Sweating is a healthy body response, whereas excessive sweating could cause discomfort. Excessive sweating in the armpits adversely affects our health both physically and spiritually. Nowadays, it is possible to overcome this important problem with botox treatment, which can be applied easily.
It's an abnormal version of sweating, which is a physiological reaction that provides the body's heat balance with respect to the external environment.
In primary sweating, which is not caused by a particular disease, the sympathetic nervous system and sweat glands are locally overactive.
Surgery, electric current, medications, certain solutions and creams are some of the methods employed in armpit sweating. However, these methods have many side effects and are not effective enough so they prove to be inadequate or are not preferred in excessive sweating.
Botox application stops the nerve conduction in the application area and neutralizes the cholinergic nerves causing sweat formation, preventing production and giving out of sweat.
Botox is injected superficially into the armpit skin. This method, which can also be applied with local anesthesia, does not cause any ache or pain.
People with excessive sweating who have no underlying disease can have this procedure.
Botoks procedure is not recommended to people with a skin disease in the area of application, pregnant women, people with a muscle or nerve disease or those with bleeding problem.
The effects of Botox application, which is effective for up to 6 months in general, last for up to 1 year when used in the treatment of excessive sweating.
The frequency of its application should be stipulated by the physician in accordance with the patient's need. It can be repeated if excessive sweating occurs again.
Especially, the procedures for armpit sweating are very comfortable and painless. It does no cause any side effects after the procedure.
Certain natural mixtures cannot permanently resolve excessive sweating, however, they may help to reduce smell of sweat. Some of the most commonly used natural mixtures are sage, lemon, apple vinegar and carbonate.
Food-drink habits such as excessive consumption of spicy foods, alcoholic and caffeinated drinks may have negative effects on sweating.
Obesity, diabetes, hyperthyroidism, hormonal disorders, infectious diseases, granulomatous diseases, tuberculosis, drug-substance use, menopause, etc.
Botox, named after the bacteria called Clostridium Botulinum, is a neurotoxin derived from bacteria, like antibiotics and vaccines. Contrary to popular belief, it is not snake venom.