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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more


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How can I stop my excessive perspiration?

How can I stop my excessive perspiration?

See your MD: Your family physician or internist can help evaluate you and offer a solution. Sometimes medications (like antidepressants) can cause this. ...Read more

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How can I stop flatulence?

How can I stop flatulence?

Change of diet/check: You need to go over your diet and avoid the foods that are responsible for the symptoms it may be lactose intolerance, high fiber diet, meds you are taking, constipation etc.Check with your doctor to find the cause if change in food habit does not help. ...Read more

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How can I stop insomnia?

How can I stop insomnia?

Depends: Depends on if the insomnia is due to stress, psychiatric disorder, a primary sleep disorder, another medical condition, medications or poor sleep hygiene. The best treatment is addressing the reasons for the insomnia. Chronic insomnia is best treated with a behavioral program called cbt. Medications are usually indicated for short term use. ...Read more

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How can you stop sweating profusely?

How can you stop sweating profusely?

Many options: There is a condition called hyperhidrosis which is excessive persperation. This can happen in the armpits, hands or feet. There are different options for treatment from prescription deodorants to surgery. In my practice, I use Botox which can reduce sweating in the armpits. This is a temporary treatment that needs to be repeated. ...Read more

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How can you stop armpit sweating?

How can you stop armpit sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Most people start with OTC topical antiperspirants, move on to prescription topicals (21% Aluminum chloride), oral anticholinergic agents, Botox injection. For more permanent options, consider suction curetttage, miraDry or ThermiRF. We perform all of these procedures in our Center for Excessive Sweating, established in 1999. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop excessive sweating?

What can I do to stop excessive sweating?

Hyperhydrosis: It not all that uncommon. Keep yourself well hydrated and wear cool breathable clothing. You can try a stronger anti persperant like certain dry over the counter. If its a real problem there is some benefit to Botox injections in the really sweaty spots like armpits. ...Read more

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How can you stop boob sweat?

How can you stop boob sweat?

Consider a bra: Made from a natural absorbent material (as opposed to synthetic). ...Read more

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How can I stop excessively worrying?

How can I stop excessively worrying?

Anti anxiety: Take anti anxiety medicine, do yoga, there is an exercise called as sudarshan kriya, you ca youtube it. ...Read more

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How can I stop nightmares?

How can I stop nightmares?

Eval first: Please seek evaluation. A comprehensive evaluation by a clinical psychologist or psychiatrist may shed light on the matter. Sometimes a polysomnogram is required to assess isolated sleep problems. ...Read more

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How can I stop twitching?

How can I stop twitching?

Depends on cause: Note that you describe "epileptic seizures", and you take Dilantin (which is an old-fashioned drug used for about 80 yrs). You may be having myoclonic jerks, which Dilantin will make quite a bit worse. A drug such as Lamictal or Keppra (levetiracetam) could readily control all of this, and might be worthwhile to switch. Talk to your neurologist. ...Read more

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How can I stop overeating?

How can I stop overeating?

I encourage you to: Investigate a 12 step program called over eater's anonymous. It can be effective. Evaluation by your physician would also be appropriate. ...Read more

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How can I make my hands stop sweating?

How can I make my hands stop sweating?

First evaluation: If hyperhydrosis, 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 may help: http://goo.Gl/rsl68 this link to consensus: http://goo.Gl/isann. ...Read more

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How can I stop myself from sweating in armpits?

How can I stop myself from sweating in armpits?

Many options: There is a condition called hyperhidrosis which is excessive persperation. This can happen in the armpits, hands or feet. There are different options for treatment from prescription deodorants to surgery. In my practice, I use Botox which can reduce sweating in the armpits. This is a temporary treatment that needs to be repeated. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could stop from sweating excessively?

Can you tell me how I could stop from sweating excessively?

Sweating: There are two most likely causes. You might be having a fever - have you checked your temperature. The other, more likely, is an overactive thyroid level. You need to see your doctor about this. ...Read more

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How can I stop my boobs from sweating?

This won't stop your: Breasts from sweating but can allow you to feel more comfortable - cotton bra. ...Read more

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How can I stop migranes?

How can I stop migranes?

Abort and Prevent: The ideal solution would be to avoid any reliable triggers (common ones include foods containing the Amino Acid tyramine, red wine, sleep deprivation, and stress). Barring that, there is a wide range of medications that can help stop individual headaches, ranging from nsaids to triptan medications (e.g. Imitrex). If your headache is frequent, you may benefit from daily prophylactic treatment. ...Read more

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How can I stop drinking.........?

How can I stop drinking.........?

Reach out for help: Right away. Call a trusted family member or friend (who doesn't drink) and ask for help. Find out where your local aa meetings are and plan to visit one every night this week, if they are available. Get a sponsor at aa! find an addiction psychotherapist or psychiatrist to help you sort through all of the emotional issues and help you with medication if indicated. ...Read more

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How can I stop constant sweaty palms?

Check labs: You should see your doctor and rule out treatable causes such as medication side effect, or an over active thyroid. ...Read more