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How BOTOX® Can Treat Hyperhidrosis

How BOTOX® Can Treat Hyperhidrosis

Excessive sweating is an issue experienced by many Canadians that can negatively impact confidence and everyday comfort. This condition is called hyperhidrosis and it can influence daily life. Some people who sweat excessively need to change clothes throughout the day or shower multiple times a day, and many people who sweat excessively attempt to alter their clothing choices so that sweat is less noticeable. For a long time, hyperhidrosis was difficult to control, but if you suspect you have hyperhidrosis, or if you have already been diagnosed, you should consider BOTOX® to help you manage symptoms. BOTOX® is an effective way of controlling hyperhidrosis.

BOTOX® And Hyperhidrosis

Normally when a person’s body temperature rises, your nervous system is signaled to start producing sweat. This release of sweat is the body’s way of keeping cool naturally and it is very effective when the body is overheating. However, when a person has hyperhidrosis, the body is extra sensitive and will signal the production of sweat even when the body doesn’t need to cool down. This causes excessive sweating unrelated to heat or exercise.

BOTOX® injections use a toxin called botulinum toxin that temporarily immobilizes the muscles by blocking certain neurotransmitters to prevent muscle movements. The immobilization of the muscles helps to smooth the appearance of wrinkles while also preventing the development of new or deeper wrinkles. Because of this, BOTOX® is a popular cosmetic injection used to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Although BOTOX® has a reputation for being a cosmetic-only procedure and the reputation of BOTOX® has changed over the years, The Truth About BOTOX® is that this safe and effective treatment is used for both cosmetic and medical purposes.

How BOTOX® Addresses Hyperhidrosis
Because BOTOX® blocks certain neurotransmitters, it changes bodily functions such as muscle movement and the release of sweat. When BOTOX® is used for hyperhidrosis treatment, it prevents the body from releasing the chemicals that tell sweat glands to start working. Hyperhidrosis can occur in the underarms, hands, face, and feet, and BOTOX® for hyperhidrosis can be used to treat all of these areas. This treatment can be highly effective for approximately 6 to 8 months before more injections will be needed to reduce sweating. The effects of BOTOX® for hyperhidrosis may not begin until 1 week after injections. The use of BOTOX® for hyperhidrosis is a fairly popular treatment of this condition and is only one of The Cosmetic And Medical Uses Of BOTOX®.


Receive BOTOX® Treatment For Hyperhidrosis 

At Okanagan Skin Care Centre, our staff can help reduce your hyperhidrosis symptoms by administering BOTOX® to the underarms and other areas prone to excess sweating. If you are tired of being uncomfortable or self-conscious because of excessive sweating, BOTOX® may be the solution you are looking for. At Okanagan Skin Care Centre, our highly-qualified practitioners will discuss your BOTOX® treatment, including the effectiveness of the treatment and any potential side effects. Book a consultation with one of our skin care experts in Kelowna by calling (250) 868-9290 or by submitting a message through our contact form.



Q: How long does a BOTOX® treatment take?
A: BOTOX® treatments are extremely quick, lasting only 15-20 minutes. 

Q: Is there downtime associated with BOTOX® treatments?
A: One of the benefits of this non-invasive medical treatment is that it requires no downtime. You can return to work or your daily tasks right after your appointment.

Q: What side effects can be expected after BOTOX® treatment?
A: Side effects of Botox injections are generally minor. You can expect some temporary bruising in the treated area. Sometimes, you may experience a mild headache.

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Donna McAteer

Donna McAteer

Donna is the general manager and has been with the Okana­gan Skin Care Cen­tre for over 14 years. She is a certified Es­theti­cian and previous business owner with over 20 years enjoying the skin care industry. Her passion for knowledge, integral client care and maintaining a syn­er­gis­tic team that represents professional excellence in skin care remains her focus.

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