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As many International Hyperhidrosis Society members know, anticholinergics such as Robinul (glycopyrrolate) are medications that can be used to treat excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis). In fact, anticholinergics are often used to treat extreme sweating that affects multiple body parts or one large body area (such as the back) that isn’t easily treated otherwise. Anticholinergics block the action of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. In the brain, acetylcholine is involved in mediating learning and memory. In the rest of the body, it helps stimulate muscle contractions.Read More
From lightsabers and blasters to laser cannons, the Star Wars galaxy is full of powerful lasers. But back here on Earth, we use lasers all the time, too. You probably already know about laser therapy to treat varicose veins, to perform eye surgery, and to remove skin lesions. But did you know that lasers can also used to treat hyperhidrosis, specifically, excessive sweating of the underarms?Read More
In late 2014 the esteemed medical journal Dermatologic Clinics dedicated an entire issue to excessive sweating including its impact on quality of life, best-practice treatment, and much more.
International Hyperhidrosis Society board members, founders, faculty, and our Executive Director helped pen the 14 peer-reviewed articles that comprise the issue.
Physician Assistants, we’ve got journal news especially for you, too. Earn CME in hyperhidrosis in the current issue of the Journal of Dermatology for Physicians Assistants.Read More
Pause for a moment and imagine rubbing-in a lotion that can stop excessive sweating for months using the same sort of active ingredients as in Botox, but without any needles. The International Hyperhidrosis Society got an exclusive interview with the CEO of Anterios, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, that’s developing and testing a Botox-like skin lotion. According to Anterios’ CEO, the new lotion could be used to treat excessive armpit sweating, wrinkles, and acne; with months-long results.Read More