Anti-Injectables For Hyperhidrosis
What is Hyperhidrosis?
Hyperhidrosis also referred to as excessive sweating is a common condition, that’s reported to affect around 1-3 in every 100 people. Whilst sweating is a normal, everyday function, hyperhidrosis is a condition whereby you are sweating excessively for no obvious reason, such as being too hot or during exercise.
The characteristics of an individuals hyperhidrosis condition may vary. Some people might find that they excessively sweat on their whole body, whilst others might find that it only appears in certain areas. The most commonly affected areas are:
Hyperhidrosis is classified into either a primary or secondary category, and this is determined by the cause of the condition.
Primary hyperhidrosis is when the condition isn’t as a result of another health condition, and has occurred naturally. Whereas secondary hyperhidrosis is caused as a result from another medical condition such as: diabetes, an overactive thyroid or menopause to name a few. In some cases secondary hyperhidrosis can also develop as a side effect from some medications or supplements.
What is classed as excessive sweating?
Determining what is normal, can be difficult as there aren’t guidelines on what the norm is. However, we would say that if sweating is interfering with your daily life or its happening for no real cause, then this could be deemed as excessive. Here’s an example of some situations that might be happening within your life as a result of excessive sweating:
Treatments For Hyperhidrosis
Many people with hyperhidrosis can be embarrassed by this condition and it can have a negative impact on an individuals quality of life. It can also stop many from doing daily activities that many of us enjoy such as meeting up with friends, going to the gym or exploring nature. A lot of people with hyperhidrosis that are self conscious about the condition tend to avoid activities that can make it worse in any way. This is why so many people look for different treatment methods to help them reduce sweating and improve quality of life.
There are a number of different treatments that are designed to help reduce symptoms, or improve daily life for people with hyperhidrosis, some more effective than others. Temporary solutions include topical wipes and antiperspirants, but in more severe causes an individual might be looking for a treatment method with better, more effective results.
One of the more effective treatment methods and one we’re pleased to offer here at Victoria House Clinic is with the use of anti-injectables. We offer our patients effective, hyperhidrosis treatments into areas including: underarms, forehead, upper lip, groin, and hands. Anti-injectables will be injected into the skin surface of the area, providing a solution that essentially stops the sweating function. This treatment is carried out safely in our CQC registered clinic and can be either nurse or doctor led. To maintain results you will need to have regular top ups, this is the perfect option for anyone with a severe case of hyperhidrosis.
Why Get A Hyperhidrosis Treatment?
The treatment we offer to tackle hyperhidrosis here at Victoria House Clinic is non-invasive and extremely effective. Sweating is a natural bodily function, and it shouldn’t be interfering with your daily life and activities. With all of our treatments here at Victoria House Clinic we want to help you regain confidence and feel the best version of yourself. If you are someone with hyperhidrosis and find yourself avoiding particular interactions or preventing social interactions then this is something you should definitely consider. It’s a fast and effective treatment with no downtime required. If you would like to find out more about our hyperhidrosis treatments then let’s get you booked in for a consultation with one of our medical team.