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Brandt Daroff Exercises Patient Handout
Why is pool exercises so good for dysautnomia patients? Trying to figure out what's better. Pool. Or recumb bike
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
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
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
Back extension ex: Back extension exercises and avoidance of bending activities can be very helpful. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
None: There is no evidence that so called eye exercises have any impact on myopia or myopic progression. ...Read more
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?
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
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
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
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
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
Can one de-sensitise from controlled allergen exposure. Also what exercise is good for asthma patients?
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
I m slipped disc patient trying to loose weight can anyone suggest what kind of exercise or diet can help me loose weight?
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
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?
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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