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Exercises For Bedridden Patients
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Every 3 - 4 hours: Preventing bed sores is extremely important in a bedridden patient. Turning every 3 - 4 hours should suffice for most patients. Watch the sacrum and the heels, which are very susceptible. There are special beds available which can help as well. ...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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Yes: Unna boots can cause a slight decrease in circulation due to their constricting nature when placed. When patients are bedridden and wheelchair bound, they may have a decrease in circulation which may be additive to the unna boot constriction and cause ischemia to the lower extremity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Standard of care for terminally ill patients is the standard of care permitted to be lowered for terminally ill, bedridden patients? Thank you for your responses. Dnr and comfort care were not requested, in fact, we asked that they do their best [in the
Hello.: Hello. It shouldn't be. If anything, these patients may have more needs because of how they have been limited by their illness. ...Read more