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Exercise Induced Vasculitis
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
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How is heavy exersise with vasculitis? I know light exercise is good, but I've been struggling getting back in full shape for season. I run track.
Vasculitis: I usually recommend exercise to all of my patients with vasculitis. The severity of the disease and your response to therapy with determine you'll exercise tolerance. I recommend starting slow and gradually increase as tolerated. I also recommend some other workout videos such as "10 Minute Trainer" or "T25".
Yes!: Vasculitis is an inflammatory condition, caused by an overactve immune system in most cases. Diet has a huge influence on inflammation in your body. The short version is: avoid sugars, gluten, dairy, processed foods, fried foods. Eat lots of: fruits, vegetables, fish oils. For more detail, I recommend a book titled, "inflammation nation.".See 1 more doctor answer
They are rare but...: Vasculitis stands for vessel inflammation. They are different types, and depending of which vessel are they affecting they would affect different organs and tissues. Fortunately they are very rare what we called primary vasculitis but unfortunately difficult to diagnose, some of them difficult to treat and others can be even fatal if not recognize on time. See a rheumatologist for more info.
See details: There is no advice to give without knowing the type of vasculitis, the areas involved, the severity of the involvement and the current treatment. You need to provide specifics to obtain an answer.
Nothing: They are essentially the same thing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many Causes: Vasculitis is inflammation of blood vessels. It can show signs in the skin. But it may also be internal and affect many organs. There are a wide range of causes and they should be evaluated promptly. In general, it can be caused by infection, medications, auto inflammatory conditions, cancer, as well as many others. If it is serious, it can lead to death. Get is checked out.
Vasculitis: Vasculitis is an inflammation of the blood vessels and both arteries and the veins can be affected. The inflammation is caused by a type of white blood cell that sticks to the blood vessel, creating a cascade of inflammation (and destruction). There are many types of vasculitis: only some have been linked to an initial infectious component (kawasaki's) but none have been found to be catchy.See 1 more doctor answer
Disease or Syndrome?: Wegener's granulomatosis (wg), more recently granulomatosis with polyangiitis (wegener's) (gpa), is an incurable form of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) that affects the nose, lungs, kidneys, and other organs. Due to its end-organ damage, it is life-threatening and requires long-term immunosuppression. five-year survival is up to 87%, with some of the mortality due to toxicity of rx.
Maybe??: It is used to treat intermittent claudication resulting from obstructed arteries in the limbs. Pentoxifylline improves blood flow through peripheral blood vessels and therefore helps with blood circulation in the arms and legs (e.g. Intermittent claudication). It does not treat vasculitis, per se! Additional meds in a rheumatology war chest are needed!See 1 more doctor answer
Serious illness: Wegner's granulomatous angiitis is caused by antibodies against a particular protein in neutrophils. Once uniformly fatal, it is now usually managed with strong medications by specialists. The eyes, ears, throat, lungs and kidneys are the usual targets. Wegener's greatness as a physician is tarnished by his having served the third reich, though not in the death camps; some avoid his name.
See details: This is a serious systemic vasculitis characterized by inflammatory in medium-sized arteries. Clinical manifestation often start with chronic sinusitis or recurrent lung infiltrates but multiple organs can be involved including the kidneys. It must be treated aggressively to prevent serious complications. See a rheumatologist.
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