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Do Relaxation Techniques Help A Patient In A Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Relaxation: Relaxation techniques are excellent for dealing with responses to psychological stressors so as to blunt the physiologic chemical response to such a stimulus thus decreasing the "flight or fight" increase in heart rate and blood pressure inherent to such. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Relaxation techniques are helpful tools for coping with stress and promoting long term health by slowing down the body and quieting the mind. Such techniques generally entail: refocusing attention (for example, noticing areas of tension); increasing body awareness; and exercises (such as meditation) to connect the body and mind together. Used daily, these practices can lead to a healthier perspective on stressful circumstances. In fact, more than 3,000 studies show the beneficial effects of relaxation on ...Read more
Anaerobic & aerobic: The exact exercises will depend on a number of factors. These include the exercise options at the facility, types of instructors, equipment, etc. However, the program itself should include both anerobic or resistance training like weights for strength as well as some activities aimed at increasing aerobic capacity as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Heart rehabilitation is a program that is called to retrain a failed heart muscle to help it regain some of its basic functions - contractility, relaxation etc. It usually includes certain cardiovascular and other types of exercises in graduated fashion to help the heart muscle build up its strength. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: First a degree in nursing as an rn. The only other requirement that i know of is to be certified in cpr, that is bcls and acls. (basic and andvanced cardiac life support) those two things have to be renewed every two years. Usually the hospital or clinic where you work would arrange for that training. The rest would ordinarily be learned on the job. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi doctor, can a physiotherapist or student with master degree in rehabilitation science become a physiatrist? What education or specialty isrequired?
Can a person undergoing Methadone Treatment Program be active in martial arts or calisthenics workouts?
Yes: Methadone does not prevent athletic activity.However, most men taking methadone have reduced serum testosterone levels as a result of that drug therapy.In addition to reducing sex drive and performance, which is bad enough, that also reduces muscle-building benefit of exercise.The hypogonadism is easily treated with testosterone supplementation, but it must first be diagnosed by simple blood test. ...Read more
Healthy: Low is saturated fat ( less than 10% of all calories) high in unsaturated fats 10-15% of all calories complex carbohydrates with whole grains, legumes fresh fruits and vegetables as 65% of the calories in the diet. Protein from fish, lean meats, etc as 10-20% of the diet. Aim for 5-7 fresh fruits and vegetables a day and 20-30 g of fiber a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help with stress: Many people with cardiac disease become stressed, anxious and/or depressed. These are distressing in themselves and can interfere in full participation in the physical aspects of rehab. Psychologists can be of enormous help with these problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do they use electroconvulsive therapy in a partial program at a hosp. is it part of the 12 step program?
Completed cardiac rehab and cleared for intense workouts. What is a good length for stationary rowing? Referring back to cardiac rehsb not helpful.
Beware!: I have followed the "past life regression" business for decades. I'd urge extreme caution. Whether or not real, verifiable memories are ever produced, this kind of technique causes people to focus on fantasy rather than working on the things they must do in real life to make their lives, work and relationships better. Tread very carefully. ...Read more
Training: A rehab coach for people with brain injuries must be one who is able to differentiate between various types of brain injuries and is able to administer proper rehab program. He needs to have sound knowledge of what's indicated and what's not and preferably have reliable experience in dealing with this type of patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Music is in the ear: This is a complex question, however, it would be helpful to know what your expectations are. If you are looking for relaxation techniques or mood altering therapy then that is completely up to your taste and interpretation of music. I highly commend you looking for alternative therapies to treat your challange in life. Depending on your paralysis, you may try looking up eye movement and music. ...Read more
Do any cardiologists have a cardio rehab program they can share for a patient with pots with an otherwise healthy heart?
Smoking cessation: As a health care professional or a patient. As a patient have a determined attitude and listen to the directions. Take supportive meds if needed and be compliant. ...Read more
Psychotherapy: can be practiced by people from varied professions, social workers, psychiatrists and counselors who have varying levels of training in psychotherapy. Psychologists must have a doctorate, are licensed and can take insurance. In some states Master's level psychologists can treat clients with supervision from a licensed psychologist. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
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