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  Underarm Perspiration Stopped by Drionic
It is not uncommon for excessive perspiration to "wick-out" in large areas under the arms.
The cycle of perspiration, body odor or underarm odor, ruined clothing and limited clothing color choice can now be broken with the underarm Drionic device.
However, since the sweat must have an outlet, the underarms are the recipient of all the excess sweat that cannot be distributed to the extremities.
www.drionic.com /underarm_sweat.html   (315 words)

 PERSPIRATION - Definition
[n] the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid; "perspiration is a homeostatic process"
Note: A man of average weight throws off through the skin during 24 hours about 18 ounces of water, 300 grains of solid matter, and 400 grains of carbonic acid gas.
Ordinarily, this constant exhalation is not apparent, and the excretion is then termed insensible perspiration.
www.hyperdictionary.com /dictionary/perspiration   (139 words)

 Herbal Remedies for Perspiration - Overactive Sweat Gland Treatment
I have suffered with excessive perspiration and body odor since puberty, now I have finally found a solution in your natural remedy...
Though most people think of body odor as being caused by perspiration, there is more to the problem than this.
If you have experienced a sudden and persistent change in perspiration or body odor it is important to consult your health care provider to exclude an underlying medical condition.
www.nativeremedies.com /deodorite-herbal-perspiration-remedies.html   (1841 words)

  Perspiration Stain Removal Tips
It is better to use those that are labeled as containing oxygenated ingredients or those that claim to remove protein-based stains such as food and grass stains.
There is another way to remove the perspiration odor if it remains even after the stain has been removed.
It has a tendency to react with the proteins present in the perspiration and cause the stain to darken even further.
www.klienwachter.com /adarticles/Article/Perspiration-Stain-Removal-Tips/3070   (1169 words)

  Perspiration - LoveToKnow 1911
Excessive sweating is a symptom observed in various diseases, such as tuberculosis and rheumatic fever, but it may exist apart from such conditions, and either be general., affecting the whole body, or confined to a part, such as the axillae, head, hands, feet, or, as in some rare instances, the one half of the body.
Excessive perspiration may often be prevented by the cold bath, and by tonics, such as iron, quinine, strychnia, andc.
Foetid sweating most frequently affects the feet, specially in those who have much fatigue, and is apparently due to rapid decomposition in the perspiration which has saturated the stockings; these should be frequently changed and the feet washed several times a day, dried carefully, and dusted with some antiseptic powder.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Perspiration   (243 words)

 On the Importance of Perspiration in Chinese Medical Diagnosis and Therapy
In ancient texts of Chinese medicine, perspiration (diaphoresis) is frequently mentioned as an important sign in the diagnosis of a disease pattern and as a measure of the successful application of a treatment.
Failure to induce perspiration was thought to condemn the treatment to failure, and excessive perspiration, either as a result of the disease process or the excessive use of sweating therapies, was thought to damage the patient (by removing too much essential fluid).
To induce the therapeutic perspiration in someone with only mild spontaneous perspiration (as a sign of disease), the herb decoction would be taken warm, the dosage would be repeated if necessary, and the individual would consume warm rice gruel and bundle-up in blankets.
www.itmonline.org /arts/perspire.htm   (2232 words)

 Perspiration insert - Patent 20060015981
A perspiration pad for insertion into the armpit with an absorbent pad consisting of two mutually bendable sections and a self-adhesive film projecting beyond the edge of the pad, characterized in that the self-adhesive film (3) is interrupted at least in the bending region of the two sections of the pad (2).
A perspiration pad according to claim 3, wherein the pad (2) is covered in a liquid-tight but gas-permeable way on the side averted from the skin both between the boundary strips of the self-adhesive film (3) as well as in the bending region.
A perspiration pad according to claim 1, wherein the self-adhesive film (3) is welded together with the pad (2) in the boundary region of the pad (2).
www.freepatentsonline.com /20060015981.html   (1688 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Perspiration
Perspiration almost stops, leading to the rapid temperature rise, collapse, and coma.
The lie detector monitors such factors as heart rate, breathing rate and perspiration, all of which may be affected when a person lies.
Dye in blouses is reacting to perspiration and staining
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Perspiration&StartAt=11   (740 words)

 Perspiration band for headgear - Patent 4468817
The principal object of this invention is to provide a perspiration band for headgear, which will be employed in safety hats, so as to provide greater comfort for the wearer than may be had with the existing band of the hat.
Another object of this invention is to provide a perspiration band for headgear, which will be easy to remove for regular washing, and it also will serve to prevent safety hats from blowing off of the wearer's head.
Accordingly, a perspiration band 10 is shown to include a rectangular configurated strip 11, which is fabricated of a suitable terrycloth material, that is easily washed, so as to be sanitary.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4468817.html   (572 words)

 Excessive Perspiration
Whether you call it excessive perspiration or excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis, it is unpleasant and uncomfortable for the people who suffer from it.
The perspiration was connected to feeling anxious especially when She was about to do something that made him nervous.
She started developing tremendous burning heat in the chest which was much worse than the perspiration in the hands, that it replaced.
www.homeopathy-cures.com /html/excessive_perspiration.html   (538 words)

 Evaporation of Perspiration: Cooling Mechanisms for Human Body
Even when one is unaware of perspiration, physiology texts quote an amount of about 600 grams per day of "insensate loss" of moisture from the skin.
The cooling effect of perspiration evaporation makes use of the very large heat of vaporization of water.
Because of the large heat of vaporization of water, the evaporation from a liquid surface is a very effective cooling mechanism.
hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu /hbase/thermo/sweat.html   (395 words)

 i2m-labs Physiology of sweat, perspiration, sweaty hands and feet
Treatment for perspiration of the hands, feet and armpits (hyperhidrosis) by means of iontophoresis.
The system sympathetic nerve controls perspiration the glands can be stimulated by the agonists cholinergic and adrenergic a and b.
This perspiration of the face which extends sometimes to the neck and the higher part of the trunk is dependent on a medullary arc reflex.
www.i2m-labs.com /p_gb/palms.htm   (508 words)

 Homemade Remedies to Stop Underarm Perspiration Odors - Associated Content
Perspiration is a combination of water, salt, potassium, and bodily wastes.
Perspiration is the result of a normal bodily function.
The moisture of the Perspiration, along with the warmth of your underarms, causes bacteria to form.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/32030/homemade_remedies_to_stop_underarm.html   (633 words)

 smell of perspiration
Our brains contain a nerve centre which regulates perspiration and which is situated in the hypothalamus.
It is activated in cases of physical exercise or fever, but also in the case of obesity, anxiety, stress, alcohol abuse, spicy food, disorders of the thyroid gland and untreated diabetes.
The eccrine glands are therefore responsible for perspiration odour.
clinique-observatoire.be /NewFiles/EN/Perspiration/TransIntro.html   (887 words)

 Alternative Medicine: bleaching perspiration
Her perspiration seems to be bleaching her clothes, towels and bedsheets.
She is under a lot of stress which together with hormonal imbalances can cause the very concentrated perspiration she is suffering with.
The perspiration and skin imbalances should disappear when her immune system is strong once more and hormones balanced.
en.allexperts.com /q/Alternative-Medicine-991/bleaching-perspiration.htm   (1685 words)

 The War Amps: Heat & Perspiration - Reasons Why Amputees Perspire More   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The skin helps control body temperature as it is through the skin that perspiration is released, allowing the air to dry it and cool the body.
The sockets of artificial limbs or crutches can actually hinder the release of perspiration, as they rest in the areas of the body that contain the large sweat glands in the armpits and the groin.
When the stump is enclosed in the socket, air cannot reach it to evaporate perspiration from its skin's surface as it is meant to do that is why perspiration builds up inside the prosthetic sockets of most amputees.
www.waramps.ca /nac/heat.html   (690 words)

 Overactive sweat glands | Excess sweating | Excessive perspiration treatment | Excessive sweating problem   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland excretes excess of thyroid hormones and thus leads to hormonal imbalances, overactive thyroid gland, which increases body metabolism and heat production thus leading to hyperhidrosis, and it even causes over activity of the sympathetic nervous system.
Excessive perspiration is caused by high metabolism rate and thyroid gland is very much responsible for it.
This irritation usually ends when excessive perspiration treatment with drysol is stopped and it should be kept in mind that drysol can stain certain fabrics and metals when being used as excessive perspiration treatment.
www.curesweatypalms.com /excess-sweating.shtml   (871 words)

 Removing Sweat, Perspiration and Deodorant Stains
The difference is that the amount of urea in perspiration is very dilute, 1/130th, compared to the concentration in urine.
While women are mostly troubled with underarm perspiration, guys often also experience perspiration between their shoulder blades from the neck down, the groin area, feet and hands.
For stubborn perspiration stains in white blouses or shirts, dissolve two aspirins in a half-cup of water.
www.mrscleannw.com /tips/sweat-perspiration-deodorant.html   (1165 words)

 How to Remove Perspiration Stains from Clothing | eHow.com
Remove lingering perspiration odor by soaking the entire garment overnight in a gallon of warm salt water (use about 4 tablespoons of salt per gallon of water).
A perspiration stain may not be visible right away; heating can cause an otherwise colorless stain to yellow.
Perspiration stains are hard to remove especially old stains.
www.ehow.com /how_17417_remove-perspiration-stains.html   (641 words)

 Excessive Perspiration   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you have excessive perspiration, either as excessive underarm perspiration or foot perspiration whenever you physically exert yourself even mildly (such as climbing one set of stairs), see your doctor for a stress test.
If you have excessive perspiration only when faced with a situation that makes you nervous, such as going on a date or speaking in a business meeting, emotional stress and anxiety could be the culprits.
If you suddenly develop a problem with excessive perspiration including excessive underarm perspiration or foot perspiration for no apparent reason, in other words the excessive perspiration is not associated with physical activity or an anxiety-producing event, see your doctor.
www.artofindia.net /Health_Articles/excessive_perspiration.htm   (253 words)

 American Chronicle: Skin Care - Decreased Perspiration   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Perspiration is important for our health to keep the normal body temperature.
Perspiration either excessive or very low both are bad.
Excessive perspiration unless a disease causes it, is only a nuisance whereas decreased perspiration can be life threatening sometimes.
www.americanchronicle.com /articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=14201   (438 words)

 Perspiration - Dictionary Definition and Meaning of Perspiration
2: the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid; "perspiration is a homeostatic process" [syn: sweating, diaphoresis, sudation, hidrosis]
Ordinarily, this constant exhalation is not apparent, and the excretion is then termed insensible perspiration.
Perspiration serves at least two purposes: the removal of waste products such as urea and ammonia, and cooling of the body temperature as sweat evaporates.
www.wordiq.com /define/perspiration.html   (299 words)

 Drug InfoNet - Perspiration - [general]
These comments are made for the purpose of discussion and should NOT be used as recommendations for or against therapies or other treatments.
She cannot perspire and no one seems to know why.
She vascillates in temperature and worries that her temperature will run away since the body is not automtically regulating.
www.druginfonet.com /index.php?pageID=faq/new/DISEASE_FAQ/Perspiration.htm   (739 words)

 CertainDri® : Controlling Perspiration
In fact, according to the Certain Dri Perspiration Poll, 25 percent of those who indicated perspiration is "sometimes" or "often" a problem reported that their perspiration is the same regardless of the season, with 13 percent reporting their perspiration has been a problem all of their lives.
It is clinically tested and dermatologist-recommended as the most effective solution for excessive underarm perspiration available over the counter, as well as for occasional, excessive perspiration due to stress, heat, sports, occupation, etc. Clinical studies show that Certain Dri is more than twice as effective as the leading antiperspirant brand in keeping underarms drier longer.
treating excessive perspiration, it is recommended that you make an appointment with a dermatologist if you suddenly begin to experience profuse perspiration, since it can be related to an underlying medical condition that may need to be treated.
www.numarklabs.com /index.php?src=gendocs&link=CD_Treatment&category=CertainDri   (689 words)

 Hyperhidrosis : Causes for excessive Perspiration
Innervations of these sweat glands are from the hypothalamic preoptic sweat center in the brain through brainstem and medulla.
It is thought that the over stimulation of the sweat glands in hyperhidrosis is related to the over activity of the sympathetic nervous system.
Perspiration or sweating can be induced by emotional stress of thermal stimuli.
www.hyperhidrosis.org /perspiration.htm   (170 words)

 Biosal - Perspiration for Detecting Liveness in Fingerprint Scanners
This method quantifies a specific temporal perspiration pattern present in fingerprints acquired from live claimants.
We are currently optimizing our patent pending perspiration detection algorithm for different fingerprint scanner technologies using a larger, more diverse data set and a shorter detection time window.
Figure: Fingerprint images show a distinctive moisture pattern that changes over time related to perspiration which can be used as a measure of liveness for fingerprint recognition.
people.clarkson.edu /~biosal/research/perspiration.html   (267 words)

 CNN.com - Study: Male sweat brightens women's moods - Mar. 15, 2003
The findings suggested something in the perspiration brightened their moods and helped them feel less tense.
Wysocki, a study co-author, said the research could point to a "chemical communication" subtext between the sexes that enables men and women to coordinate their reproductive efforts subliminally.
In fact, the women never suspected they had men's sweat under their noses and believed they were helping to test alcohol, perfume or lemon floor wax.
www.cnn.com /2003/HEALTH/03/15/perspiration.reut/index.html   (387 words)

 Perspiration problems   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Adolescent concerns about increased sweating and Body odour are related to the fact that sweat glands under arms and in groin do not become active until adolescence.
Perspiration smells unpleasant and is worst on feet and under arms, right foot may be hot and left foot cold Lycopodium 6c
Lack of perspiration (anhidrosis) is probably due to some fault in the autonomic nervous system (part of the nervous system which is not under voluntary control); over-heating and possibly Heat stroke are risks in hot weather.
www.drlockie.com /disease/perspire.htm   (339 words)

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