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What is Iontophoresis?

Iontophoresis (eye-onto-for-esis) is an effective treatment primarily to control the sweating of the hands and feet however has recently started to be used for underarm sweating. Doctors tend to refer patients for a course of treatment after trying stronger antiperspirants.It works by placing your ...

Main Medications in the UK

http://www.verysweatybetty.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/VSB-Glyco-Boxes-Copy.jpg In the UK there’s two main medications - Glycopyrronium Bromide (Robinul) and Oxybutynin (Lyrinel). Glyco (as we’ll call it for short!) is only licensed in the UK as a liquid for use with Iontophoresis, meaning that ...

What is ETS?

Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy is a controversial surgery which is seen as a last resort. During the operation nerves from the spinal cord, which send signals causing your body to sweat, are cut. With one lung collapsed, a camera is inserted through a small hole near your armpit and surgeons wil...

What is Botox?

You might think of Botox (or Botulinum Toxin) as an anti-ageing treatment for wrinkles however it can be used to effectively reduce, if not temporarily stop, Hyperhidrosis. Botox is administered as injections to block the nerve signals which cause the sweating; therefore reducing it. It should be e...

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