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What is a benik vest?

What is a benik vest?

Weighted neoprene: Benik vests are thick vests, usually made of material like neoprene, with weights that can be attached at various points to help with posture, balance, and core strengthening. These are used for children with low tone in these muscles, such as those with cerebral palsy. ...Read more

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Have any of the cardiologists have any experience with the ecgi vest to diagnose persistent af?

Have any of the cardiologists have any experience with the ecgi vest to diagnose persistent af?

No experience: There are rather inexpensive hand held monitors that show your heart rhythm and,through your smartphone, you can email the picture of the tracing to your physician for interpretation and for advice. ...Read more

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Can flat warts on your body be treated. I have loads on my vest and my back. And what are they called?

Can  flat warts on your body be treated. I have loads on my vest and my back. And what are they called?

Warts: Over-the-counter treatment for common skin warts has long been based upon the use of products containing salicylic acid. Newer nonprescription wart treatments use aerosols to freeze warts. ...Read more

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Is it safe to run with a 20lb vest? I run frequently and am in good running shape, I just wanted to step it up. I jogged once with it and it felt good

Is it safe to run with a 20lb vest? I run frequently and am in good running shape, I just wanted to step it up. I jogged once with it and it felt good

Maybe: This depends on your overall level of health. If you are a young, nonsmoker the added weight may improve your stamina and probably cannot hurt you. Ensuring really adequate hydration with such an exercise regiman is critically important especially in the summer. A physicians personal examination and recommendations are the best way to determine if this is safe for you. ...Read more

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Gynecomastia compression vest shirt, is this effective?

Gynecomastia compression vest shirt, is this effective?

Cosmetic effect: This will not solve the problem in the long run.It will reduce the obvious nature of the process while it is being worn.For long term improvement, have an evaluation done to eliminate any ongoing medical problems. Once completed, consult a cosmetic surgeon for a surgical solution. ...Read more

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My Husband has been diagnosed with CM ,CoF and Hypertention. His EF is 20/25%. They are giving him a Life vest. We have no Insurance. They also said a?

My Husband has been diagnosed with CM ,CoF and Hypertention. His EF is 20/25%. They are giving him a Life vest. We have no Insurance. They also said a?

Need cardiologist: if no insurance and ejection fraction of heart low , congestive heart failure; time will help heal if lifestyle is off must do the right things; never smoke, if overweight lose weight , walk /diet ,if drink alcohol limit to 4 ounces of red wine daily , take 81 mg of aspirin daily to help prevent blood clots. fruits and vegetables , almost a vegetarian diet and lean meats , fish is best. pray all ...Read more

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Is there anything to fix scoliosis like stretching. My daughter 15, she is wearing the vest at night but just to prevent from increasing, degree is 25?

Is there anything to fix scoliosis like stretching. My daughter 15, she is wearing the vest at night but just to prevent from increasing, degree is 25?

No: But stretching and yoga may help improve conditioning. Wearing the brace 24 hours a day will help prevent further curvature. If the curvature is less than 25% it is unlikely surgery will be indicated. All the best. ...Read more