Does Miradry help with odor? I scrub, exfuoliate, shave and still have an odor problem, and have tried many deoderant/anti persperant. My issue is more of odor not of sweat.
Does Miradry Help with Odor?
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MiraDry Can Help Eliminate Underarm Sweat *and* Odor
miraDry is typically very effective for both reducing underarm sweat as well as underarm odor.
There are two main types of sweat glands, the watery sweat producing eccrine glands and the odor-related apocrine glands. miraDry is effective against both types of sweat glands. In a recent clinical study of 31 patients, 87% of the patients reported noticeable underarm odor before miraDry and only 26% nine months after treatment.
As it turns out, the elimination of underarm odor is one of the main reasons that many people in Japan are turning to miraDry.
If you are bothered by underarm sweat and/or odor, miraDry can be an excellent treatment option.
Larry Fan, MD
Miradry and Sweat Odor
You'll be happy to know that Miradry is very effective in eliminating body odor in the axillary area. This is because if there is little or no sweating, the bacteria on the skin don't have a substrate to break down into malodorous products. Even if you don't think you are sweating excessively, any sweat at all has the potential to create a bad scent. Deodorant only masks the odor, but Miradry can prevent it completely!
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Eccrine glands produce sweat, this can lead to a rich pool of nutrients for bacteria to breed, in turn worsening odour and smell. Apocrine glands also contribute to bromohidrosis- these glands are also reduced with miraDry.
Sometime a combination of BOTOX, miraDry, diet and deodorants gives the best outcomes.
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MIradry destroys both the sweat glands (eccrine gland) and the odor producing glands (apocrine gland) in the underarms. Two treatments are recommended, 3 months apart for optimal results.
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