The investigators observed significant improvements in sweat severity, skin-specific QoL, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, anxious/depressive symptoms, and social avoidance after one treatment. Further reduction in sweat and improved QoL were seen after two treatments.
“We found that the microbiome in epidermis is unique. It is very different depending on age and gender. On the other hand, the microbiome in dermis is the same—regardless of age and gender. This has not been shown before,” said co-author Lene Bay, in a press release. Bay is a postdoctoral researcher at the department of immunology and microbiology at the University of Copenhagen.