What is hyperhidrosis?
In the simplest and shortest possible way, it is a disease of excessive sweating. Today there are various solutions and doctor’s advice related to this disease. In some parts of the world the disease is being treated, while in other parts of the world, this disease is still unknown to most people. Many health care professionals and doctors still do not recognize this disease as a real problem, which makes it hard for the patients to find the right solution. Lack of right information is one of the reasons why many patients do not know how to deal with this disease, how to treat it, and how to ultimately behave. Because, one thing is for sure, those people who suffer from this type of the disease are in a very difficult situation, and often this disease leaves them with psychological consequences. There are various options for treating hyperhidrosis such as antiperspirants, cremes, medications, injections, and iontophoresis. Depending on which part of the body is affected by hyperhidrosis, the outcome of each treatment will be different. Results also vary from each individual case. Some of the treatments require you to visit a doctor while others you can do at home. In this article we are going to talk about iontophoresis – a treatment done with a medical device that helped millions of people to control their sweating problem.How to treat hyperhidrosis with iontophoresis? One effective way is the iontophoresis machine. Iontophoresis is a sweat treatment method that is around since the 1950s. Even though it is known among dermatologists and sweat specialists, many patients still don’t have access to this information. Unlike various other sweat treatments, iontophoresis is a cheaper solution that doesn’t require you to visit a doctor’s office. Iontophoresis device is a medical device that helps you ‘ reduce sweating on certain parts of the body such as:
Face Iontophoresis gives the best results on the feet, hands, and armpits area.
The device is multi-functional and designed to help those who need it the most. Reading about this disease, we realized that one of the most effective treatments is through this type of device. The device delivers mild electrical currents which stimulate the nerve system and the sweat glands and cause less sweat production. The treatment is easy to do. You just simply turn on the device, put water in containers, connect electrodes to the device, and place your hands on the electrodes. The treatment is non-invasive and there are no serious side effects. The only side effect that a minority of the people experience is dry skin, but that issue can be fixed with moisturizing cremes. The iontophoresis treatment is simple and you can do it in the comfort of your own home. It takes 15 to 20 minutes a day for therapy. People who treat their excessive sweating with an iontophoresis machine, often see results after 2-3 weeks. After you achieve a “normal” level of sweating, you just have to do the maintenance treatments 1-2 times a week, and you can lead a sweat-free life.