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Hyperhidrosis in Philadelphia, PA

For residents who live in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Maple Shade, New Jersey, and surrounding areas, located in Bala Cynwyd is The Falcone Center for Functional Cosmetic and Integrative Medicine, offering optional treatments for hyperhidrosis.

What is Hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis, better known as excessive sweating, affects many people. One common form of this disorder is Palmar hyperhidrosis, which results in excessive sweating in the palms of the hands. Other areas that are effective by excessive sweating are the feet, underarm, and face. The excessive sweating stems from overactive nerves in the sympathetic nervous system.

Where normal sweating is necessary for thermal regulation, abnormal sweating, such as hyperhidrosis, exceeds the need for physiological thermal regulation. Oftentimes the sweating occurs suddenly without warning and cannot be controlled, which can be embarrassing. Hyperhidrosis is not limited to any specific ethnicity. Anyone can be subjected to the disorder and will have to endure it for the remainder of their lives.

Signs and Symptoms of Hyperhidrosis

The most common signs and symptoms of excessive sweating are:

  • cold and clammy hands
  • dehydration
  • skin infections secondary to maceration of the skin
  • devastating emotional effects

Hyperhidrosis Facts

  • Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is a common disorder
  • Axillary hyperhidrosis causes excess sweating of the underarms
  • Palmoplantar hyperhidrosis causes excess sweating of the palms and soles
  • Excessive sweating more often than not occurs in people who are normally in good health

Treatment Options for Hyperhidrosis

People with excessive sweating modify their lifestyle as much as possible so that their professional and social life are not affected by the disorder. But even with this, their routine schedules can oftentimes become impossible, resulting in a psychological drain. Therefore, other measures have to be taken; namely, professional resources.

Fortunately with the most recent advances in medicine, many forms of treatments are now available to treat excessive sweating, which we offer. They are:

Our Experience Makes the Difference

Make your next encounter unforgettable! To achieve the best possible results, you need an experienced professional who can help guide you to the most promising treatment method and then skillfully apply her experience to that specific treatment. The Falcone Center offers three of the most advanced treatment options available today to treat underarm sweating.  You will be well informed of your options when you visit our facility.

Call Us Today for a Free Consultation

We like to educate patients about their options so they can make informed decisions. During your consultation, we will discuss your concerns and develop a treatment plan that is right for you.

Dr. Victoria Falcone is the director of The Falcone Center for Functional, Cosmetic and Integrative Medicine. Licensed to practice medicine by both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey State Medical Boards, she is board certified, has a decade’s worth of experience in Cosmetic Medicine, and has specialty training in Laser and Aesthetic Medicine, Functional and Integrative Medicine, Liposuction Surgery, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Medical Weight Loss, Neuromuscular Medicine, Nutrigenomics, Music Therapy and Cranial Osteopathy. Dr. Falcone’s vision is to bring her patients the most advanced cosmetic treatments and techniques to help maintain and restore a more youthful appearance. Please call today to schedule your free initial consultation!

 

*Every patient is unique and individual experiences will vary regarding downtime and results.