Hyperhidrosis

  • Hyperhidrosis affects between 1 and 2% of the world’s population.
  • There is no known difference in those who are affected with regard to race or gender.
  • Family genetic history is believed to play a major role in hyperhidrosis.
  • The most common areas of localized hyperhidrosis are the hands, feet and armpits.
  • Hyperhidrosis can negatively affect people both socially and functionally in their daily lives.
  • Treatment options include oral, topical and injectable medications