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Are you self-conscious about sweating too much? You might have a medical condition called hyperhidrosis that affects approximately 952,000 Canadians1, based on a US study that estimated that 2.8% of Americans suffer from excessive sweating2. Effective hyperhidrosis treatment can help you improve your self-esteem and your quality of life. Our patient resources can help you begin your journey to diagnosis and treatment by a qualified specialist.

Feeling like you sweat too much? Help is available when you find a sweat management specialist in your area.

Getting Started

The following pages provide valuable information that will assist you in obtaining proper diagnosis and treatment for excessive sweating:

Diagnosing Hyperhidrosis
Choosing a Specialist
Preparing for Your Appointment

You can take control of your life. Under the care of a qualified sweat management specialist, most people can successfully manage their excessive sweating.


1 Statistics Canada. 2011 Census Data. (2.8% of total population)

2 Solish N, Benohanian A, et al. Prospective open-label study of botulinum toxin type A in patients with axillary hyperhidrosis: effects on functional impairment and quality of life. Dermatol Surg 2005 Apr; 31(4):405-413.

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