Hyperhidrosis is an excess of sweating that occurs in approximately 2-3% of the white population at a higher percentage in Asia.
Depending on the severity, it can affect the performance of the patient's tasks and prevent him from having a normal professional and social life. In moderate and severe cases, this disease has an impact on the persons self-esteem and leads to behavioral changes, which may include avoiding shaking hands when greeting, wearing dark clothes and changing clothes several times throughout the day.
Once the existence of an associated problem has been ruled out, and if the problem is located in restricted areas (armpits, hands), it can be treated with botulinum toxin (Botox®) in the area. This treatment is trained by a clinical dermatologist and its results usually last for more than six months. For those cases, manipulated formulas can be made that allow for perspiration.