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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Excessive Chewing

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Is excessive chewing bad for gums?

Is excessive chewing  bad for gums?

Chewing what?: Chewing tobacco is bad not just for the gums but for rest of the body as well. Chewing sugarless gum is harmless. ...Read more

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Is excessive chewing gum bad for us?

Is excessive chewing gum bad for us?

Yes: Most gums have sugar content. And please - don't chew like a cow. ...Read more

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What are stop quick remedies for jaw/teeth clenching?

What are stop quick remedies for jaw/teeth clenching?

Day vs night: Daytime habits can often be controlled voluntarily. "Teeth apart, lips together". Night time grinding cannot be controlled by volition. If stress/anxiety related. control this. You may need a splint made by your dentist. Bruxism can lead to TMJ problems. ...Read more

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Are there any natural treatments for excessive flatulence?

Are there any natural treatments  for excessive flatulence?

Depends on the cause: Some causes of flatulence, such as swallowing air, is only gotten rid of by either changing how we eat to avoid swallowing air, or by passing it. However, I have had some success in recommending eating raw, fresh parsley as a means of reducing the flatulence. Parsley pills did not seem to be as effective. ...Read more

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Any natural remedies for controlling a frequent heartburn?

Any natural remedies for controlling a frequent heartburn?

Acupuncture: A study compared double dose of Omeprazole to acupuncture with single dose Omeprazole and found that subjects in the acupuncture group reported less reflux symptoms at the end of the study than those who received a double dose of omeprazole. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for excessive daytime sleepiness or narcolepsy?

What are some natural remedies for excessive daytime sleepiness or narcolepsy?

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 more

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Are there any recommendation for over-the-counter fixes for dry mouth?

Are there any recommendation for over-the-counter fixes for dry mouth?

Treatments not fixes: There are no over the counter cures for dry mouth. The first step should be to diagnose the cause. There are several otc treatments for the symptoms. These include sipping water all day, using a humidifier in cold weather, keeping sugarless gum or candy in your mouth. There are also otc moisturizers. My favorite is oasis brand. Ask your pharmacist for local availability. ...Read more

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Are there any natural remedies to help with excessive daytime sleepiness?

Are there any natural remedies to help with excessive daytime sleepiness?

Appropriate Sleep!: While most people are concerned with sleep apnea, we all forget insufficient sleep as one of the important causes of causing excessive daytime sleepiness. If you are getting ~7.5 hours a night, then you should see a sleep specialist to help make sure there aren't any other sleep disorders going on! the natural remedies, of course, would depend on a specific diagnosis, which here is unknown. ...Read more

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Treatment for excessive mouth watering?

Treatment for excessive mouth watering?

Choices abound: When people make excessive saliva, there are medical options, like drops and pills, as well as surgeries that remove the salivary gland(s) or reposition the drainage ducts. See a head & neck surgeon for a discussion of the right options for your case. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedy for teeth grinding besides a mouth guard?

Is there any home remedy for teeth grinding besides a mouth guard?

Relaxation: Often, teeth grinding is a subconscious release of daily tension/stress. If you can reduce your stress and especially before bedtime (like: do not watch tv news before going to sleep). Try to either watch a comedy on tv or read something light ( not work related) and see if this helps. Some are helped by exercise or yoga. ...Read more

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Is there a homemade recipe for mouthwash to help combat bleeding puffy gums?

Is there a homemade recipe for mouthwash to help combat bleeding puffy gums?

Salt water: Salt water can help reduce swelling by reversing osmosis in the cells in your mouth. You still need a great oral hygiene and professional cleanings to get your teeth and gums healthy if you have bleeding and puffy gums. Schedule your check-up right away ;-). ...Read more

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Too much stress is causing insomnia! any home remedies for this?

Too much stress is causing insomnia! any home remedies for this?

Tips: Agree w dr. Fox & dr. Lavi. Here is a more extensive list of sleep hygiene steps to take. 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. >>>. ...Read more

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Can there be an herbal remedy for excessive sweating?

Can there be an herbal remedy for excessive sweating?

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

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Are there any home remedies for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Are there any home remedies for tooth pain from grinding teeth?

Tooth grinding: A nightguard that is made by dentist is your best bet, but is it is financially difficult try a drugstore one temporarily. See your dentist to evaluate your grinding. If you snore also - you may ahve sleep apnea also. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedy for controlling excessive frequency of urination.?

Are there any good home remedy for controlling excessive frequency of urination.?

Find cause: The cause of the increased urinary frequency needs to be determined. Then the issue can be addressed medically or possibly with a remedy. ...Read more

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I have constipation from chewing tobacco, cure?

I have constipation from chewing tobacco, cure?

Stop chewing tobacco: would be one answer. The generic answer to constipation is to 1) look at whatever medications you are taking that might be constipating and reduce and stop them if you can 2) increase your fluid intake 3) eat more high fiber roughage and 4) start a stool softener like colace (docusate sodium) or surfak once or twice a day. After that comes laxatives and additional complexity. I would strongly urge tobacco cessation ...Read more