Sweating is the body’s natural answer to overheating and it’s an effective way to keep the body cool, especially in high heat or during exercise. In some cases, sweat glands work on overdrive and produce excessive sweat, even when it’s not needed. Having hyperactive sweat glands is formally known as Hyperhidrosis and the effects are far reaching. Beyond the emotional toll and embarrassment of having to change clothes frequently, deal with chronic body odor, and look visibly sweaty, it can result in health issues as well.
What are the health issues associated with Hyperhidrosis?
Excessive sweating can lead to acne problems when skin moisture levels are imbalanced. Similarly, microbial growth from wearing wet clothes can lead to recurring skin infections. In hot climates, sufferers of Hyperhidrosis can even become dehydrated with lost electrolytes and water through sweat. Luckily, there is a safe, pain-free solution to keep sweat glands working like they’re supposed to.
how does the Zero treatment work?
The Zero hand-piece attachment for Harmony XL Pro by Alma Lasers is a revolutionary Hyperhidrosis treatment that utilizes a two-temperature approach to impact sweat glands under the skin’s surface. First, cryo-thermal energy gradually cools sub-dermal tissue to the point of freezing. During this first stage, the eccrine sweat glands are cut off from an active blood supply through ischemia. Extracellular fluid under the skin also crystalizes at this time, which forces the surrounding cell walls to leak and rupture.
A heat cycle immediately follows. The previously-frozen tissue is hyperfused by heat for deeper impact. The targeted two-part cell damage dramatically reduces sweat gland output. This ensures that the body can still sweat to keep yourself cool, but Hyperhidrosis symptoms are minimized. Most excessive sweating symptoms are localized to the armpits, but this flexible therapy is safe to use on sweat glands across any part of the body. See in the video below how simple the treatment actually is (In this case for excessive sweating in palms). Double click the preview to play the video.
The energy works below the surface, so your top layers of skin are totally protected. Even though the sub-dermal tissue is undergoing targeted freezing, you’ll be comfortable throughout the entire process. An anti-freeze safety cover is paired with non-toxic anti-freeze skin gel and the physician can apply more gel at any time, if the feeling gets too cold or uncomfortable. The applicator also includes an integrated temperature safety sensor for continuous monitoring.
Why choose the Harmony XL Pro Hyperhidrosis treatment?
For sufferers of Hyperhidrosis, the Zero treatment is an effective treatment with long-lasting results. The process requires no anesthesia and is virtually painless with little to no downtime or side-effects. This outpatient procedure offers immediate improvements and is a risk-free alternative to surgery. Most over-the-counter sweat control products are ineffective, have to be reapplied throughout the day, and contain high concentrations of aluminum, which can be toxic.
Discover a chemical-free treatment for lasting results and keep your sweat in check with the Zero treatment from the Harmony XL Pro.
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