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breathing measuring device

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Garner
16 years experience Cardiology
Commercial Breaks: What you're talking about is an "incentive spirometer" which helps regain breathing muscle strength and prevent and treat partial lung collapse (atele ... Read More
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Dr. James Henning
50 years experience Anesthesiology
Variable: Acbt (active cycle of breathing techniques) and is (incentive spirometry such as an airlife spirometer) are used effectively to restore and improve lu ... Read More
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Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
10x/hour: This sounds like an incentive spirometer. It is a 'toy' that you take deep breaths into to lift the marker and measure the depth of your breaths. If t ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There are bite guards available over the counter. Your dentist can arrange one for you too.
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Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes: bruxism or grinding teeth common. Pharmacies such as seen at Walmart have bite plates that are inexpensive and effective. Your best bet is a dentist b ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Anxiety Sob: Never tired that but some get relief by breathing into a paper bag. This lets CO2 build up and may decrease the anxiety. Give it a try for say 5-10 mi ... Read More
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Dr. Brad Bobrin
26 years experience Psychiatry
Do you mean OCD: Unless your friends behavior strongly affects thier lives so as to be disruptive, then you really can't call it an illness. People who gravitate towa ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Completely, 100% normal!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Pachymeter: The pachymeter is a standard device in ophthalmologists office to measure corneal thickness. It is part of a standard glaucoma work up and is used to ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: By touch is totally inaccurate. So yes use a thermometer.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
20 years experience Pulmonology
You can check it: Well checking your rr is not that hard, just start the stop watch and count how many time you are breathing thats your rr. If you like to check your o ... Read More
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Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: There are devices that can measure brain performance to a certain extent. For example, eegs are used to measure brain activity. Electrodes placed on t ... Read More
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Dr. Lee Peter Bee
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Unfortunately no: Unfortunately to get an adequate intake and output for hydration status, the best way is to measure accurately what you're taking in, what you are out ... Read More
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