Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
Do you find yourself uncomfortable in many situations, because you excessively sweat? Have you always thought that you just sweat more than the average person? If so, it’s time for you to learn more from the dermatologists at Azeal Dermatology Institute in Boulder, CO because we believe that no one should have to suffer from the embarrassment of excessive sweating.
What is hyperhidrosis?
Excessive sweating is a common medical diagnosis called hyperhidrosis, which literally means excess sweating of the underarms. And although you may feel like you’re alone, there are plenty of individuals who also suffer from hyperhidrosis. Unfortunately, because hyperhidrosis can cause a lot of embarrassment, many individuals who suffer from excessive sweating are often unhappy with their lives.
What is the cause of hyperhidrosis?
Hyperhidrosis is caused through metabolic, neurologic and systemic disease. Excessive sweating also affects individuals who are healthy without any diseases. However, there are some normal causes for hyperhidrosis, including emotions and heat. But if you’re an individual who perspires nearly 100 percent of the time, regardless of the weather or mood, it’s time to visit a dermatologist near you.
How is hyperhidrosis treated?
Luckily, if you suffer from excessive sweating, you can rest assured that your hyperhidrosis can be controlled with many different forms of treatment. Treatments prescribed by our dermatologist may include the following:
- Over-the-counter antiperspirants.
- Prescription-strength antiperspirants.
- Oral medications
- Microwave destruction
Give us a call today to get your perspiration under control.
If you’re tired of becoming embarrassed because of your excessive sweating, it’s time to give our dermatologists a call. We have the answers you need. Call us today or schedule an appointment online here.
Learn more about our chosen treatment for hyperhidrosis, miraDry.