Information sweat treatments
The body’s sweating is controlled by the hypothalamus and the limbic system of the brain. Sweating is necessary to cool the body as well as to get a better grip with hands and feet.
Those who suffer from Hyperhidrosis, have an abnormal sweating-reaction from stress and effort.
Hyperhidrosis Primary, is divided into two groups: general and focal.
With general Hyperhidrosis the patient is sweating from the whole body, but most often from the torso and the head. The debut of this often comes late in life, after 50 years of age, and triggering factors are mainly heat and effort but also stress. In general hyperhidrosis the hypothalamus is involved.
Focal Hyperhidrosis involves sweating from certain places of the body, usually double-sided and symmetric. Common combinations are: feet-hands, axiller-hands-feet and axiller-groin.
Hyperhidrosis can debut already in childhood and then primarily through sweating from hands and feet.
Axillary hyperhidrosis usually appear during adolescence. The trigger is mainly stress, but also in this case, heat and effort can play a role. With this type of hyperhidrosos, the limbic system is involved.
Primary hyperhidrosen is hereditary.
Sweat treatments at Victoriakliniken
Botulinum toxin Typ A (Botox®)
We offer Botox ® treatments for sweating (and we also work very successfully with Botox-treatments for migraine and pain from teeth grinding (bruxism)).
Victoriakliniken was the first clinic in Scandinavia to offer sweat-treatments with a lasting result with miraDry ® for excessive underarm sweat.
miradry ® is a treatment that uses microwave technology, and safely and effectively removes the sweat glands in the armpit and provides permanent results without surgery.
Excessive sweating, or Hyperhidrosis, can be a severe handicap that restricts or inhibits, and thus negatively affect quality of life, especially in social settings and in the workplace.
Many patients experience a great relief after receiving a treatment that actually helps.
Contact the clinic to book a time for consultation or treatment.
miraDry® – Permanent anti-sweat treatment | Also removes sweat odor and hair
Victroiakliniken’s sweat clinic offers sweat treatment with miraDry®, with lasting results.
140,000 miraDry-treatments have been performed worldwide, with very few complications. Treatment gives an immediate result after only one treatment for 90% of patients.
The FDA-approved treatment is non-surgical and the results are, according to clinical studies, long-lasting.
miraDry® delivers controlled microwaves through the skin to the sweat glands in the armpit. The microwaves generate heat that causes a thermolysis treatment of the sweat glands, and by cooling the top layer of the skin throughout the treatment, no damage to the skin occurs. Since the sweat glands are not reconstituted, the treatment gives a permanent result and according to clinical studies, miradry gives an average sweat reduction of 82%.
Victoriakliniken was the first clinic in Scandinavia to introduce miraDry® against excessive sweating and Hyperhidrosis!
Contact us for more information.
Studies on sweat treatments
Studies on the effects of Botulinum toxin Type A on Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
- A double-blind, randomized, comparative study of Dysport s. Botox® in primary palmar hyperhidrosis.
- Botulinum toxin type A in treatment of bilateral primaryaxillary hyperhidrosis: randomised, parallel group, double blind, placebo controlled trial.
- High-dose botulinum toxin type A therapy for axillary hyperhidrosis markedly prolongs the relapse-free interval.
- Treatment of hyperhidrosis with botulinum toxin.
- Axillary Hyperhidrosis Shown Responsive to Botox®.
Prices sweat treatmentTreatments for excessive sweating, hyperhidrosis, are medical treatments, which are free of VAT.
|Botox armpit (sweat treatment)||SEK 10.000|
|miraDry for severe sweating||SEK 14.900|
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