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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?

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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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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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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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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Hi! I have found out that my nocturia is caused by excessive drinking (it is almost 35c). What is the best treatment for it? Thank you. :) I am 16.

Hi! I have found out that my nocturia is caused by excessive drinking (it is almost 35c). What is the best treatment for it? Thank you. :) I am 16.

Nocturia drinking: Nocturia can be caused by excessive drinking (I am talking water not alcohol. And will stop immediately if you drink less. I recommend drinking only when thirsty. ...Read more

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26 y m with excess flatulence(with bad odor) from childhood esp increase with legumes(etc), otherwise normal, what's the best treatment?

26 y m with excess flatulence(with bad odor) from childhood  esp increase with legumes(etc), otherwise normal, what's the best treatment?

Multiple: You could try using probiotics daily, which can help restore the normal gut bacteria to its appropriate balance. Also, there are products containing simethicone that help to break down the gas in the gut (bean-o, gas-x). ...Read more

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Hi doc. Whats the best treatment for a burned face due to excessive towel scrubbing btw the result of my towel scrubbing is some areas on my face are darker than the rest ,i already stop this habit?

Hi doc. Whats the best treatment for a burned face due to excessive towel scrubbing btw the result of my towel scrubbing is some areas on my face are darker than the rest ,i already stop this habit?

I'm pleased you: recognize this as a bad habit! Of course, the BEST treatment is stopping the injury .... which you have already done. Recurrent contusion (which you are inflicting with the rubbing) can result in the darker skin/hyperpigmentation and the red inflammation. Moisturize with soothing cream, possibly containing aloe. A mild OTC cortisone dream may also help. Keeping clean and moisturized is best. ...Read more