and evaluation of excessive sweating is often difficult. Sweat secretion is directly proportional to the functioning of the nervous system in humans, and excessive sweating is a problem encountered in 1 percent of the population.
Among the most important causes of excessive sweating are stress, different stimulant drugs (insulin), overworking of the thyroid gland, diseases of the adrenal gland, menopause, hypoglycemia, obesity, drugs used in the treatment of some cancers and hormones. Many health problems, from systemic diseases to diabetes, from heart failure to carcinoid syndrome, can also cause sweating. The most common form of sweating in practice; It is the type that is stress-related and causes sweating, especially in the palms, soles, armpits and less frequently in the face and groin.
Since bacterial growth will be facilitated in areas with sweating, excessive sweating also causes odor and negatively affects the physical and social life of the person. Such situations can occur especially on the hands, soles of the feet, face and trunk, and a short balance occurs between the person’s sweating and stress. Along with the stress situation, a rapid sweating is observed in these areas.
Detection of the causes of sweating
Before starting the sweating treatment, the causes of sweating are investigated in the first stage. It is examined whether the person has a weight problem. It is investigated whether he has any long-term discomfort, whether he is in the menopause period, whether he has any problems with the thyroid gland or adrenal gland. In cases where the problem cannot be detected, it is thought that the sympathetic nerves are congenitally overworked. Many different forms of treatment can be used against this problem:
1- It is recommended that the patient wears white, light, cotton fiber-containing clothes and socks.
2-It is recommended to use drying powder and solutions for the region. Powders can absorb moisture and dry out the area, and antiseptic medications can prevent a second infection from settling.
3- Iontophoresis: It is a method used in excessive sweating, especially in the hands, feet and armpits. With this method, which should be repeated frequently, patients with regional, mild and moderate sweating can respond very well and recovery periods of 1 to 3 months can be achieved.
4- Botox treatment: It is a drug used especially in the sweating of the palms, soles and armpits. This method reduces sweating several times by reducing the activities of the nerves that operate the sweat glands, and the average duration of action is 8-10 months.
Botox is the most effective method
Botox application is the most effective method in the treatment of excessive sweating. “Botox, which provides miraculous treatments in many areas of medicine, also gives successful results in the treatment of sweating. Although sweating on the palms of the hands, soles of the feet and under the armpits has always caused major problems in both men and women since ages, treatment options are quite limited.
Long Term effect…
Thanks to botox, which has been described as the “miracle of the age” in aesthetics in the last 15 years, successful results are achieved by treating tics, neurological cases and especially excessive sweating, which even high technology cannot provide treatment, while removing the unpleasant and ruthless traces of time on the face.
To summarize; Botox, which removes wrinkles around the eyes, forehead and in the middle of the eyebrows, also saves you from the uncomfortable situation of excessive sweating and sweat odor. This method, which can be easily applied to both men and women, allows you to feel comfortable for a very long time with a practical application in an average of 15-30 minutes.
How is it applied?
Botox applications against sweating in the palms, soles and armpits are applied in a very practical way. “In the first stage, the area that really sweats in the problem area is determined by tests, in the next stage, anesthetic creams are applied to the area and after waiting for 15 minutes, the application is started.
Botox drug is injected into the problematic area by means of an extremely fine-tipped (insulin injector) needle. The amount of sweating is considerably reduced for an average of 10-12 months, and the person gets rid of the irritating smell of sweat, without feeling excessive pain, without spending time for treatment many times and without the need for any care from the surgeon. Since Botox affects the unwanted movements of the overworked sweat glands and muscles in this area, the sweating problem will also be eliminated.
This method, which is applied by thousands of conscious, educated and experienced physicians in the USA today, gives very satisfactory results. This method, which can be applied in both women and men, in many age groups, should only be applied by a conscious specialist physician.