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Why Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy Should be your Last Option

Why Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy Should be your Last Option

Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy is a surgical intervention commonly perceived as the treatment of hyperhidrosis. In this procedure, the sympathetic chain of nerves in the thoracic cavity that regulates the blood supply to the skin and function of the glands that are responsible for producing sweat is interrupted. The sympathetic chain is either clamped or cut to terminate excessive activity leading to increased sweating. Like any other surgical procedure, this intervention is also not without its risks and adverse effects. ETS...
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SwеаtBlосk – Hоw Dоеѕ it Wоrk?

Sweatblock iѕ a clinical strength antiperspirant thаt уоu аррlу tо уоur armpits. Aftеr lеtting it air dry, thе асtivе ingrеdiеntѕ of thiѕ рrоduсt will go dirесtlу tо уоur ѕwеаt glands аnd forms a blосk аrоund thеm and ѕtор уоur ѕwеаting tеmроrаrilу. Thе асtivе ingrеdiеnt of Swеаtblосk iѕ аluminum, whiсh iѕ knоwn tо be effective fоr уоur sweat glаndѕ. They are blосkеd for ѕоmе timе and уоu will nоt bе ѕwеаting аt аll fоr a few dауѕ. But then, ѕwеаting will...
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New Study: Excessive Sweating Is Much More Common Than Previously Thought

A New study shows that excessive sweating is much more common than previously thought. According to the study published in Archives of Dermatological Research, many people are experiencing excessive sweating. Even though excessive sweating is a common thing, the rate at which people are sweating is what is worrying. The research involved more than 8000 participants and this is what was reported: Around 15.3 million or 4.8 percent of people living in the U.S suffer from severe sweating. Approximately 75 percent...
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Building Your Own Device – Pros, Cons

Iontophoresis is a great option for many people who suffer from excessive sweating but they can be expensive. That is why many people consider building their own iontophoresis machines, to cure their hyperhidrosis without breaking the bank. If you are considering building your own device, we have created a list of pros and cons that can help you decide whether it is the right option for you. Pros:   They Can Work The most important pro for building your own...
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Hyperhidrosis Treatment Options – How to Stop Excessive Sweating

This content was updated on sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, can be the result of extreme medical problems as well as lead to embarrassing situations. However, there are proven techniques for assisting with the prevention of excessive sweating.   What Is Excessive Sweating? If a person sweats more than when it’s hot or they are exerting themselves, that is not usually a sign of trouble. Sweating is a normal reaction when a body is working harder than normal and needs to cool...
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Excessive Sweating: Causes and Diagnosis

The human body has around 4 million sweat glands. These sweat glands tend to cover the entire body and produce sweat from time to time. The production of sweat is meant to help in regulating your body temperature. There are different triggers that can make you to sweat including nervousness, embarrassment and fear among others. Individuals suffering from Hyperhidrosis tend to produce more sweat than expected. This is likely to occur even when the surrounding conditions are cool. The health...
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Botox as a Treatment Option

Hyperhidrosis is a condition in which the body sweats excessively on a few parts or the whole body. Sweating differs from one individual to the other, but for a given person, sweating is usually increased above normal rates. This occurs in parts of the body such as the palms, soles, armpits, face, chest and groin. Hyperhidrosis can be controlled by changing daily routine tasks and lifestyle, for instance, use of antiperspirants, armpit shields, clothing, shoes, socks among others. However, the...
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Shocks and Lesions during Treatment

Iontophoresis is a medical procedure used to treat excessive sweating, by physical therapists to help push medication farther into the body, and for managing scar tissue within the body. The process involves using electrodes to direct a current through a specific area of the body, applying medication to that area only, rather than the body as a whole. It is often used on the hands, feet, and armpits in order to stop excessive sweating by blocking sweat glands. To use...
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