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Bad posture is usually related to bad habits. Try using a lumbar support when sitting in a chair to help keep your shoulders back and neck neutral. Another option is a posture support to wear under your clothes. Try focusing on exercises that strengthen the core muscles and muscles in your back, especially the muscles ...Read more
Diaphragm: If you have started into an aerobic program and notice this pain it could be spasms of the diaphragm. This is a large muscle in thelower torso which can become overworked if just starting on a new aerobic program. If it does not get better over a short time period seek medical help to find out what is going on. ...Read more
Emg: increased insertional and abnormal spontaneous activity present however not accompanied by decreased recruitment motor unit. What does this mean?
Difficult to say: Normal muscle should not be active at rest so spontaneous activity should not be present. That said, a diagnosis depends on what muscle was being tested, the kind of spontaneous activity seen, and the symptoms. Without more information it is similar to asking one to guess the design of a large jigsaw puzzle from looking at a couple pieces. Discuss the full report with the doctor that ordered it. ...Read more
Many variables: usually this refers to laxity or "looseness" of muscles at rest. Very often a sign of poor physical conditioning or underlying medical illnesses. This can also be found in certain endocrine and neurological conditions: please get examined and tested. ...Read more
Urinalysis gross exam occult blood abnormal 3+, WBC 6-10 abnormal and RBC 4-10 abnormal, color amber abnormal but clear, what can cause this result?
Meaning of: transmitral spectral doppler flow pattern is abnormal for age. Isolated premature ventricular contractions. Normal 24 hour holter exam.?
Low qrs voltage in limb leads [qrs deflection 0.5 mv in limb leads] atypical ecg.... Healthy 27 years old what does this mean?
Low voltage: Low voltage on an electrocardiogram (ECG) can be a sign of cardiomyopathy (weak heart muscle), pericardial effusion (fluid around the heart), obesity, lung disease. thyroid disease, and others. In most cases you would already know that you have these conditions. It is possible that technical issues with the ECG recording created an error. I would repeat the tracing. Glad to look at it for you. ...Read more
Can abnormal circadian rhythms (strange sleep patterns) cause symptoms like erectile dysfunction?
EEGs are hard: An abnormal eeg can mean many things. Intermittent changes in eeg, like theta discharges or spikes, can be associated with epileptic seizures or other intermittent symptoms like migraine. Continuous changes, like slow background, can be an effect of drugs or internal disorders like liver or kidney disease. Changes in one spot of the head could mean damage like stroke or tumor. ...Read more
Common reading: "abnormal" because there are non-specific changes which are not specific enough to meet a true diagnosis, but not normal enough to say normal, so somewhat of a soft call or indecisive read, but very common and does not necessarily mean anything. The bottom line, the ECG findings need to be placed in the clinical context in which it was taken, and compared to previous and subsequent ECGs. ...Read more
Had polysomnography. Please explain: increase in phasic motor activity w/o stereotypical behaviors seen during REM sleep. ?
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I received a diagnosis of "Sinus Rhythm, T Wave Abnormality in anterior leads, borderline abnormal for age (29) and gender (F). Abnormal ECG. Worried?
Cardiologist: These T wave abnormalities are nonspecific and it's important to compare them to any prior EKG if one is available. If none are available the findings may not necessarily be due to any cardiac pathology and may even be a normal variant in a young woman. A cardiologist is best qualified to evaluate and examine you and recommend further testing like an echocardiogram if deemed advisable. ...Read more
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