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What is bells palsy?

What is bells palsy?

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 more

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How to cure bell's?

How to cure bell's?

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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Is taco bell really that bad for you?

Is taco bell really that bad for you?

Well, if you are: Going to eat fast foods, encourage you to check on-line to find calorie ; fat counts for their different products. That way you can make an informed choice to select healthier food options. ...Read more

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Can doing exercises with dumb bells affect my height?

Can doing exercises with dumb bells affect my height?

No: Exercising with dumb bells will not cause you to grow taller but it can impact muscle size and strength. ...Read more

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How can I build up my pectoralis majors with only dumb bells?

How can I build up my pectoralis majors with only dumb bells?

Dumbbell press works: You can definitely use dumbbells to build up your chest (pectoralis muscles). Here is a short list: 1. Bench press (see image) 2. Incline bench press 3. Decline bench press 4. Lying fly 5. Incline fly try dumbbell-exercises.Com for more details. ...Read more

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What's more useful for strength building: barbells or dumb bells?

Weight: You can lift more with barbells. But, if you can't lift the bar with good form, start with dumbbells. ...Read more

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I lift dumb bells at my house but what can I use for my lower body?

I lift dumb bells at my house but what can I use for my lower body?

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

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What is the least harmful to an athlete's diet mcdonald's or taco bell and why?

What is the least harmful to an athlete's diet mcdonald's or taco bell and why?

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

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Is there any food (how about nuts?) or drink you should avoid with Bell's Plasy?

Is there any food (how about nuts?) or drink you should avoid with Bell's Plasy?

Arginine-rich foods: he amino acid arginine is needed for viral replication, hence foods high in arginine should be avoided ( all nuts). ...Read more

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Why could i all of the sudden be craving taco bell? How do these cravings happen?

Why could i all of the sudden be craving taco bell? How do these cravings happen?

INTENTION: YOUR INTENTION AND DESIRE AS WELL AS YOUR THOUGHT ITHAT CREATES THE STEAM FOR SUCH CRAVIMGS ...Read more

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Could the bell clapper deformity form during teenage years. Or is it only congenial ?

Could the bell clapper deformity form during teenage years. Or is it only congenial ?

Here are some...: It's congenital according to all available knowledge and experience. More? Ask urologist timely. ...Read more

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Could a person who has bell's palcy since birth and is now 40 years old be cured from it?

Could a person who has bell's palcy since birth and is now 40 years old be cured from it?

Bell's palsy: Nerve damage that occurred decades ago usually isn't "curable" 40yrs later. Best to chat w/your Neurologist for options b/c you didn't mention what you need to be cured from. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is bell's palcy? What are its causes and what is it's treatment?

What is bell's palcy?
What are its causes and what is it's treatment?

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

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What causes bell's palsy?

What causes bell's palsy?

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 more

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What causes bell's palsy?

What causes bell's palsy?

Probably a virus: Bell's palsy is weakness of the facial muscles. It is considered by many to be caused by a viral infection of the facial nerve - although that is not certain. It is important to rule out other causes of facial paralysis such a tumor growth or a stroke before arriving at the diagnosis of bell's palsy. Anyone with facial weakness or paralysis should have a complete medical evaluation by a specialist. ...Read more

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