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Are there good ways to avoid cervical spondylosis?

Are there good ways to avoid cervical spondylosis?

Cannot avoid: Cervical spine spondylosis or arthritis is unavoidable. Traumatic incidents increase the severity of the arthritis. Genetics and strenuous activity contribute as well. Flexibility exercises, range of motion exercises, good health and exercise help all arthritic conditions. ...Read more

Dr. David Lundin
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Cervical (Neck) Spondylosis (Definition)

A condition involving changes to the bones, discs, and joints of the neck. These changes are caused by the normal wear-and-tear of aging. With age, the discs of the cervical spine gradually break down, lose fluid, and become stiffer. ...Read more


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Are there any good ways to prevent arthritis?

Are there any good ways to prevent arthritis?

It depends: It depends on the specific type of arthritis. Many cannot be prevented, for example, ra. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent complex fractures?

Are there any good ways to prevent complex fractures?

Diet and exercise: The best way to prevent fractures of any kind is to maintain your bone health and your general health. Maintain good levels of calcium and vitamin d (take supplements if necessary) and perform weight bearing exercises (such as walking and using weights). Increase your overall activity and exercise regularly. Balance exercises will help to prevent falls. ...Read more

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Are there good ways to avoid typhoid?

Are there good ways to avoid typhoid?

Food hygiene/vaccine: Typhoid fever is a common (worldwide) infection with salmonella typhi bacteria caught via fecally contaminated food and water (human poop in your food or water. Yuck, but happens). Be careful what you eat ("boil it, peel it, cook it, or forget it"). There are two vaccines (oral & injection) available which work reasonably well. Also gastric acidity helps, so extra caution if you take antacids! ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to keep fibromyalgia pain down?

Are there any good ways to keep fibromyalgia pain down?

Stay active: Trying to stay active is the best treatment. There are several medications that may help including cymbalta, savella, (milnacipran) and lyrica. ...Read more

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What are ways to help relieve cervical arthritis?

What are ways to help relieve cervical arthritis?

Ortho eval & rec.: U need ortho eval & x-rays 2 get a diagnosis. Then the plan of treatment can b tailored 2 ur needs, from further imaging, pt, nsaids & referrals when appropriate. I would not b able 2 give u specific ways nor should any one until u have a firm dx, then i could give u my usual rx protocol. ...Read more

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Are there any good vitamins that treat dysplasia and prevent cervical cancer?

Are there any good vitamins that treat dysplasia and prevent cervical cancer?

No.: There are no vitamins that treat dysplasia. The best things to prevent cervical cancer are getting regular pap smears. Also, not smoking will lower your risk of cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent constipation [non diet ways]?

Are there any good ways to prevent constipation [non diet ways]?

Drink: 80-100 oz of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily. Add 20 oz extra per 30 minutes of strenous exercise or activity. Compensate with extra fluid oif you are on medications that are known to contribute to constipation, such as narcotics, antihistamines, cholesterol meds, BP meds and diuretics as well as antidepressants and antipsychotics. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent getting cancer?

Are there any good ways to prevent getting cancer?

Diet and exercise: You cannot change your genetic predisposition to cancer but you can affect it by modifying your diet, exercise and environment. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent onset of tendinitis?

Are there any good ways to prevent onset of tendinitis?

Stretch and ice: Prevention takes planning. Taking antiinflammatory meds may help prior to activity, ice afterwards (even if not painful or swollen), hydration or recovery fuel, massage, stretching, etc. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to relieve spondylosis pain?

Are there any ways to relieve spondylosis pain?

Options: Pt/core strengthening medications injection therapies to the facet joints healthy lifestyle: tobacco cessation, weight loss other: manual manipulation/massage/acupuncture. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent schizophrenia?

Are there any good ways to prevent schizophrenia?

Cannot be prevented: There is no way to prevent schizophrenia. Available medications only help treat the symptoms. If you are experiencing any worrisome symptoms or have any concerns about this diagnosis, please talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some good, safe exercises to do with L5/S1 Herniated/Bulging disc?

What are some good, safe exercises to do with L5/S1 Herniated/Bulging disc?

Prone on Elbows: Hi TamaraR, It is always best to be evaluated by a competent specialist prior to starting exercises. Generally, pain can be relieved by stretching exercises that arch your back. You can lay down prone with elbows resting on the ground and arch your back for 3-5 min at a time. If you have symptoms such as weakness then it may be urgent to see a specialist. Thank You Dr. Ayman Omar ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent myself from eating so much?

Are there any good ways to prevent myself from eating so much?

Discipline: Estimate number of calories in what you want to eat, and then look up how many miles you would have to walk/run/bike/swim to burn that many calories. It is a real eye opener. Also, create a vision of who you want to become and keep it in your mind daily. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent catching a cold?

Are there any good ways to prevent catching a cold?

Prevention: Prevention- stay away from people who are ill. Wash your hands frequently & thoroughly. Don’t touch your mouth, eyes or nose with your hands unless they are clean. ...Read more

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Are there any good stretches to prevent sesamoiditis?

Are there any good stretches to prevent sesamoiditis?

Good shoes: Avoid bad shoes. Walk on whole foot rather then on toes or high heel., if painful need to see specialist. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent sleep paralysis tonight?

Are there any good ways to prevent sleep paralysis tonight?

Sleep Paralysis: It happens in rem sleep to everyone usually but when you wake up paralyzed it can be scary and panicky, simply blink your eyes and you will snap out of it also get a sleep study with mslt and rule out apnea and narcolepsy. ...Read more

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Are there any good ways to prevent/cure my insomnia?

Are there any good ways to prevent/cure my insomnia?

Sleep hygiene: Use good sleep hygiene.1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Spondylosis (Definition)

Degenerative ...Read more