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Facial nerve paralys: Bell's palsy is a viral infection that causes the facial nerve to no longer function. It can lead to weakness or paralysis of one side of the face. If treated early with high-dose steroids the paralysis does not last as long and the damage is not as permanent. An evaluation is important because you have to make sure other problems are not causing the paralysis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bell's Palsy: This partial paralysis of the face is believed to be caused by a virus. For some years, an antiviral medication (acyclovir) had been recommended (if started in the first 3 days), but longer term studies have not shown a benefit. The standard treatment now is oral steroid medication (typically prednisone), which also should be started early. Prednisone is not a cure, but suppresses the inflammation. ...Read more
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No: Exercising with dumb bells will not cause you to grow taller but it can impact muscle size and strength. ...Read more
Dumbells: Dumbells can be used for great lower body workouts as well. You can use them to do squats (make sure your back is against a wall when you do them), walking lunges, calf raises, standing lunges, dead lifts ... And the list goes on. Enjoy and be well! ...Read more
Equal: It is difficult to answer this because both places have a large menu. A grilled chicken sandwich minus mayo is a healthy choice at mcdonalds. ...Read more
INTENTION: YOUR INTENTION AND DESIRE AS WELL AS YOUR THOUGHT ITHAT CREATES THE STEAM FOR SUCH CRAVIMGS ...Read more
Here are some...: It's congenital according to all available knowledge and experience. More? Ask urologist timely. ...Read more
I bought a pull up/push up bar and 10 lb dumb bells. What's the best exercises i can do with those to workout my back?
Be careful: After you have built up your "core" with the typical exercises, you can try these advanced techniques: http://www.Dumbbell-exercises.Com/exercises/back/. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a bell clapper deformity and not know of this? Or is this something that would be discovered during routine physicals?
Totally possible: and not something that is routinely checked for during physicals. ...Read more
CN 7 Paresis: Idiopathic cn vii paresis (bell's palsy) refers to dysfunction of the seventh cranial nerve which causes weakness or paralysis of the muscles of your face. The causes are many and here a few of the more common causes: viral- ebv, cmv, hsv lyme's disease multiple sclerosis however, most times the cause is unknown or the viral cause is not proven because of a lack of acute and convalescent titers. ...Read more
Viral infection: Bell's palsy is one reason people develop facial paralysis. True bell's palsy is felt to be caused by a viral infection of the facial nerve leading to swelling of the nerve and damage to it caused by decreased blood flow. Steroids are very helpful in treating this. Some people incorrectly term facial paralysis "bell's palsy." this is not correct, you must exclude other causes of facial paralysis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually improved: Bell's palsy is presumptively damage to the seventh facial nerve which affects the motion of the forehead, eyelids, cheek and mouth. Depending upon the damage to the nerve, improvement generally occurs. A few will have some dysfunction and less commonly little function. There is no true "cure" and there is doubt about the effect of medication. Time will tell in each case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer