Bioscience

Surgical proceedure can stop excessive sweating

October 9, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: KTVB] – Nearly eight million Americans have a problem that makes them sweat so much it’s embarrassing. No amount of antiperspirant or powder is strong enough to stop it, but there’s a surgical procedure that can help.

Chrissey Stull used to sweat so much she couldn’t hold a needle. It made her self-conscious.

“Shaking people’s hands and just human contact in general was horrible. It was extremely embarrassing,” she said.

Chrissey suffered hyperhidrosis, which can affect a person’s hands, arm pits, feet and face.

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