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Let's talk sweat. I'm Dr. Lyall Gorenstein, I'm the Director of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery and the Columbia University Hyperhidrosis Center, specializing in treatment for hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating. AMA!
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Hi everyone, happy to be here! Hyperhidrosis is a common condition, approx 3% of people deal with excessive sweating from their armpits, palms or soles of feet. It can be debilitating, the sweating is often heavy and uncontrollable, causing people to really struggle in social and work situations. The good news is that hyperhidrosis is highly treatable. At the Columbia Hyperhidrosis Center, our team of thoracic surgeons and dermatologists developed a multidisciplinary approach to the management of hyperhidrosis. While surgery is extremely effective at eliminating hyperhidrosis, there may be some unavoidable side effects, so we believe non-surgical options should be tried first. Here’s a little bit more about me and an interview about hyperhidrosis. Here’s my proof Edit: Thank you Reddit, I’ve enjoyed answering your questions. I’m signing off for now, and will try to check back in later today. Happy holidays!