Excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis generally occurs on the palms of the hands, the soles of the feet and under the arms. It's a problem that affects millions of people all over the world and is due to the body's incapacity to regulate body temperature properly. It is not caused by heat, to which the body responds appropriately by increasing perspiration, but by heredity, anxiety, menopause or as a side effect of certain medications; the only non-surgical solution that can block the hyperactivity of the sweat glands to combat excessive sweating of the hands, feet and armpits is Botox©.
For over 15 years it has been used in specialties such as Ophthalmology and Neurology in long-term treatments for children at doses 10 times higher than are used in aesthetic medicine.
The procedure is performed in the doctor's office and is capable of inhibiting the neurotransmitter responsible for sweating for six to eighteen months. You can resume normal activities immediately; the result will be apparent after the third or fourth day, with a progressive reduction of sweating in the treated zone observable the following week.