chapter 2

In this chapter

  • Second Part: Therapies
  • Therapy options in hyperhidrosis
  • Measures concurrent with therapy
  • Nutrition
  • Hygiene
  • Clothing
  • Remedies without side effects
  • Household remidies
  • Controlling stress
  • Psychotherapy for hyperhidrosis
  • Diagnostics and objective measurement procedures
  • Drug-based therapies
  • Local therapy of hyperhidrosis
  • Plant-derived therapeutic agents
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Psychopharmaceuticals
  • Physical therapy
  • Tap water iontophoresis
  • Hidrex®-Therapy
  • Surgical procedures
  • Botulinum toxin
  • Surgical removal of the sweat glands
  • Sympathicolysis
  • Endoscopic sympathicus blockade
  • Cost coverage by health insurance
  • Concluding remarks and references
  • References
  • Survey of medications
  • Internet and contact addresses

Therapy options in hyperhidrosis

While in the first part of the book the causes and symptoms of the clinical picture of hyperhidrosis were analyzed against the background of the multi-faceted and complex factors of influence, in the following, the question of possible forms of therapy, crucial to the afflicted, is discussed.

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systemic therapy

The chemical substances for treatment of hyperhidrosis that require a prescription include the pharmacological group of anticholiner-gics. Their secretion-inhibiting potential is based on the interplay of sweat glands and cholinergic nerves.

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