How to STOP Excessive Sweating

09 Aug 2023 | Category: Medical
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Underarms excessive sweating demo

A bit of sun and warmth is generally agreed to be pleasant, but too much heat can be very uncomfortable, especially if you suffer from excessive sweating of feel self-conscious about noticeable sweat.

London skin expert Dr Ross Perry explains:

“A certain amount of sweating is normal, particularly when the weather is hot and we all suffer from this.

“However, It can be very embarrassing and affect one’s confidence while at work and socially.

“The condition is often made worse once the person starts thinking about the sweating which then creates an anxiety loop which actually then makes the sweating more profuse.”

How to deal with sweating – expert tips and tricks

1/ Antiperspirant

Choose an antiperspirant rather than a deodorant, as these have ingredients to restrict sweat

Prepare your skin to get the best benefits. Dr Ross Perry says:

“Make sure under arms are clean and dry before using antiperspirant before going to bed as well as after showering in the morning. This is because the ingredients need time to create the block over the sweat duct and most people sweat less, or not at all, at night.”

2/ Spicy food or not?

Some say that a good curry is helpful to cool the body, but spice can aggravate excessive sweating. Ross explains:

“Avoid spicy food as our bodies tend to react to spicy food in the same way they do to any other heat. They try to cool things down, which leads to sweating. Also avoid caffeine as it stimulates the adrenal glands which leads to sweating.”

3/ Fabric and clothing

Loose fitting clothing in a light fabric is best. You want good ventilation. If you’re outdoors, light colours are also helpful, as they reflect the heat whereas darker colours absorb heat and make you hotter.

4/ Shower more frequently

Showering twice a day really helps the body to cool down. Dr Ross says:

“Showering morning and night and using a gentle cleansing shower wash or gel will help you feel more refreshed and clean.”

It won’t stop you sweating again, but washing off the stickiness is refreshing and cooling. It also helps to reduce any bacteria which can cause infections and rashes as well as an odour.

The quotations above first appeared in the metro – source https://metro.co.uk/2021/06/03/sweaty-girl-summer-how-to-manage-sweating-during-a-heatwave-14707920/.

BOTOX anti-sweating injections

For serious cases of excessive sweating, BOTOX® injections at Cosmedics are guaranteed to stop hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) with results that could last for up to 12 months.

This puts an end to the embarrassment of sweating and is a good choice for those who worry about the appearance of sweat patches at work, or else in social environment.

Underarm excessive sweating injections

  • Guaranteed to stop sweating
  • Results last 6-12 months
  • Price £500 for both underarms
  • Tiny, painless injections
  • ‘See & Treat’ same day treatments available

More details on BOTOX treatment for excessive sweating:

EXCESSIVE SWEATING TREATMENT

Further information on the condition of hyperhidrosis:

EXCESSIVE SWEATING/HYPDRHIDROSIS

Cosmedics Skin Clinics

Cosmedics Skin Clinics was established in 2003 and has built up an excellent reputation for cosmetic and medical skin treatments, carried out by GMC Registered Doctors.  The company offer a full range of cosmetic treatments, including popular lip enhancement and wrinkle relaxing injections, dermal fillers; plus medical treatments including mole removal, thread vein treatment and excessive sweating injections.

Cosmedics Skin Clinics has a team of skin treatment doctors and surgeons in their 5 skin clinics across London and Bristol led by Dr Ross Perry.

Call 020 7386 0464 or email enquiries@cosmedics.co.uk to book an appointment.

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