Summer is the season most of us look forward to, but for those who suffer from excessive sweating, the warmer weather can be a nightmare. When anti-perspirants aren’t enough, and changes of clothes throughout the day impractical, there is an alternative. For many people who suffer from excessive underarm sweating , they could consider treating the problem with Botox injections.
Most people associate Botox* with anti-wrinkle injections. It also has another very effective application- preventing excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis.
The treatment is quick and relatively pain free, consisting of a series of small injections in the underarm area and only takes about 30 minutes. Typically it lasts for up to 7 months.
So how does Botox work in preventing excessive sweating?