About three percent of people suffer from excessive underarm sweating or axillary hyperhidrosis, a condition that makes their lives quite miserable. Those afflicted with excessive underarm sweating understand full well the embarrassment, hassle, and expense clothing constantly soaked with sweat brings.

Hyperhidrosis Until now, treatment for this condition was either temporary, ineffective or both. Home remedies and aluminum-based antiperspirants are unreliable and messy. More recently injections of neurotoxins such as Botox into the armpit area have proven effective in reducing sweating for upwards of twelve to eighteen months in some patients. However, this treatment is uncomfortable and expensive, which may require 100 units of Botox or 300 units of Dysport and this can bring the cost to $1000.