Sweating is natural, and our bodies do it to regulate our internal temperature when we’re too hot, like how we shiver when we’re cold. Hooray for body chemistry, but sweat stinks! The appearance and odor that sweat brings is less than desirable, and we are all sufferers.
To avoid this, we apply deodorant or antiperspirant each morning to prevent sweating and especially odor. These types of unnatural chemicals temporarily disable the sweat glands for a length of time, but are not permanent solutions.
How to Prevent Excessive Sweating, Permanently
There is light at the end of the tunnel – and it’s called miraDry. We are talking about a lasting, non-invasive solution that eliminates the underarm sweat glands entirely, using heat energy. This approach is permanent, and much more natural than antiperspirants.
Key indicators that this treatment might be right for you:
- Apply antiperspirant or deodorant more than once a day
- Worry someone will see sweat stains
- Worry that your underarm sweat stains make a negative impression
- Dress to hide sweat, avoiding certain colors or fabrics
- Have social anxiety because of underarm sweat
- Have clothes you wish you could wear, but know that your sweat will be noticeable
If you can relate to those feelings about sweat and odor, consider the miraDry treatment. Social situations are no longer uncomfortable, you have the freedom to dress however you like, and you don’t have to worry about people noticing odor.
And don’t worry, your body will still be able to regulate its internal temps. Of all the sweat glands in our bodies, only a small percentage are in our underarms, but that location seems to cause the most issue.
The miraDry procedure takes about 2 hours, and the results can be maximized after just a few visits.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, about 3% of Americans have diagnosable excessive sweating, called hyperhidrosis. But the other 97% of us still experience underarm sweating and odor, sometimes so extreme that it affects our daily lives.
For more information on getting rid of your sweat and odor, and the miraDry treatment, call us at (585) 272-9346. It’s important to speak with our professional providers during a scheduled consultation before treatment.
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