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Is there any special exercise for such patients?

Is there any special exercise for such patients?

What kind: Exercise can always be tailored and should be customized for every patient given age, comorbid conditions and health status. Seek evaluation by your primary care physician, exercise physiologist, physical therapist or a certified trainer. ...Read more

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Why is pool exercises so good for dysautnomia patients? Trying to figure out what's better. Pool. Or recumb bike

Why is pool exercises so good for dysautnomia patients? Trying to figure out what's better. Pool. Or recumb bike

Probably Pool: In dysautonomia, their is an inability to regulate the autonomic nervous system. As a result, blood pressure, heart rate, temperature can fluctuate dramatically in dysautonimia patients.
Pool based exercises are likely to be less rigorous, more controlled and water will help regulate temperature. There is less liklihood of autonomic dysfunction with pool based exercise. ...Read more

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Can kidney patients exercise?

Can kidney patients exercise?

Very much so: But you may have be careful about your hydration status as you'll want to avoid dehydration. Alternatively, you have to be aware that some patients with kidney issues have to be mindful of how much fluid they are taking in, as too much may lead to increased blood pressure or lower extremity swelling. ...Read more

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The leukemia patient need to exercise?

The leukemia patient need to exercise?

Exercise: Is good for us all but we need to adapt it to our physical condition. Please see your doctor to make sure it is ok for you then start gently, perhaps w/a brisk walk daily. If you feel fatigue please stop. Peace and good health. Yoga can stretch muscles, oxygenate the body, and calm the mind. That's another possible option. ...Read more

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How can you help patients exercise more?

How can you help patients exercise more?

Education: Taking the time to talk with patients and identify their barriers to exercise is important. Also identify resources in your community such as prediabetes programs, walking groups, running clubs, and cycling clubs. ...Read more

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Which exercises are best for diabetic patients?

Total program: It is important to do cardiovascular exercises as well as strength and flexibility. A balance program is also important. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for lupus patients?

What are some good exercises for lupus patients?

Indoor: Lupus you need to usually avoid sun. Listen to your body and work with your doctor what is safe. I usually tell people to do a little more today than you did yesterday, for 15 minutes. Do this *every day* unless injured (then stretch), and slowly build strength, which improves immune function. Indoor swimming would be ideal in most instances. ...Read more

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Exercises for osteoarthritis' patient with bouchard's nodes?

Exercises for osteoarthritis' patient with bouchard's nodes?

While one cannot: Cure it, the symptoms can be treated. Medication, exercise, therapy, splinting, activity modification and surgery. Exercises that can help are going through a full gentle range of motion each day. Warmth helps ease stiffness, such as a warm shower or parafin bath. Cold eases swelling associated with increased use. Bouchards nodes are over the pip joints but will not go away with treatment ...Read more

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What are recommended visual exercises or activities for amblyopia patients?

What are recommended visual exercises or activities for amblyopia patients?

Corrective wear...: ... Is the most important treatment. The eye needs to be looking through the best prescription. The other eye should be blocked (all under the guidance of your eye doctor). If there is a muscle imbalance (strabismus), glasses and surgery are the most effective treatments, but some eye exercises can be partially effective. All treatments should be watched by your eye doctor. ...Read more

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How does exercise help to regularise patients having irregular menstural cycles?

How does exercise help to regularise patients having irregular menstural cycles?

Somewhat complicated: The most common cause of irregular periods is pcos, polycystic ovarian syndrome. The underlying problem with pcos is Insulin resistance - cells don't respond correctly to insulin. This causes all sorts of problems including hormonal/irregular periods. Exercise improved cells' ability to recognize and respond normally to insulin. This, in turn, will often normalize periods. ...Read more

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Just read article: why exercise is not good for the patients having hypertension?

Just read article: why exercise is not good for the patients having hypertension?

Depends on how high: I would need to see the article to fully comment, but overall, exercise is good for hypertension for the most part. If your blood pressure is systolically (which is the top number) is 180 or higher, you may want to avoid exercise until your blood pressure is better controlled. ...Read more

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What certain exercises for eyesight improvement do you recommend for myopic patients?

What certain exercises for eyesight improvement do you recommend for myopic patients?

None: There is no evidence that so called eye exercises have any impact on myopia or myopic progression. ...Read more

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Any advice for chronic pain patient who struggles to exercise regularly? Help motivate, pls.

Any advice for chronic pain patient who struggles to exercise regularly? Help motivate, pls.

Stretch everyday: If it is back pain, start by stretching everyday. If you want to do aerobics, start with mild aerobics. Of course I would like to know where on your body do you have pain. ...Read more

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My fasting is 7 mmol and HbAic is 8%. Have I become a patient of diabetes or can I control it by diet and exercise?

My fasting is 7 mmol and HbAic is 8%. Have I become a patient of diabetes or can I control it by diet and exercise?

You should: Follow ur treating physicians advice. They know you better than I (history, physical, labs, weight, diet).
Some diabetics can get off or stay off meds by losing 20-30 lbs (if overweight) by a careful diet and exercise regemin.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Is exercise advisable for pancreatic patient to increase weight 1kg dumbbell each Age 19 Height 5.8' weight 56kg. Have iidiopathic recurrent acute panc?

Is exercise advisable for pancreatic patient to increase weight 1kg dumbbell each Age 19 Height 5.8' weight 56kg. Have iidiopathic recurrent acute panc?

Couldn't hurt: Moderate exercise is rarely harmful for any condition. Listen to your body and don't push your exercising too far, too fast. Consult your doctor for tips and for what to avoid. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How much exercise should CHF patients get?

How much exercise should CHF patients get?

As much as possible: Exercise is particularly beneficial for the heart and for patients with heart failure regular exercise will help to strengthen and improve overall function. Because heart failure can limit exercise tolerance, always consult with your doctor before embarking on an exercise regimen. ...Read more

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Is biking a good exercise for DVT patients?

Is biking a good exercise for DVT patients?

Exercise is good: As dr. Wright said, swimming might be better but biking is ok too, especially if you have a recumbent bicycle. Like dr. Accurso said, don't forget your helmet. As long as you are properly anticoagulated and you have the ok of your doctor, nearly any exercise is ok although mixed martial arts isn't a great idea. Don't forget that you need to wear a compression stocking for two years after a dvt. ...Read more

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Does it useful to do exercise for a patient having dm &htn?

Does it useful to do exercise for a patient having dm &htn?

Yes: Aerobic exercise by itself will decrease BP and improved your glycemic control. Even decrease doses of meds. Accompany by weight control will do even better. ...Read more

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Do doctors refer patients with COPD to the gym for exercise?

Do doctors refer patients with COPD to the gym for exercise?

COPD and Exercise: Supervised exercise programs can be very helpful for COPD patients. For severe disease, the exercise should be done in a formal pulmonary rehabilitation program. Milder disease may permit the exercise to be done at a gym but only if approved by the doctor. ...Read more

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Healthy diets and exercise for patients with lymphatic diseases?

Healthy diets and exercise for patients with lymphatic diseases?

Yes, sorta: Depends on the type of lymphatic dz. If you are referring to lymphedema, it will help, but the mainstay of therapy is compression, special massage therapy, and compression pumps, depending on the severity of dz. ...Read more

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How can exercise and massage benefit patients with final stage of Parkinson's disease?

How can exercise and massage benefit patients with final stage of Parkinson's disease?

Mostly palliative: Parkinson's disease can be very painful, and massage may help some of this. Exercise is vital to slow deterioration, as, if the pt becomes immobilized, it may be close to impossible to resume the prior level of functioning. ...Read more

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Treatments and management of exercise for a patient suffering from gitelmans syndrome?

Treatments and management of exercise for a patient suffering from gitelmans syndrome?

Exercise: Intense exercise that causes sweating can change electorlyes. You are safe doing low intensity exercise that does not lead to profuse sweating. Ie yoga, but any exercise at low intensity should be fine. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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What is the risk associated with patient diagnosed of unstable angina involve in regular exercise?

What is the risk associated with patient diagnosed of unstable angina involve in regular exercise?

Unstable angina: Is by definition unstable ; intervention not exercise is recommended...Are you sure you mean unstable? ...Read more

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Can one de-sensitise from controlled allergen exposure. Also what exercise is good for asthma patients?

Can one de-sensitise from controlled allergen exposure. Also what exercise is good for asthma patients?

? in theory: And that's the basis for allergy shots, programmed allergen exposure, and swimming is a good exercise for asthma, goodluck ...Read more

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If a patient has ischemic colon, how do you treat BP of 150-170/100-110 range? Pt is female w avg wt who exercises.

If a patient has ischemic colon, how do you treat BP of 150-170/100-110 range? Pt is female w avg wt who exercises.

Pills: I am not sure of the nature of the ischemic colon problem. That can be an acute emergency at times. But in general, the blood pressure is a separate issue. It is too high, needs treatment, and if the patient is not on medication already, probably and ace inhibitor or an arb in combination with a hydrochlorothiazide would be a good starting combination for controll of the blood pressure. ...Read more

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I m slipped disc patient trying to loose weight can anyone suggest what kind of exercise or diet can help me loose weight?

I m slipped disc patient trying to loose weight can anyone suggest what kind of exercise or diet can help me loose weight?

Dieting with pain: Diets with high protein, low carbohydrates are best. Aerobic exercise with some strength training will burn calories quickly. Diet and exercise work. There area many options. But make sure that whatever you choose is a lifestyle change that you enjoy. ...Read more

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What are pt aides? Are they formally trained? Pt signed off on nursing home patient and assigned to pt aide for exercise 3x/wk. Not sure what is done.

What are pt aides? Are they formally trained? Pt signed off on nursing home patient and assigned to pt aide for exercise 3x/wk. Not sure what is done.

Aide-de-camp: Aide-de-camp = field assistant (french) is by definition a personal assistant, in this case a helper to the pt. The pt is responsible for assessing and assigning appropriate therapy for specific patient based on the patient's medical/physical need. Once the plan of care is set, an aide can simply follow the instructions and carry out the activities assigned for that patient. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm a slip disk patient, I exercise for about 20 mins daily. Van you plz tell me what should I do for this and do I need more workout for losing weight?

I'm a slip disk patient, I exercise for about 20 mins daily. Van you plz tell me what should I do for this and do I need more workout for losing weight?

See answer: Weight loss can be very helpful in reducing pain from a slipped disc if you happen to be overweight. Reducing calorie intake is the most important component in a weight loss program. Exercise, including muscle building exercises, are important in helping you to maintain any weight you loose by dieting. For helpful information see:http://bit. Ly/1ybbG2S
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