Hyperhidrosis: Solutions for Sweaty Hands, Feet, and Axillas

Today we are discussing hyperhidrosis, which is a rather common problem in our society affecting approximately 5-10% of the population.  This can be a disabling condition that induces social anxiety for fear of what others will think a sweaty palm when shaking hands.  In today’s broadcast we will cover current treatments for this condition and other non drug modalities the hyperhidrosis patient should be aware of.
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