Monday, March 30, 2009

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

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What is a cookie?

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* If you are using Netscape 6.0+, go to “Edit” in the menu bar, click on “Preferences,” click on “Advanced,” and select the “Cookies” field. Now check either the box that says, “Warn me before accepting a cookie” or “Disable cookies.” Click on “OK.” Now go to your “Start” button, click on “Find,” click on “Files and Folders,” type “cookies.txt” into the search box that appears, and click “Find Now.” When the search results appear, drag all files listed, into the “Recycle Bin.” Now shut down and restart your Netscape. Depending on your earlier choice you will either be prompted by new cookie sets or no cookies will be set or received.

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Excessive Sweating Treatments

Sweating is normal especially during summer or after a rigorous exercise. However, excessive sweating without doing any activities and on a cold season is definitely not normal. Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is one common condition that is suffered by millions of people around the world. It comes in two kinds namely the focal and generalized hyperhidrosis. Focal hyperhidrosis is less serious and can be easily cured. Generalized hyperhidrosis on the other hand is more serious and usually involves complicated and drastic medications for treatment.

Though causes of this condition are hard to explain, some people however experience excessive sweating due to obesity. Obese people have too much fat cell that affects the cooling process of their body and as a result, they sweat profusely. Another possible cause of hyperhidrosis is genetics. Treating it may be hard, but with the advent of advanced technologies and medications, curing it is no longer a problem.

Mostly, people with this condition tend be socially detached and less confident about themselves. They find it embarrassing and uncomfortable for sweating excessively. The idea of treating it is not even a good idea for them because they feel embarrassed in going to the doctor. However, this cannot stop you from enjoying your life. There are several treatments that are proven to be effective and can help you get rid of excessive sweating.

1) Medical treatments

*One of the most commonly used treatments is antiperspirant. It contains Aluminum Chloride, a chemical that helps prevent sweating.

* Endoscopic and Lumbar Sympathectomy is another great treatment that eliminates the link between your sympathetic nerves and your sweat glands.

* Iontophresis blocks the sweat glands by using electric currents. It is usually painless but you need to undergo several sessions for best results.

* Anticholinergics impede the neutral transmitters that control the sweat glands. Many find this effective, however it causes various side effects such as blurred vision and bloating.

* Using Botox is another effective way or treating excessive sweating. It causes the sweat glands to be inactive or blocked. This remedy is great because it lasts for a longer period, for approximately six to twelve months.

2) Natural Treatment

* Proper Hygiene

Taking a bath daily is important to prevent bacteria from attacking your skin. It is important to note that the cause of foul smell is not because of the sweat that we produce but due to the bacteria that attacks our skin. So have a shower to prevent these bacteria from going near your skin.

* Clothes made from natural fiber

Linen and cotton are the appropriate clothes to wear because they allow air to evaporate easily. Avoid using polyester because they usually results to excessive sweating.

* Eating foods that are rich in zinc, magnesium and Vitamin B complex
can help give you a healthy skin and controls you from excessive sweating. Some examples are oysters, beef, halibut, green leafy vegetables, oatmeal, and bananas. It would also be great to drink plenty of water in order to replace the water lost in your body. Water is also an effective way of decreasing the level of toxins.

Excessive sweating cannot stop you from enjoying your life. With various treatments available, you can eliminate this condition and live a happy and normal life.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

How to Stop Sweaty Palms?

There are many people in the world that suffer with the problem of sweaty palms. Everyone has sweaty palms at one point or another. Sweaty palms can come about when they are nervous on a date or when they are working out in the gym but for some it happens pretty much all the time as their body makes too much fluid. This can be very trouble some for most as they feel self conscious about their problem. The actual technical term for this problem is called Hyperhydrosis. This can be a huge problem for those that work in and around people all the time as they have to come in physical contact, shaking hands and greeting people.  

It can be hard for people on both the receiving end of the hand shake as well as the person doing the hand shaking. It can be uncomfortable to feel a sweaty, wet and slimy hand. People tend to not seek medical attention for this as they feel there is not much that can be done for their condition. People use a good deodorant or antiperspirant when they have excessive armpit sweating but they can’t really spread on the roll on to their palms. Palmer Hyperhydrosis is also known as excessive sweating of the palms.  

After all, who wants to shake the hand of someone whose palm is slimy and slick with sweat? Not only is it unbecoming for the person shaking the hand, but it is usually an embarrassment for the one whose hand is so sweaty. Some people try to use powders to help absorb the extra moisture but this can make the hands dry and cracked if they are over used. There are many herbal remedies that can be used that have been proven to have great results.  

You can check with the pharmacist at your local drug store for over the counter medications that can be used to give you some relief. Just keep in mind that you may have some unwanted side effects with the over the counter treatments such as dry mouth, blurred vision and even drowsiness. Check with your pharmacist to see if these types of side effects will go away over time while you are using these treatments or if they are something that you will have to deal with for the entire time your on medication.

You can also try some herbal remedies that have been known to work well such as St. John’s Word, Kava Kava and even Valerian Root. You may find that one herbal treatment works much better for you then another so do not worry if you have to try a few before you find what works best for you and your condition. If herbal remedies do not prove to be helpful you can always check with your doctor for prescription medications or even possibly surgery to correct the problem. Together, you and your doctor can come up with the treatment or surgery that will help you and your particular condition best.  

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Causes of Profuse Sweating

Sweating is not usually a problem for many of us but there are many others who have sweat more than the average person does. This condition is known as Hyperhidrosis and the causes of this problem are varied mostly depending on the person. Most people who have this condition have sweat glands that work in over drive all the time when they should not be. The head, underarms, back and hands are the most common places you will find that have this problem. 

First of all, the condition can be broken down into two categories. You have primary Hyperhidrosis and secondary Hyperhidrosis. The primary is a problem that has to do with the sympathetic nervous system, although the exact cause is unknown, the sweat gland produce more sweat than is needed to cool the body. Secondary Hyperhidrosis is a symptom of another condition. These other conditions can be anything from an over active thyroid to being extremely over weight. 

There are so many different things that can cause this condition it is almost impossible to pin point the actual cause. The cause of your excess sweating can be something as simple as the foods you eat. Many people do not know it but some of the foods that many of use on a daily basis can cause us to sweat more than we should. Some foods that can cause us to sweat more than others are onions, spices and garlic. However, water based foods like fruits and vegetables do not help excessive sweating but they may help with the odor that comes with it. 

No matter what the cause is for your sweating problem you want to make it go away. Sweating too much can be embarrassing and you may loose confidence in yourself to perform in regular physical activities because of your condition. The best advice you can get is to try the natural treatments. In the medical world there really isn't much you can do for getting rid of this problem but in the homeopathic world there are several things that may be able to help.

Natural methods of treating this condition seem to be quite popular but like with anything else the natural treatments are never guaranteed to work like you want them to. However, if there is an underlying cause for the excessive sweating the natural treatments will most likely just cover up the problem or not have any effect at all. If you suspect that you have a problem other than excessive sweating you should talk to your doctor and get treatment there. However, most people tend to stick to natural means of curing the problem.

Natural Ways to Stop Sweating

Sweating is something that we all do but excessive sweating seems to be a problem for a lot of people. There are so many products like deodorant that are made to help stop excessive sweating and get rid of the odor it causes. However many people have tried these products and find that they either do not work right for them or they are just looking for a natural way to reduce the amount of sweat they produce. Here are a few natural ways that you can use to reduce your perspiration. 

Baby powder has long been used by those who seem to sweat a more than others have. Corn starch powders work just as well as baby powders and it has been known for a while that both work in helping with sweat problems. The powder will not exactly stop you from sweating but it will help you control the problem. Baby powder and corn starch are safe to use on any part of your body that produces more sweat than you would like it to. The most common places to use the powders are under the arms. 

Sage tea is not well known but it has been used to help slow down the production activity that happens inside the sweat glands. Sage tea is used the same way, as you would drink any other kind of tea. You brew sage in water and after it has finished let it cool a bit or drop some ice in it and drink. You should drink one or two cups a day to help reduce the sweat gland activity and therefore reduce the amount of sweat you perspire. 

Dietary changes are sometimes necessary to control excessive sweating. It is possible that certain foods you eat will cause you to sweat more than you normally would without eating those foods. There are some foods that you would never think would make you sweat and many people eat them on a daily basis. The foods that may make you sweat more are onions, garlic, caffeine and spices. Eating foods that have high water content like fruits and vegetables may help reduce the odor that comes with excessive sweating. 

Lemon juice is another way to help reduce the amount of odor that comes from sweating a lot. Though, the lemon juice may not help with the sweating problem many people will be glad if they could just get rid of the smell. All you have to do is take the lemon juice, it can be fresh or pre-squeezed, and rub it on the area that you have a sweating and odor problem.

Remember these are natural treatments and they may not work for everyone. If you need more natural treatments for excessive sweating you can look them up on the internet; however, you should always talk to your doctor before beginning any natural treatment for this or any other problem. Your doctor may be able to tell you things that we may not.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

How to stop excessive sweating

Sweating is a natural process which our bodies use to regulate our temperature. It is normal to sweat when we are in a warm climate or experiencing mental or emotional distress; this is a perfectly natural reaction to environmental or social stimulus. However, some people are afflicted with the problem of excessive sweating (also known as hyperhydrosis). For those who have to live with this problem, the question of how to stop excessive sweating is one which is always on their minds.

Excessive sweating is a problem which can cause a great deal of social discomfort – even to the point where those who suffer from excessive sweating will avoid social situations where they know that they are likely to sweat. This is a problem which can be very embarrassing and even damaging to self esteem, not to mention the shirts that can be ruined by this unfortunate problem. The answer to how to stop excessive sweating may be closer at hand than you think however; welcome news to those who struggle with the problem. In mild cases, merely using antiperspirants regularly can be the answer – of course, underarm sweating is only one way in which the problem can manifest itself.

There are a wide variety of products available at your local pharmacy and over the internet which promise to be the last word in how to stop excessive sweating; but as those who have tried these products know all too well, they often fail to deliver on their promises. There are some simple lifestyle changes which you can make that will at the least provide a measure of relief from the problem of excessive sweating. One is to drink plenty of water and to adjust one's diet to avoid foods known to promote sweating; these include caffeine and alcohol. This can help reduce sweating. Another way is to avoid wearing clothing which is tight fitting, since friction against your skin can stimulate your body to sweat. These clothes are usually warmer than are loose fitting clothes too, which is also no help if you suffer from excessive sweating.

There are some new remedies which can be an answer to how to stop excessive sweating, at least for a time. One such treatment is Botox, the well known wrinkle treatment. This is made from the same toxin which causes food poisoning; but can be used to temporarily deactivate your sweat glands, providing temporary cessation of sweating in problem areas. However, this is an expensive solution which offers only short term relief; and the long term effects of Botox use are not yet known. Most will want to avoid this remedy for excessive sweating and look for other methods.

There are natural products on the market today which can be the answer to how to stop excessive sweating. With a little research you may be able to find a product which can give you lasting relief from the personal and social discomfort which excessive sweating can cause and finally get your confidence – and your life back.

ways to stop underarm sweat

Excessive underarm sweating is a problem which can be uncomfortable and brings with it a sizable degree of social discomfort and awkwardness. It can be downright embarrassing to have this problem. You may feel like you're the only one who has to deal with excessive sweating and you are always wishing for ways to stop underarm sweat. There are a few options which you can try to combat this discomforting and embarrassing issue. 

For those whose underarm sweating is not especially severe, simply applying underarm antiperspirants in the morning and evening may do the trick. Doubtless, most of you reading this article have already tried this tactic with no success. However, this can work for milder cases. There are some other ways to stop underarm sweat which you can also try – for instance, avoid wearing tight-fitting clothing; the friction against your skin stimulates sweating. While not a solution per se, this can reduce your underarm sweating. Be sure to drink plenty of water, this is also helpful in reducing sweating overall and can bring some relief to those who have a problem with excessive underarm sweating.

One of the ways to stop underarm sweating which is becoming increasingly popular is the application of Botox injections. Commonly used as a cosmetic treatment, this treatment can paralyze the sweat glands, preventing underarm sweating. However, this is not a permanent cure and of course, you will still sweat elsewhere. However, if you just want to make sure that your underarm sweating will not cause you discomfort or social awkwardness for an important event, this can be useful at least in the short term. This is a somewhat expensive method as well – as such, this may not be the answer for everyone.

It is known that diet plays a role in sweating, with certain foods tending to promote excess sweating. A change in your diet may provide relief from your underarm sweating and is the most natural of the ways to stop underarm sweat available to you. It's definitely worth a try. If you could stop this embarrassing problem once and for all with a few simple changes in diet, it would certainly be worth the trouble to do so.

There are a variety of natural ways to stop underarm sweating on the market; and many which are chemically derived. Most of these are available over the counter at your local drugstore. However, they may or may not work for you. Everyone's body chemistry is slightly different, so these products may not give you the results you were hoping for. One natural method is to apply talcum powder after showering – this will reduce sweating by keeping problem areas dry. Again, this may not cure your problem by itself, but will alleviate your sweating somewhat.

The last resort for those with extreme cases of excessive underarm sweating is surgery – this is only for those who are not helped by any other ways to stop underarm sweat as it is a somewhat drastic solution. For most, one of the natural remedies out there can help you to conquer your excessive sweating.