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Are There Any Exercises That Can Prevent Muscle Atrophy During Pregnancy
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
None: Eyelid ptosis is a droop of the upper lid due to muscle weakness or malposition. Surgery is the only permanent corrective. There is a temporary appliance hooked onto glasses called a ptosis crutch which can lift the lid but this is uncomfortable and not a long term solution. No exercises will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some patients have: Some patients have food allergies or sensitivities that can contribute to muscle pain. Of course each situation needs to be individualized under the direction of a knowledgeable physician. In my practice we often incorporate the rotation elimination diet to assess for any food sensitivities. Some foods may have an anti-inflammatory affect. The clinical impact is still subject to more research. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the most effective way to gain muscle mass? Are there some exercises that actually lead to a drop/reduction of muscle mass? E.g. do aerobics?
Use it or Lose it.: The most natural way to build muscle mass is to use that particular muscle. In general, our bodies perform efficiently when they are being used. This is the same for muscles. Gradually building up workload on a particular muscle with proper hydration and nutrition is the most effective way. There are pharmacologic therapies that can also help, but are not clinically indicated for your goals. ...Read more
Are there any genetic or natural problems that someone could have which might prevent them from gaining muscle mass or losing weight?
Stay healthy!: Healthy diet, limit caffeine/alcohol, no tobacco, moderate exercise all support natural fertility. Understanding when you are able to conceive, using natural family planning also increase success. Herbs, otc drugs, diets, supplements, and tricks to 'make you fertile' don't work and can be dangerous. Politely, if 45 is your correct age i'd skip 'natural' and see a specialist tomorrow. Best wishes. ...Read more
Probably: But you need to understand their origin and deal with that first. If there are food triggers, then eliminate those foods from your diet. Drink more eater. Are you stressed? Out of alignment? Chiropractic care can work wonders. A tonic will help when it is best directed at your body's needs. ...Read more
Yes: Be sure to practice proper ergonomics. If your at a keyboard, use a wrist rest, keep wrists straight and don't overextend or flex while typing. Take breaks to stretch the tissues across the wrist- usually flexion/ extension of the wrist, hands, and fingers. Try to keep items you use frequently close at hand to avoid repetitive reaching and grasping. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an overuse problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy diet works!: Moderate intensity exercise helps. High intensity is not necessary. In my clinical experience, Diet is more important though. Make sure you dont have any food allergies, get an objective serum/urine nutritional profile and start an anti-inflammatory diet. No sugar or alcohol, minimize simple carbs/grains, avoid trans and omega 6 fats, processed food. Eat lots of veges and fruit, monounsat fat ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any safe drugs that can help prevent muscle waste caused from to much surgery and where muscle has been scraped out?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Atrophy usually refers to the skin-as you get older or if you have had alot of sun in the past-the dermis (that is the layer below the top layer which is called the epidermis) gets thinner and the skin looks more wrinked. Muscles and fat can also get thinner -this is another form of atrophy. Even the top layer gets thinner ...Read more
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