What is Iontophoresis?
Iontophoresis is a non-invasive treatment that uses a low-level electrical current to deliver medication or other substances through the skin. It’s typically used to treat hyperhidrosis in the hands, feet, or armpits.
Sweating is a natural and necessary bodily function that helps regulate body temperature and remove toxins from the body.
However, some people may experience excessive sweating, a condition known as hyperhidrosis, which can be embarrassing and inconvenient. If you’re struggling with excessive sweating, you may be looking for natural remedies to help manage your symptoms. One option you may want to consider is iontophoresis. Here are five things you should know about using iontophoresis as a natural remedy for excessive sweating:
How does iontophoresis work?
During an iontophoresis treatment, tap water is added to waterbath trays or spongepad attachments. The patient then places their hands/feet in the waterbath trays, or positions the attachments under their arms. A mild electrical current is used to deliver the natural minerals found in tap water (Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, etc) into the sweat pores, “plugging them up” to create an all-natural dryness barrirer.
Is iontophoresis right for you?
Iontophoresis may be a good option for you if you have hyperhidrosis and other treatments, such as antiperspirants and prescription medications, have not been effective. It’s important to speak with a healthcare provider to determine if iontophoresis is the right treatment for you.
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