Hyperhidrosis

Save Your Shirt: Eliminate Sweat Stains Permanently

It’s happened to most of us — those unsightly underarm and collar stains from perspiration. You may be aware of ways to remove those yellowed areas, but you can also take a few simple steps to prevent them from occurring in the first place. Here are some easy and proven ways to avoid sweat stains on clothing: Apply your antiperspirant Continue reading

How Safe is the miraDry® Procedure?

For patients who suffer from excessive underarm sweat, a permanent solution like miraDry® can be very exciting. However, since the sweat glands in the underarm area are often completely eliminated during treatment, some of our patients inquire about the safety of this innovative solution. During the miraDry® procedure, a handheld device is passed over the target area. Electromagnetic energy can Continue reading

What are the Benefits of miraDry?

Many patients who visit our dermatologists find themselves exhausted by the constant irritation and embarrassment that excessive underarm sweat can cause, particularly with the hot Texas weather. Even prescription antiperspirants are not always effective for all patients. However, thanks to an innovative non-invasive treatment called miraDry®, the common concerns associated with underarm sweat can be permanently eliminated. Approved by the Continue reading

Can I Permanently Eliminate Underarm Sweat?

Underarm sweat can cause a number of issues, including discomfort, embarrassment, sweat stains on clothing, and skin irritation – particularly during these hot summer months. For some of our patients at Sanova Dermatology, deodorants, antiperspirants, and even prescription solutions do not effectively combat these common concerns. If you feel you experience excessive underarm sweating on a regular basis, you may Continue reading

Staying Dry: How to Avoid Sweat Stains on Clothing

Excessive underarm sweating can be both embarrassing and uncomfortable. Whether due to hormonal changes or the overactivity of sweat glands known as hyperhidrosis, the condition can stain clothing and make those affected feel self-conscious. If untreated, excessive sweat can also lead to rashes and irritated skin due to prolonged moisture exposure. Stains The first line of defense against underarm sweating is a strong Continue reading

Why Do We Sweat?

Human beings have two different types of sweat glands: apocrine and eccrine.  “The eccrine glands regulate the temperature of the body,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, board certified dermatologist in Austin, Texas. “When the temperature rises, the eccrine glands are stimulated to release sweat, which consists of sodium, water and other things that help cool the body.” In addition to being Continue reading

Aesthetic Procedures: Are They “Worth It”?

So you’re think about a little cosmetic rejuvenation for your skin, but worried things might not turn out as you plan. Sure, your friend said it’s great, but will you get the same results? And what about that horror story you read about on the internet? “I think it’s normal to be apprehensive,” says Dr. Miriam Hanson, top cosmetic dermatologist Continue reading

5 Ways To Prep Your Skin For A Job Interview

Hunting for a new job can be overwhelming, not to mention the stressful interview process. From what to wear and what to say, the last thing that you want to worry about is your skin! Here are some tips from Sanova Dermatology to help prepare your skin for your big day. 1. Taming Troubled Skin Acne is not something you Continue reading

How Does miraDry Stop Sweating? Learn The Answer

If you suffer from excessive or unwanted sweating, then it’s important for you to find a way to manage it. But why simply manage underarm sweating by concealing it with deodorant or antiperspirant, or decreasing it with Botox injections, if you have the ability to make the problem stop altogether? If you’ve never heard of miraDry, then you should consult Continue reading

Sweating and Body Odor: Five Natural Approaches to Controlling Them

Sweating is a natural process that helps cool the body. “The offensive odor that often results from sweating is not caused specifically by sweat, but often by bacteria that flourishes in the hot and moist environment brought about by sweating,” explains Dr. Adam Mamelak, board certified dermatologist in Austin, Texas. Excessive sweating, which often translates into pungent body odor, can be a Continue reading

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