Excess sweating (also known as hyperhidrosis) is said to affect 3% of the population. Those unlucky enough to be affected are often constantly aware of their symptoms, and this can significantly inhibit them in their personal and professional lives. In fact, part of the consultation process I go through when seeing patients with hyperhidrosis consists of asking them to complete a Dermatology Life Quality Index assessment, which is an aid to determining just how much of an effect the condition is having on a person’s day to day activities. Despite popular belief, the condition is not just limited to the […]
Bruxism (grinding of the teeth/ jaw clenching) is the 3rd most common sleep disorder (after insomnia & snoring). It can be effectively treated with Botox by weakening the cheek (masseter) muscles. The same treatment can be used cosmetically to slim down the cheek muscles & soften the jaw line in those who have a very square face.