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weak diaphragm muscle

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Both: Hi. The diaphragm is under conscious and unconscious control (fortunately!).

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
41 years experience Radiology
Contrast: We see things on x-ray when structures with different x-ray densities are next to each other. So, the diaphragm is a water density that is next to th ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Muscles on chest: The main muscles of respiration are the diaphragm and rib muscles. When the body senses the need to breathe deeper or harder, the muscles attached to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: It could be either---a doctor needs to exam in order to determine what is going on.
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
NO: Typically dystonia affects skeletal muscle such as the muscles of the arms and legs for example. Internal organs are made up of different muscle calle ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Wright
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Costochondritis: Costochondritis is inflammation of the joints between the ribs and the sternum. It can be caused by injury or overactivity and usually responds to re ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
This would be hyperv: -entilation, ,it would result in lower CO2, which leads 2 molecular exchanges that result in a person to loose consciousness.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Control asthma: Your anxiety will improve once your asthma is controlled well. And your muscle pain will resolve once you can breathe better. You really need to see ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
23 years experience Podiatry
Diaphragm: chest xray with inpiration and expiration. Xray with lungs fully inflated- inhale deeply, and x ray with lungs deflated- fully exhaled
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Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Physiotherapy: Perhaps the most efficient way to learn proper techniques to achieve appropriate posture and reverse any deformity would be a consultation with a phys ... Read More
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