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Do baths help reduce fever?

Do baths help reduce fever?

Yes: A tepid bath, or a comfortably warm bath, does two things: it keeps the child from shivering, which will generate internal heat, and it will allow for evaporation, lowering heat. Keep the bath from being too hot, but also from being too cold. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more


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How do warm showers help reduce fever?

How do warm showers help reduce fever?

Fever: By coating the surface of the skin with cooling temps that are lower than body temps and you lose heat by convection. Very effective to rub skin briskly with warm towels or give children tepid baths to reduce fever. Good question. ...Read more

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Can icing help reduce muscle swelling?

Can icing help reduce muscle swelling?

Yes: Icing is usually good idea after any muscle or tendon injury to decrease swelling and speed recovery. ...Read more

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Does aspirin help reduce eye pain?

Does aspirin help reduce eye pain?

Yes: Aspirin is effective for eye pain. If this doesn't work, see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can breathing help me reduce stress?

Can breathing help me reduce stress?

Breathing helps stre: Yes breathing can help with stress. There are stress relief tapes you can you can buy online. You can search amazon. A good one is by dr. Martin rossman. ...Read more

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Can walking help reduce some ascites?

Can walking help reduce some ascites?

Not likely: Ascites typically forms when liver disease makes it difficult for the blood to filter through the liver back to the systemic circulation, similar to a clogged filter. Exercise will not improve this. ...Read more

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Can acupuncture help reduce floaters?

Can acupuncture help reduce floaters?

Acupuncture: My understanding is that by increasing liver and kidney Qi - this may help to impact eye health. Although I have never treated this - a number of Traditional Chinese Medicine providers indicate that it can be beneficial for floaters. ...Read more

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Does smiling help reduce stress?

Does smiling help reduce stress?

Try it & see: People naturally & automatically smile to reduce stress (nervous smiles), and cognitive-behavioral theory suggests that acting relaxed may help you truly feel relaxed. But smiling is even better if it's honest — by participating in activities that are enjoyable and make you smile genuinely. ...Read more

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Please suggest what food help reduce cellulite and prevent it?

Please suggest what food help reduce cellulite and prevent it?

No food: Cellulite is an annoying problem to millions of women. It is caused by an uneven superficial fat layer as well as tiny ligaments that hold the skin down. The only effective treatment is called cellulaze by cynosure. It is a one time minimally invasive procedure that permanently removes cellulite. I have been by pleased with its results. To find a provider in your area go to www.Cynosure.Com. ...Read more

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Can concentrated lemon help reduce fatigue and sleepiness?

Can concentrated lemon help reduce fatigue and sleepiness?

Maybe a better way: Experts suggest the following measures for reducing fatigue and recharging energy: 1) Add some exercise; 2) Treat sleep troubles (as warranted: cognitive therapy, address sleep apnea if present; some benefit from yoga, tai chi, meditation); 3) Manage pain (if present, identify what makes pain worse & what eases it). Ref. ArthritisToday2015 ...Read more

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What will help decrease or prevent wrinkles?

What will help decrease or prevent wrinkles?

Avoid sun exposure: wear sunscreen, do not smoke, moisturize your face and consider using retin-A products and other products. ...Read more

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Can potatoes really help reduce skin redness?

Can potatoes really help reduce skin redness?

No: Red skin is from rosacea usually. Using gentle products, topical Metrogel or using a skin rejuvenation laser can help. Decreasing your alcohol, caffeine intake and eating plant based can improve inflammation which helps the skin. ...Read more

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Can lipton help reduce body fat?

Can lipton help reduce body fat?

Not any old tea.: A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis ; fat oxidation. The linus pauling institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has a diuretic effect. ...Read more

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Can ice help to reduce sciatica pain?

Can ice help to reduce sciatica pain?

Possibly: However, it will be temporary as it takes a lot to get down into the spine which might not work. Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether ...Read more

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Tips to reduce nausea?

Tips to reduce nausea?

Flat Coke: An effective home remedy is to take a few ounces of coca-cola (not diet or cherry), and stir until flat. Then, sip this. Usually works for minor nausea. I use this frequently in my post op patients. Good luck. ...Read more