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Herbal Treatment For Excessive Sweating
Hyperhidrosis: Hyperhidrosis is rarely due to an underlying disease. The main forms of therapy for primary focal hyperhidrosis include topical antiperspirants; medications, such as anticholinergics; iontophoresis; botulinum toxin (botox); surgery (sympathectomy); and microwave energy. Treatment depends on severity and should be individualized. ...Read more
I'm sure: There is, as there are herbal "cures" for everything in the world. Unfortunately, almost none of them work, which is why there are so many. Check w/your doctor for real medical advice. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
Antiperspirants: Once size does not fit all. I would start at your local grocery and spend some time looking at the information on each of the available products. When you find one you think will work best start by taking the smallest, least expensive product. you hope will work. ...Read more
Find the cause: If the sweating is widespread it could mean you have a disease process that could be treated instead of just covering the symptoms. If it is just underarm sweat, botox injections, and some new energy treatments (ultrasound, RF, laser) can be used. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any treatment for hyperhidrosis exessive sweating from palms and legs? Other than surgery?
Depends.: Depends on why you're taking diuretics. It also depends on which diuretic you're taking. For example, if you're taking diuretics for blood pressure control, other medications can be used. Also, there are a few different types of diuretics which could be used depending on the reason you're taking it. ...Read more
Gingko,tea,coffee: If you have excessive daytime sleepiness or narcolepsy, i wonder whether you have sleep apnea. This necessitates a sleep study to diagnose and begins with a physician consultation. This can then lead to correct diagnosis and correction of the problem. In addition to getting a good night's sleep, natural stimulants such as gingko, tea, or coffee can help increase alertness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the cause: First find out the cause. See your doctor to discuss this. If nothing found, then you most likely have hyperhidrosis which is a condition where people gets excessive sweating in the head, armpits, hands and feet. The treatment is: antiperspirant, oral medications, iotophoresis (electrical shocking of the sweat glands- very easy to do) and Botox injection (very effective but temporary). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help! I have palmar hyperhydrosis (excessive hand sweating). Are there any treatment options to stop it?
Yes: Surgery can be quite successful for appropriate candidates. While done often by experienced thoracic surgeons (vats), it is chest surgery (major surgery). There are risks and benefits. Appropriate candidates should be selected. This link to consensus: http://goo.Gl/voqx5. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try OTC: Certain dri. Remember it takes 12 days to block the acrosyringium so you must use as directed for 12 days before you will see the effect. Otherwise, you need to see dermatologist. ...Read more
Address it directly: These need to be worked through rather than trying to quiet the symptoms with a supplement. If these are problematic for you, seeking professional help is more likely to make a real change for the better (rather than the bandaid'ing approach). Take care. ...Read more
Med eval: Sleep hygiene is important. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress &. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sick, poor health: You should have your full physical with all the blood work to make sure there is no underlying health issue causing this. ...Read more
What can you recommend for treatment or managing chronic fatigue syndrome for rapid and everyday relief?
Healthy diet, excerc: A complete evaluation is needed to make sure you dont have any underlying cause. Get your vitamin levels checked, specially vit. D, b-1, 2-6-12. Look out got gluten senstivity. Even though you are tired, do 20-30 min exercise 3 x a day . Plenty of water. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anxiety- what is the recommended prescription medicine for an 8 year old with anxiety attacks ? Any over-the-counter remedies?
Check with your Peds: The best way is to consult your pediatrician , who knows your child. He might refer your child to psychiatrist for the better result. The prescribed medication should be given when all past medical history, current history of disease reviewed and physical examination have been performed. Relaxation yoga tea and valerian root are otc alternative remedies for the anxiety. ...Read more
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