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Excessive Sweating – What to do When you Can’t Stop

underarms laser hairSweating is an involuntary action, it is not something that can be conquered via mind over matter. 

It’s the body’s way of keeping cool. However, those that find they are still sweating with temperatures heading down towards single figures could be experiencing ‘excessive sweating’.

This uncomfortable problem occurs when the body sweats above average levels, causing embarrassment and discomfort. Unfortunately, stress makes the problem even worse, so worrying about whether anybody has noticed the sweat patches is likely to make them worse.

Excessive Sweating Treatment

Hyperhidrosis is the medical term for excessive sweating. Years ago, it could only be treated with medication that had nasty side effects or highly invasive surgery to cut the sweat glands.

Nowadays, there is a non-surgical treatment that offers effective relief for months at a time.

Botox is more often associated with anti-ageing skin treatments. Yet a few excessive sweating injections into the affected area (usually the underarms) will block the signals to sweat leaving armpits dry.

The injections work quickly and last for months, at which point they can be repeated; although some lucky patients have reported that botox treatment for sweating has ‘broken the cycle’ so that the problem does not recur to the same level.

Hyperhidrosis Northampton

Dr John Tanqueray is a highly experienced GP who also has his own well-established skin clinic. Mulberry House Clinic & Laser Centre  in Hardingstone offer sweat reduction injections for the underarms with excellent success rates.

Free Consultation

A consultation is free of charge. This will include a full understanding of the condition and the practical problems the patient is experiencing. As a GP, Dr Tanqueray will  explore any potential underlying medical conditions before offering treatment and will provide the most appropriate advice in the patient’s best interest.

Mulberry House Clinic & Laser Centre was established in 2003 and offers a range of non-surgical cosmetic and anti-ageing treatments; carried out personally by Dr John Tanqueray, who is also involved in training other medical professionals in the use of popular cosmetic injections such as botulinum toxin and facial fillers.

For further information or to arrange a confidential consultation, please complete our contact form, call 01604 702630 or email: info@mulberryhouseclinic.co.uk.