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....

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...
facial blushing blog

The Latest in Hyperhidrosis and Facial Blushing

Every two years the International Society of Sympathectomy Surgeons comes together They comprise of a group of clinicians predominantly surgeons, from all over the world. They come together every second year to discuss \"what\'s new\" in the management of hyperhidrosis, facial blushing and all matters relating to Sympathectomy procedures. This...
hyperhidrosis treatment blog

Hyperhidrosis – which treatment and who should I trust?

We understand deciding to proceed with treatment can be difficult and emotionally challenging There is a lot of information out there about ETS and MiraDry however not always reliable. In our experience, we have found that some patients have undertaken thorough research and are ready to proceed with treatment whilst...
ets surgery blog

Is Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy (ETS) a safe treatment for hyperhidrosis?

Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating can be a devastating condition It can often cause much distress to individuals who find themselves in that situation. It is most likely to affect areas where the sweat glands are in greatest abundance; hands, underarms (axillae), feet, face and scalp. With so much information readily...
underarm sweating blog

Find Out How Australians Just Like You Banished Excessive Sweating For Good!

Not all medical problems impact our health But that doesn\'t mean they don\'t impact our wellbeing and quality of life. Having excessively sweaty hands, feet and underarms is one of these conditions. Provided it isn\'t being caused by an underlying medical condition, excessive sweating is an embarrassing ailment that can...