MiraDry - Treating Excessive Sweating

Sweating the Small Stuff: Understanding MiraDry and its Effectiveness in Treating Excessive Sweating

By achieving dryness, MiraDry treatment can help you feel the relief of stopping excessive underarm sweating. MiraDry is a non-invasive, TGA-approved treatment for excessive underarm sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis. The treatment uses thermal energy to target and destroy the sweat glands in the underarm area, resulting in a significant...

Beat the Blush with Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy Surgery

Uncontrollable blushing coupled with sweaty hands is a common problem for many people. Fortunately, there are various treatments for these symptoms. One of them is endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy surgery. This treatment is designed to help treat the cause of these conditions, leading to less facial flushing and reduced sweating. Excessive...

What Are Venous Disorders?

The venous system refers broadly to your network of veins and how this network connects to other blood vessels and organs in your body. Venous disorders, somewhat predictably, thus affect the venous system of the body. Let\'s look at some of the more common problems that can affect your venous...

Living With Hyperhidrosis

If you find yourself constantly sweating profusely, even without physical exertion, you may be suffering from hyperhidrosis. The sweltering Australian sun coupled with an active lifestyle often leads to sweating. But when does sweat cross the line from \'normal\' to \'excessive\'? Constant profuse sweating may be a sign of hyperhidrosis....

What can I do about my Varicose Veins?

If you are suffering from unsightly, itchy or uncomfortable varicose veins, you may be wondering if there is anything you can do to address the issue on your own. There are a few things you can do before embarking upon treatment 1.  Get moving When it comes to managing varicose...

Do varicose veins affect men?

Although more prevalent in women, varicose veins also occur in men.   Varicose veins — dilated tortuous veins on the legs— are a very common condition. Women are more likely to develop varicose veins than men, but no-one is immune. What are varicose veins, exactly? Veins transport blood from the...

Are your varicose veins itchy?

Itchy varicose veins are sometimes caused by a condition known as venous stasis dermatitis. If you have varicose veins, you will know that the condition can cause thick, dark veins near the surface of your skin. These veins may not be causing you any uncomfortable symptoms, but it is possible...

Four tips for sleeping with hyperhidrosis

If you sweat at night, there are a few things you can do to get some rest.   If you suffer from hyperhidrosis, you will know that excessive sweating can be very uncomfortable and disruptive. If the condition is having a detrimental effect on your sleep at night, it\'s likely...

The benefits and risks of angioplasty after a heart attack

Angioplasty is performed in order to open the blood vessels that supply the heart with blood. If you have experienced a heart attack, you may have been referred for an angioplasty. The procedure is often performed in cases where it is necessary to open up the blood vessels, also known...

Can you prevent spider veins?

There are a few ways to prevent new spider veins from developing and maintain the results of your sclerotherapy or laser treatment. Spider veins are, in most cases, small and harmless. They do not cause any pain, but they can be removed for cosmetic reasons. If you have already been...