What is it? Excessive sweating beyond the physiologic need for thermoregulation; is present in 1% of men and 1% of women.
What causes it? Genetic predisposition and emotional and physical stress can worsen it and it's usually in the armpits.
Why is it a problem? It is embarrassing, interferes with dating and intimacy, and limits the texture, color, and style of your clothing.
What is the treatment?
Step 2: Botulinum Toxin A (such as Botox or Jeuveau)
May start at step 2 in severe cases.
100 units per armpit; currently $10/unit. Results should last at least 4 months.