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Excessive Sweating

Excessive Sweating / Hyperhidrosis

Discover what causes excessive sweating and how to tackle it effectively.

Our expert team provides customised solutions to reduce hyperhidrosis, tailored to your needs.

Say goodbye to excessive sweating and hello to confidence with Freyja Medical.

What is Excessive Sweating / Hyperhidrosis?

Excessive sweating, medically known as hyperhidrosis, is a condition characterised by abnormally high levels of sweating beyond what is necessary to regulate body temperature.

It can affect various parts of the body, such as the underarms, palms, feet, or face, and can significantly impact daily life and emotional well-being.

The exact cause of hyperhidrosis isn’t always clear, but it’s believed to involve overactivity of the sweat glands, which can be triggered by factors such as:

  • Genetics

  • Hormonal Changes

  • Certain medical conditions like diabetes or thyroid disorders

  • Medications

  • An overactive sympathetic nervous system

If you’re struggling with excessive sweating, consulting with a dermatologist can help determine the best course of action for managing your symptoms and improving your quality of life.

Excessive Sweating

Excessive Sweating Treatments

Aesthetic Consultations for excessive sweating at Freyja Medical in Wrexham, Nantwich and Cheshire

Aesthetic Consultation

At Freyja Medical, we understand the impact of excessive sweating on your confidence and daily life.

Our aesthetic consultations for hyperhidrosis offer a personalised approach to addressing this issue. During your consultation, our expert team will assess your individual concerns and develop a tailored treatment plan to effectively manage your symptoms.

We’ll guide you through the process with care and expertise, ensuring you find relief and regain your confidence.

With our current promotion, take advantage of a FREE aesthetic consultation to begin your journey towards achieving your desired look! Click here to book.

Muscle relaxing injections for excessive sweating at Freyja Medical in Wrexham, Nantwich and Cheshire

Muscle Relaxing Injections

At Freyja Medical, we offer muscle relaxing injections as a highly effective treatment for excessive sweating.

Administered by our expert practitioners, these injections target the sweat glands, temporarily blocking the nerve signals that trigger hyperhidrosis.

With this minimally invasive procedure, you can experience significant reduction in sweat production, restoring comfort and confidence in your daily life.

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What causes excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis)?

Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can stem from various factors such as:

  • Genetics: Family history can play a significant role in predisposing individuals to hyperhidrosis.
  • Medical Conditions: Conditions like diabetes, thyroid disorders, menopause, and obesity can contribute to excessive sweating.
  • Medications: Certain medications, such as antidepressants, antipsychotics, and some blood pressure medications, may cause sweating as a side effect.
  • Hormonal Changes: Fluctuations in hormones, particularly during puberty, pregnancy, or menopause, can lead to increased sweating.
  • Overactive Sympathetic Nervous System: The sympathetic nervous system controls involuntary bodily functions, including sweating. Overactivity in this system can result in excessive sweating.
  • Anxiety and Stress: Emotional factors like anxiety, stress, or nervousness can trigger hyperhidrosis in some individuals.
  • Heat and Humidity: Environmental factors like hot weather or high humidity levels can exacerbate sweating in susceptible individuals.
  • Spicy Foods and Caffeine: Consuming spicy foods or beverages containing caffeine can stimulate sweat glands, leading to increased sweating in some people.
  • Alcohol: Alcohol consumption can dilate blood vessels and increase body temperature, potentially leading to sweating.
  • Neurological Disorders: Certain neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease or spinal cord injuries, can disrupt the body’s ability to regulate sweat production.

Understanding the underlying cause of hyperhidrosis is essential for determining the most appropriate treatment approach. Consulting with a healthcare professional can help identify the specific factors contributing to your excessive sweating and develop a tailored management plan.

Can hyperhidrosis be cured?

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, can often be effectively managed, but it may not always be cured outright.

Treatment options range from lifestyle changes and prescription antiperspirants to more invasive procedures like Botox injections or surgery. These treatments can significantly reduce sweating and improve quality of life for individuals with hyperhidrosis.

However, the effectiveness of treatment can vary depending on the severity of the condition and individual factors. While some people may experience long-term relief from symptoms, others may require ongoing management to control sweating.

Consulting with a dermatologist or healthcare provider can help determine the most suitable treatment approach for your specific situation.

How long does it take to see results from excessive sweating treatments?

The timeframe for seeing results can vary depending on the individual. However, many individuals start to notice a reduction in sweating within a few days to a week after the procedure. The full effects typically peak within two weeks after treatment.

These effects can last for several months, with most people experiencing relief from excessive sweating for about 4 to 6 months before the nerves regenerate and sweating gradually returns. Regular maintenance treatments may be necessary to sustain the benefits long term.

It’s essential to consult with a healthcare professional to discuss your specific expectations and timeline for treatment.

Are the treatments painful?

The treatments we offer for excessive sweating are generally well-tolerated and minimally invasive, with little to no pain or discomfort.

Are the treatments safe?

Yes, the treatments we offer are safe and have been extensively tested and researched for their effectiveness and safety.

Are there any side effects from the treatments?

There may be some mild side effects, such as redness or swelling, but these are usually temporary and subside within a few days.

How much do the treatments cost?

The cost of excessive sweating treatments can vary depending on the individual and the severity of the condition. 

During the consultation process, the specific needs and goals of the individual will be discussed to ensure realistic expectations are set.

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