Most people are aware of the anti-aging benefits of Botox. It’s an FDA-approved, safe and effective way to rejuvenate the appearance of the face…but did you know that Botox is also used to treat excessive sweating? Excessive sweating (or severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis) can be extremely embarrassing for the sufferer. Botox is used to treat this condition when topical skin medications have not worked.
Botox for excessive sweating works by blocking the chemical signals from the nerves that stimulate the sweat glands. As with it’s anti-aging benefits, this treatment is temporary and symptoms will return typically in about 4-6 months.. If you are interested in learning more about the use of Botox for treating Excessive Sweating, and to find out if it may be the right solution for you, contact our office to schedule your consultation today.