Hyperhidrosis and Facial Blushing - Home
Hi, I'm Philip and I lived with Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and Facial Blushing for many years. In 1997 I had the ETS surgery and it dramatically changed my life. So, in early 1998 I set up this web site to tell my story and attempt to help others like me. If you e-mail me with questions, I will try my best to reply completely and timely.
Thanx for visiting.
Phil - January 2005
Some useful Abbreviations and Terms:HH - Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
FB - Facial Blushing (excessive blushing)
SP - Social Phobia
CS - Compensatory Sweating in response to ETS surgery. Sometimes also referred to as Reflex Sweating.
Plantar - Feet
Palmar - Hands
Axillary - Underarm
Facial - Face
Cranial - Head
ETS - Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
Iontophoresis - process using electric current to reduce sweating
T2 - the part of the sympathetic ganglia normally cut during ets surgery
Aluminum Chloride - a topical treatment to reduce sweating
|I believe Hyperhidrosis and anxiety cause each
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