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'Sweaty palms syndrome' can be cured by surgery

...m the brain to the hands. Since the nerves to the feet take a different route, the feet often continue to sweat after surgery.The side effects of such surgery are compensatory sweating on ...

Vitamin C for the heart

...cts blood flow. In PAD, blood flow in the legs and feet is impaired, which can cause lameness and pain. PAD is also associated with an increased risk of death and disability caused by heart attack and stroke.// PAD may cause inflammation and the release of free radicals--compounds that can damage tissue...

Warm yourself to sleep

...re likely to fall asleep swiftly if your hands and feet are warmer than the temperature of the bedroom. He...ats the dilation of blood vessels in the hands and feet as a sure way to induce drooping eyelids. Dr Kurt Krauchi and his team at the Sleep Laboratory at ...

Obesity in children a risk factor for diabetes

...kidney disorders. Poor circulation in the legs and feet can also contribute to slow-healing ulcers, which can lead to permanent damage. Currently, this kind of diabetes is often termed "late onset diabetes", as most new cases arise among people in middle age or older....

Attempting Hypnosis for relaxation

...yes closed. Then mentally scan your body, from the feet upwards, gently releasing any tension. Allow your thoughts to flow, but don't focus on any of them. Now imagine yourself in a favourite place or somewhere beautiful and tranquil. With practice, you'll be able to call up this relaxing experience any...

Ideal therapy for warts

...n their own. Anyhow, warts that appear on hands or feet can cause social problems for people because those...ible parts of the body. Warts on the bottom of the feet or near finger-or toenails can be painful. Many treatments developed over the years have claimed to ...

Handling plantar fasciitis

...n of the band of fibrous tissue on the sole of the feet which connects the toes and the heel.// It causes excruciating pain first thing in the morning, when you take a few steps, but it eases off once you have been on the move for a little while. Plantar fasciitis clears up after treatment, but may take...

Diabetics & Foot infections

...st. The foot care team advised patients to examine feet daily for injuries, soak heels in warm water for a...tton or woolen socks at night in order to keep the feet warm and wear well fitting leather shoes. One of the important things that the patients were asked t...

Backpacks cause more than just back injuries

...13% to wrists and elbows, 12% to shoulders, 12% to feet and ankles, and only 6% related to the back. Injuries to the face and head were found to be the result of children tripping over a backpack or being hit by one wielded by a companion. Researchers recommended that children should be directed on the s...

Diabetics Need to Guard Against Nail Fungus

...y. Wear socks that absorb moisture. Wash and dry feet daily. Remove shoes and socks at every doctor visit so you feet can be examined. Treatment for nail fungus may include oral or topical antifungal agents....

The 'lazy man's yoga"

...ent parts of the body. "We use our hands and our feet and our forearms and our elbows and knees and actually the weight of the whole body," Diftler said. "There are parts of it that are a cooperative ... effort where it actually is two people, the practitioner and the receiver, in a pose together." Besi...

Spinal Cord Patients Walk Again

...e can go. What stops Kirk's muscles from going 200 feet or 500 feet is that they’re exhausted.He may not be riding motor cross anymore, but walking a set of stairs is a...

The Clue to a Diabetic Requiring an Amputation may lie in the Retina of ones Eye.

...lood sugar control, blood pressure, and history of feet ulcers -- into account. Researchers believe changes in the retina may provide a good way to predict which diabetic patients are most at risk for amputation. “The results of this study suggest a link between microvascular changes in the retinal vesse...

Managing Patients With Psoriasis

...ed by deposits of uric acid often in joints of the feet or ankles that lead to inflammatory arthritis. Symptoms include swelling, redness, stiffness and severe pain.Gout affects more than 5 million adults in the United States. For hundreds of years, the painful joint malady has been linked to overindulgen...

Alcohol Found To Increase The Risk of Gout

...ed by deposits of uric acid often in joints of the feet or ankles that lead to inflammatory arthritis. Symptoms include swelling, redness, stiffness and severe pain.Gout affects more than 5 million adults in the United States. For hundreds of years, the painful joint malady has been linked to overindulgen...

Leveling Lupus Lesions

... One side effect that may occur is tingling in the feet and hands after prolonged use. According to the Lupus Foundation of America, between 500,000 and 1.5 million people in the United States have lupus....

Diabetic Ulcers A Probable Cause Of Depression

...e with diabetes face. Diabetic ulcers occur on the feet and are caused by high blood sugar // levels, which cause poor blood circulation. When severe, it can lead to lower-extremity amputation. According to latest findings researchers say people with diabetic foot ulcers suffer from a higher level of depr...

Reducing The Rate Of Amputations Among Diabetics

...lood sugar control, blood pressure, and history of feet ulcers into account. Researchers say the results of their study suggests a link between microvascular changes in the retinal vessels and risk of undergoing [an amputation] in people with younger-onset diabetes ,thus researchers believe changes in th...

Weight Loss Relieves Osteoarthritis Pain

...of joint cartilage. It commonly affects the hands, feet and weight-bearing joints including the knee. A long-term research study conducted by Wake Forest University, North Carolina (USA) proclaims that subjects suffering from OA showed that an average weight reduction of 5 percent in overweight and obe...

‘No Epidemic Risk in Mumbai’ Assures Health Ministe

...ion are to boil the water before drinking and wash feet after wading through the rain water. One of the dangers is of Leptospirosis and this spreads through the urine of rats. Mr.Ramdos ruled out any dangers of this disease. Further information about Water Borne Disease from medindia Drinking of wat...

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