Excessive sweating, known under its medical term Hyperhidrosis (HH), is a topic which is rarely thought about. It is an embarrassing condition for many people and sometimes even disabling and could easily ruin one’s social and professional life. A long time neglected subject in the medical literature, it is starting to gain awareness among the Health Professionals as well as the public thanks to the discovery of
Botulinum A toxin (Botox) which came as a breakthrough in the treatment of HH.
Following a rare opportunity of treating more than 5000 patients affected with HH in the last 27 years, I came to the conclusion that information regarding this disorder is still inadequate and many people still undergo needless surgeries to stop sweating when simpler solutions are available. The purpose of this website is to enlighten the patient to chose the optimal therapeutic option at the least cost in collaboration with his dermatologist or treating physician.
The therapeutic options vary according to the age of the patient, the area involved, the severity of the disease and the patient’s own tolerance to previous medications. Ideally, Extemporaneous formulations, tailored to the patient’s need, could be compounded by knowledgeable pharmacists. Read More