The Best Ways To Prevent Sweating On And Off The Ski Slopes

Dr. Tahl Humes is a board-certified physician and an international expert in aesthetic and anti-aging medicine. Her expertise includes advanced injectables, aesthetic lasers, skin tightening technologies, non-invasive body contouring, wellness, and skincare. She is known for her expertise in combining lasers and injectables for total facial rejuvenation. Dr. Humes is the founder of VITAHL Medical Aesthetics, a leading cosmetic medicine practice that opened in Denver in 2005. VITAHL has since expanded to include multiple offices across the country and has become a preceptor site for physicians.

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Whether it's nearing below freezing temperatures or it's the middle of the summertime heat, do you find yourself sweating through your shirt regardless of the conditions? In fact, this is a condition we refer to as hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating. To deal with this inconvenience of your sweat glands always being overstimulated, Haute Beauty expert Dr. Tahl Humes at VITAHL is excited to offer techniques for a long-term solution.

Botox for sweat

Although Botox is primarily used to reduce the appearance of face wrinkles, it has many others benefits like treating hyperhidrosis. When Botox for sweat is injected into the skin, it blocks the signal between your nerve endings and the sweat glands in the dermis (the inner layer of the two main layers of your skin), which means they no longer receive the message to produce sweat.

Then the Botox binds itself to the nerve endings near the injection site and creates a barrier, which hinders the distribution of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, a chemical our nerve cells make to communicate with each other. This delays the message sent from the nerve bendings to stimulate the production of sweat. Almost immediately, the treated areas experience a sweat reduction.

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Another option designed to reduce or eliminate sweat and odor glands in the underarm area is miraDry. This is a non-invasive, FDA-cleared treatment that is safe to use on everyone regardless of your skin type. MiraDry uses a handheld device that targets heat in the area where your sweat glands reside, which in turn eliminates them!

At VITAHL an emphasis is placed on eliminating because the treatment results are lasting. Interestingly enough, sweat glands do not come back or regenerate after they are removed. To achieve the best results you will only need as little as one treatment that will be completed in about one hour. However, VITAHL will determine the protocol needed to achieve your desired result.

To be sweat-free, odor-free, and deodorant-free forever, VITAHL offers a complimentary consultation where you can speak to clinicians who will determine whether Botox for sweat or miraDry is right for you.