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Can you prevent scoliosis?

Can you prevent scoliosis?

No: The cause of adolescent scoliosis is unknownt the other types have no adjustable risk factors. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Hellman
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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

Scoliosis is the term given for a curvature of the spine in the coronal plane that is ...Read more


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Anything i can do to keep spine in perfect alignment? Can psych meds make the patients body crooked leading to lordosis our kyphosis. Muscle stiffnes

Anything i can do to keep spine in perfect alignment?  Can psych meds make the patients body crooked leading to lordosis our kyphosis. Muscle stiffnes

Yes exercise : Regularly, eat a well balanced diet and do not smoke. Certain psychotropic medications can lead to bone density loss which can structurally affect the spine if osteoporosis develops. If being treated for a chronic condition , then bone density should be monitored. ...Read more

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What medication is best to help control tourettes? Can certain activity to helo focus help control tics?

What medication is best to help control tourettes? Can certain activity to helo focus help control tics?

Depends: Some medications are effective at treating tics. A commonly used one is clonidine and I have also had success with topiramate. If the tics are associated with ADHD, guanfacine is another choice. There are others so it would be best to speak with your physician for further guidance. ...Read more

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Hello whether maturation leads to disability of giving birth to child? Then what lead to disability?

Hello whether maturation leads to disability of giving birth to child? Then what lead to disability?

See details: I assume you mean masturbation and not maturation. No matter which one you meant, the answer to both is no. You do need some work on your English. ...Read more

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Eating hyaluronan to prevent cancer, can this work?

Eating hyaluronan to prevent cancer, can this work?

Nope : Sorry, but nothing can prevent cancer completely. I would instead suggest you live a healthy lifestyle (eating well, exercising and avoiding tobacco) and get your age and risk-appropriate screening tests on time. Talk to your doc about this. ...Read more

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Scoliosis--how to provide teen with motivation to improve posture?

Scoliosis--how to provide teen with motivation to improve posture?

Varies: Sometimes patients will appear to have bad posture, but it can simply be there scoliosis, which is a spinal deformity. Other times patients can truly have bad posture that can worsen the appearance of their scoliosis. Doing some postural exercises or even physical therapy can at least help with the posture part of it. Xrays can give an idea about the size and flexibility of your curve. Thanks. ...Read more

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What are some ways to prevent dislocated patella?

What are some ways to prevent dislocated patella?

Let see if I could: If you know you tendency for that problem. You could wear brace and try strengthen the muscles by having program to that, avoid sport activity may cause this problem. Do repair of the structures (surgically) to correct any problems could lead to it. ...Read more

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Do psychiatric medications curb someobes ability to workout aggressively due to changing the brain chemicals?

Do psychiatric medications curb someobes ability to workout aggressively due to changing the brain chemicals?

It's uncertain.: Many would have no effect. Some would probably enhance a workout as you feel a lot less depressed and want to be fit. Some of the antipsychotics can increase appetite and weight substantiailly and that would certainly decrease your ability to workout aggressively. ...Read more

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Can certain exercises prevent or treat scoliosis? Are there stretches or exercises that can be done to prevent or help correct scoliosis? .

Can certain exercises prevent or treat scoliosis? Are there stretches or exercises that can be done to prevent or help correct scoliosis?

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Always exercise: While exercise will not improve the size of scoliosis curves, exercise will make you feel better so you can cope with it. For more information visit www.eSpine.com under scoliosis ...Read more

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Can you do exercises to mitigate cervical spine (neck) problems?

Can you do exercises to mitigate cervical spine (neck) problems?

Yes: A physical therapist is a good place to start for treatment of neck pain. They can help with strengthening and stretching activities along with cervical traction which can help symptoms quite a bit! ...Read more

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How can vitamin d help to maintain strong bones helping to prevent the development of osteoporosis?

How can vitamin d help to maintain strong bones helping to prevent the development of osteoporosis?

More calcium to bone: Vitamin D improves the absorption of calcium from diet and help the body to place more of the needed Calcium in your bones ...Read more

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What are ways to prevent ankle injury?

What are ways to prevent ankle injury?

See a specialist: Either a podiatrist or orthopedist. Have a complete evaluation of your foot and ankle as well as a gait exam. When you go, bring the shoes that you have been training in to be checked as well. Prevention of injury can include a combination of things - stretching, massage, physical therapy, bracing and/or shoe selection. ...Read more

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In what ways does stretching prove a useful way to prevent injury?

In what ways does stretching prove a useful way to prevent injury?

Flexibility: You can prepare the muscle for activity to prevent muscle strains and tears. It is also important to stretch regularly to improve and maintain flexibility. ...Read more

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What lifestyle changes can I make to help prevent kidney failure?

What lifestyle changes can I make to help prevent kidney failure?

Exercise: Maintain a healthy lifestyle with low fat food, low salt diet. Avoid excessive weight gain. Stay well hydrated. If you have diabetes or high blood pressure, make sure it is well controlled. Exercise is important to improve all of these factors. And see as doctor regularly. They can do blood tests to check for kidney disease since this is often a silent disease. ...Read more

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What are some brain activites that people can do to help prevent memory lost?

What are some brain activites that people can do to help prevent memory lost?

The brain's a muscle: Using the brain for active tasks of any kind helps preserve memory. Socialization with other people face to face is excellent both for verbal and non-verbal communication. Mild physical exercise is beneficial because it increases cerebral circulation. Doing puzzles of various sorts can be quite helpful. Playing games, such as checkers, chess or even video games can help. But lost memor is lost. ...Read more

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Are there ways to lighten existing acne scars, and any way to prevent future ones?

Are there ways to lighten existing acne scars, and any way to prevent future ones?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. http://www.pangeaorganics.com/buffalo. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Scoliosis (Definition)

A condition where patients have an abnormal curvature of ...Read more