How to Treat Hyperhidrosis
While hyperhidrosis can be a severe condition, most people find relief from their excessive sweating through lifestyle changes or prescription deodorants. However, there are still a number of people who can’t find adequate help through these methods—for them, surgery may be the only option. There are two commonly used procedures to treat hyperhidrosis, but it should be noted that both come with some potentially troubling side effects. These should be viewed as a last resort to treat excessive sweating.
Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (or ETS for short) is a procedure used to help treat excessive sweating of the hands and armpits.