If excessive underarm sweating is causing you embarrassment and social anxiety, it may be time to do something about it. Although sweating is normal and quite healthy, extreme sweating is not. But is there a treatment to stop excessive sweating.
Excessive underarm sweating known medically as axillary hyperhidrosis, is caused by overactivity of the sweat glands.
Is there a treatment to stop excessive sweating?
Yes there is, and it’s called miraDry. miraDry is anFDA approved treatmentfor excessive underarm sweating. The device uses non-invasive microwave energy to treat the sweat glands.
Anti-perspirants are commonly used to treat axillary hyperhidrosis, but may not be effective in extreme cases, but miraDry can put a halt to those sweaty armpits. miraDry is a safe and effective treatment that produces long-lasting results.
How miraDry works
The skin is numbed before treatment to minimize any discomfort. The miraDry handpiece is positioned above the targeted area, and delivers controlled electromagnetic energy below the underarm. The microwave energy heats up and reduces the sweat and odor glands. miraDry is well-tolerated as most patients feel little to no pain during treatment.
What to expect
The underarms and adjacent areas may feel numb after treatment, but this usually only lasts for a few hours. There may also be some swelling and bruising for a few days.
Most patients experience up to an 85% reduction in underarm sweating after miraDry treatment. Twotreatments spaced 3 months apart are recommended for optimal results.
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