Excessive sweating is a condition that plagues almost around 1.5 per cent of Western populations. The condition, known as hyperhidrosis, is difficult to treat though there are certain procedures in the market. Now, after intense studies on the subject, doctors at Ruhr University, Bochum, say that they have found liposuction to cure hyperhidrosis. The procedure is easier and faster procedure, than any other available in the market today. The results of the study have been published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Procedure Highlights
a. This is a minimally invasive procedure.
b. It involves the use of local anesthesia.
c. A physician inserts a canula under the skin.
d. The sweat glands are the sucked out from the underarms through suction.
e. The entire procedure takes 20 minutes per underarm.
f. Another hour is required for monitoring the patient after the procedure.
g. The patient can resume normal activities almost immediately.
h. Out of 51 trial patients 75 per cent experienced reduction in sweat.
i. Patients reported a "huge improvement" in quality of life post procedure.