Help for Excessive Sweating
How Much is Excessive?The average adult produces about one liter (more than four cups) of sweat in a day. Most of it evaporates immediately. It is natural to sweat more when you exercise, are in a warm environment, or are emotionally stressed.
Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition in which the body creates more perspiration than is necessary. It typically affects the underarms, hands, and feet. Although you are probably aware of the condition if you have it, indications of hyperhidrosis include:
- Wiping your palms frequently; always before shaking hands
- Getting sopping wet from mild physical activity
- Avoiding light colored clothing
- Keeping a clean shirt in your car or office
Remedy for excessive sweating by Dr. Amanda Lloyd
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A person with excessive sweating in the armpits will have stains on their shirts. Some may find it difficult to shake hands if they have sweaty palms. This can be a socially disturbing situation and significantly impact a person’s quality of life. Botox works fabulously for this condition.
The trouble with Botox for excessive sweating is it not being covered by insurance. Although it is not one of the most comfortable experiences, we numb you before hand to make it as pleasant of an experience as possible. Hyperhidrosis treatment is usually harmless, very treatable and safe.
If you are really suffering from hyperhidrosis, having Botox injections is a wonderful idea as it really makes a huge difference with results lasting for about 6 months.
Good News About HyperhidrosisUsually harmless – People with hyperhidrosis may sweat up to 14 liters per day, so you should drink extra water to stay hydrated. Otherwise, true hyperhidrosis is generally not a physical health threat. However, it can be a sign of an underlying serious medical condition, so it is important to have a qualified physician evaluate the root cause.
Very treatable – Dr. Amanda Lloyd tailors treatment to your unique situation. Your customized sweat reduction plan may include topical treatments, oral anticholinergics, iontophoresis, Botox injections, or surgery.
Treatment is safe – Your body contains about three million sweat glands. Treatments that eliminate problematic, overactive sweat glands are not harmful to your overall physiology. The goal is simply to reduce perspiration to normal levels.
It is time to control excessive sweating, instead of letting it control your life! Call Skin & Vein Institute at (760) 642-6674.
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Meet Dr. Amanda LloydDR. AMANDA LLOYD HAS BEEN SERVING HER PATIENTS MORE THAN 15 YEARS.
Board-Certified Dermatologist Dr. Amanda Lloyd has expertise ranging from cosmetic to cancerous. After completing her Bachelor’s degree, Medical Degree and Dermatology residency, she established the Skin & Vein Institute in Encinitas, CA. She is an authority on cosmetic dermatology and injectables, laser therapies, venous disease treatments and skin cancer surgery with cosmetic reconstruction. Additional training with Mohs Surgery and cosmetic dermatology fellowship, many published articles and textbook chapters have enhanced her profile.
Dr. Lloyd’s well-rounded approach to skin care, health, and appearance and membership in many dermatology associations have gained her respect among peers. She regularly lectures her peers at the dermatologic national meetings.
She has earned her patients trust as a dermatology authority who wants to make them look their best so they Look Stunning, Always.Meet the Doctor