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Biochemistry of (tap water) iontophoresis?

Tap‐water iontophoresis (TWI) using direct current (DC) is considered by some to be the most effective therapy in palmoplantar hyperhidrosis, although it is debated that botulinum toxin injections may ...
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White color on clothes after sweating?

Sweat contains a concentration of salt: Composition: Sweat is mostly water. A microfluidic model of the eccrine sweat gland provides details on what solutes partition into sweat, their mechanisms ...
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Excessive sweating of hands/feet: what is it, and how is it dealt with?

What you are describing is most likely hyperhidrosis, a disorder that causes excessive sweating. It This sweating usually occurs on the underarms (axillary) or the palms of the hands and soles of the ...
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Does sweat expel toxins?

The generally accepted medical wisdom seems to be that sweat is an insignificant mechanism for toxin elimination. However, there have been studies that suggest that wisdom may not be entirely correct. ...
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What disorder would cause sweating to appear only on one half of the face?

There are a number of possibilities, from benign to serious. Sweating is under the control of the sympathetic nervous system, as is vasodilation (facial redness). Anhydrosis of only one side of the ...
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Sweating while having lemon

Head sweating and flushing after eating or just smelling or thinking about a certain food is called gustatory sweating. MedicineNet: Gustatory sweating: Sweating on the forehead, face, scalp, and ...
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Biochemistry of (tap water) iontophoresis?

After some more research it looks like the answers to these questions are indeed still unknown. A recent 2018 article on Proposed mechanism of action of tap water iontophoresis for treatment of ...
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Is it safe to use magnesium hydroxide as an anti-perspirant?

While official government recommendations seem to indicate a very low risk: Toxicological Risks of Selected Flame-Retardant Chemicals. (National Research Council (US) Subcommittee on Flame-...
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Is sweating good for you?

According to this article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/melissa-edmonds/does-sweating-release-tox_b_8372452.html, just sweating has no clear health benefits. The health benefits of sweating come ...
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Does 'Sage Salvia officinalis' help reducing excessive hand sweating (palmar hyperidrosis)?

Salvia is a herbal treatment with a long tradition for this indication. sage leaves The HMPC has classified sage leaves as a traditional herbal medicinal product. ESCOP: internally for ...
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How hot before someone gets heat exhaustion while running?

What matters is the so-called wet-bulb temperature : The wet-bulb temperature is the temperature read by a thermometer covered in water-soaked cloth (wet-bulb thermometer) over which air is passed. ...
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How hot before someone gets heat exhaustion while running?

Getting dizzy and collapse in the sauna or during running is not enough to say that this is from heat exhaustion. Such symptoms can also occur in vasovagal syncope due to heat and the associated ...
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How much water weight is it normal to lose while sleeping?

This is much easier to measure than to calculate. After urinating and before going to bed, weigh yourself. After getting up, urinating and having a bowel movement (bm is mostly water) weigh yourself ...
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