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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Excessive Chewing

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How can I stop my excessive chewing habit?

How can I stop my excessive chewing habit?

This is unusual: I am going to take a stab at what you mean. Horace fletcher, a traveling speaker in the early 1900s advocated chewing your food 20 to 30 times before you swallow it, in order to thoroughly pulverize it and mix enzymes for pre-digestion to create a healthy quality of food for the digestive tract. Most americans under chew by 70%. 5 to 10 swipes and swallow with poor digestion following. Count! ...Read more

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How long does excessive chewing associated with teething last?

How long does excessive chewing associated with teething last?

Usually after...: The "teething symptoms" vary from child to child, but typically subside after the first 6-8 front teeth came through. Often, after the age of 1, many children are not really that bothered from teething. But same as with thumb-sucking, many kids don't and some do for quite awhile. Enjoy the baby: babies are miracles of life! good luck. ...Read more

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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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Excessive chewing and biting from childhood to teens?

Excessive chewing and biting from childhood to teens?

Nervous system: This sounds like tics and may be a condition known as tourette syndrome that is in the autistic spectrum. May need a neurologist's opinion. ...Read more

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I have been on ortho treatment for 18 months and my bite is still off. I can only chew on the right side. Can my dr correct my bite in 6 months ?

I have been on ortho treatment for 18 months and my bite is still off. I can only chew on the right side. Can my dr correct my bite in 6 months ?

It is possible: However, the time required to correct any particular orthodontic problem varies with the severity of the problem. Follow your orthodontist's instructions for the best results. ...Read more

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What is the best medical treatment for tongue chewing for a child?

What is the best medical  treatment  for tongue  chewing  for a child?

See this website: http://www.tonguechewing.com/ chirodontics acumpuncture, still point technique, orofacial myofunctional therapies are all listed here. It is an informational site...Check it out. ...Read more

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My brother is 27 years old, he is Chewing tobacco and gutkha since 10 years, inside cheeks are little blackish type, suggest treatment or diagnostic?

My brother is 27 years old,  he is Chewing tobacco and gutkha since 10 years,  inside cheeks are little blackish type, suggest treatment or diagnostic?

See Dr, Get Bx: His actions are putting him at risk of Oral cancer. Get the area checked and possibly biopsied as required by the examining dr. best wishes. ...Read more

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When i chew some food, there is something wrong in my jaw because it creates sound and it's like a cracked bone but i'm not sure.What is this&treatment?

When i chew some food, there is something wrong in my jaw because it creates sound and it's like a cracked bone but i'm not sure.What is this&treatment?

TMJ syndrome: The tempromandibular joint (jaw bone) can get inflamed and develop arthritis. Stress can cause muscle tension and TMJ pain. The most common cause of TMJ pain the crackiling sound is teeth out of alignment. The best thing to do is to see a dentist to fix the malaligent. ...Read more

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Best treatment for tmj? Have pain on left side of face in front of ear. Painful when chewing and now speaking. What kind of md or dentist to see?

Best treatment for tmj?  Have pain on left side of face in front of ear.  Painful when chewing and now speaking. What kind of md or dentist to see?

Trained\experienced: Many dentists have very little training and understanding of how best to advise patients and treat, especially when and how extensively. Seek a dentist (whether it be an orthodontist, prosthodontist, general dentist, oral surgeon, periodontist, etc.) who has extensive training and experience in this area. Your own dentist probably knows who in your area is best to handle such issues. ...Read more

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Is it ok chew fresh finger for my itchy throat and cough im pregnant and I want natural home remedy?

Is it ok chew fresh finger for my itchy throat and cough im pregnant and I want natural home remedy?

Fresh Ginger: If you mean fresh ginger rather than "fresh finger, " yes it's fine to use while pregnant. I can't imagine the other would be very pleasant. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for excessive sweating?

Is there any 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

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I have excessive sweating in my palms. Is there a treatment to this?

I have excessive sweating in my palms. Is there a treatment to this?

Check out this link: Don't sweat it out. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/features/is-your-excessive-sweating-caused-by-a-medical-problem. ...Read more

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Treatment of excessive mouth watering?

Treatment of excessive mouth watering?

Medications: If you also have excessive sweating you may have a condition where the autonomic nervous system is over active and many of the secretory glands are working excessively. There are relatively safe medicines with modest side effects to control the condition.. Diagnosis must preceed treatment. ...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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What is barrett disease and does it cause excessive hiccupiping. What is treatment?

What is barrett disease and does it cause excessive hiccupiping.  What is treatment?

Let me help: Barrett's esophagus is a serious complication of gerd, it does, though, increase the risk of developing esophageal adeno-carcinoma. Usually dose not cause excessive hiccupping. Treatment gred apply her unless we developed malignancy. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of excessive vaginal discharge?

What is the treatment of excessive vaginal discharge?

Vaginal Discharge: Vaginal discharge is a combination of dead cells, cervical mucus and exudate from the vaginal walls. Lactobacilli, a type of sugar fermenting bacteria keeps the bad bacteria out . Excessive is a relative term since the amount can vary with age and hormonal changes. Infection needs to be ruled out by examining the discharge with a microscope and pH paper. Consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Penis damage due to excess masturabation. What are the treatment for it?

Penis damage due to excess masturabation. What are the treatment for it?

Not on the Internet: Damage implies a need for examination. I am sorry but a 38 year old male with damage needs to be seen, in person, so that any damage that is treatable can be properly treated. Please contact your family doctor or a good urologist. ...Read more

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I've excessive sweating.What is the best treatment for this?

I've excessive sweating.What is the best treatment for this?

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 more

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