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Understanding The Treatment Options For Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis is a condition that can cause sufferers to feel embarrassed in social settings, as it's characterised by excessive sweating. Sufferers can have a variety of triggers, but will often experience an episode of excessive sweating when they exercise, when they feel anxious or when they spend time in the sun. Hyperhidrosis goes beyond normal levels of sweating, which is natural and required for the body to regulate temperature. It can affect any part of your body, but the parts commonly affected are the face, armpits, palms and soles of the feet.

Are You Experiencing Heart Arrhythmia?

What is heart arrhythmia? This is a condition characterised by an irregular heartbeat. When the electrical signals that regulate the beating of your heart aren't working efficiently, your heart can beat too quickly or too slowly. Causes And Symptoms Of Heart Arrhythmia It's not always possible to identify why a person develops heart arrhythmia, but it can be caused by blocked arteries or develop due to scarring from previous heart surgery.

Talking to Your Doctor About Bariatric Surgery

When you've made the decision to talk to your doctor about your weight, you need to think about your objectives. Are you planning to discuss non-surgical methods to reduce your weight, or do you want your doctor to assess your suitability for surgical intervention (bariatric surgery)? Rather than a general discussion, you should intend for the appointment to end with an actionable goal. Your Desire to Lose Weight You may not have thoroughly thought about your goal beyond the desire to lose weight.

What Next After Surgery? 4 Post-Op, Self-Care Tips for a Faster Recovery Process

When people age, health issues become more of a concern, and the prospect of a surgical procedure is likely. If you find yourself in this situation, many things immediately strike your mind, but it's highly important to plan for the operation's aftermath. This post highlights four post-surgery self-care tips for a quicker recovery. Continue reading and learn to achieve the best outcomes possible. Take Care of the Wound and Inflammation

Understanding Chronic Sinusitis

Chronic sinusitis is a sinus infection that lasts more than a couple of months. Sinusitis often resolves on its own within a couple weeks or with a little help from a decongestant, but chronic sinusitis can remain as a constant or worsen over time. There's not always a clear reason for sinusitis turning into a chronic condition, but underlying conditions, such as asthma and allergic rhinitis, are thought to contribute to prolonged or worsened levels of nasal inflammation, and smokers are also considered to be at increased risk of developing chronic sinusitis.

What diabetics need to know about surgery

Patients with diabetes know that the disease complicates everyday life, from testing your blood sugar to dietary changes. Most are aware that it can also have long-term consequences on your health, especially your heart, kidneys and blood vessels. Not all realise that it can complicate routine surgery, from medication changes to your recovery. Here are four things you need to know about surgery if you have diabetes. Medication changes Some blood sugar medications need to be stopped before surgery or taken at different times.

Fighting Feet

Training in any martial art can be taxing on your feet, especially if you are training without footwear like you would do in some kung fu schools. Training barefooted can be great for developing additional strength in the feet because of the reduction in support of the arches, but also because it allows you to grip the mat with your toes for stability. This is essential when training judo, karate and jiu jitsu .