Methods Used to Treat Excessive Sweating
Sweating; is a physiological process that develops as a result of our body’s response to internal and external stimuli. However, excessive sweating may be the cause of some health problems. Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Surgeon Assoc. Dr. Erkan Yıldırım explained the methods used to treat this problem.
Is excessive sweating a disease?
From the brain, an excess of chemical discharges the mechanism, which stimulates the sweat glands, causing excessive sweating. Mostly, excessive sweating occurs when standing, hands-feet-head neck-face drips and / or sweats in flowing style. Redness may also sometimes be accompanied by redness; blushing may also occur without perspiration.
What are the causes of excessive sweating?
Some diseases (cancer, diabetes, thyroid diseases, some psychiatric diseases, etc.) may occur as a result. There is often no obvious reason. Sometimes excessive stress and anxiety trigger sweating. Excessive pain, spicy, onion and garlic can also cause excessive sweating.
How to Diagnose?
The patient is diagnosed by examination of the patient and listening to his complaints. Patients with excessive sweating should firstly be examined for endocrinology, psychiatry and dermatology examinations and to see if there is any other disease. If these treatment options do not provide adequate control, the surgical treatment option should be explained to the patient in detail. The patient should not be in a hurry to make a decision;
What are the treatment options?
Although botox, some herbal treatment options, acupuncture, meditation and hypnotherapy have been defined and applied, the success of non-surgical treatment options is low or short duration. As a solution to excessive sweating, many of the products that are sold and offered on the market are very low, they are temporary, or they have very high side effects. Never take a product without consulting a doctor
Surgical solution Aşırı is available for excessive sweating. Success rate is very high (* 90% of patients with ETS sympathectomy with clip) and this effect is permanent; one study reported no perspiration in more than 60% of patients, even after 12 years.