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Why does Parkinson's disease cause a hunched over posture?

Why does Parkinson's disease cause a hunched over posture?

Rigidity: Rigidity in the musculature causes the so called semian posture. ...Read more

Posture (Definition)

Posture is the position of your body, or ...Read more


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I read chiropractor can make u stand 3 inches taller. Can u really see that big of a difference? I'm not hunched over, posture pretty good to begin w/

I read chiropractor can make u stand 3 inches taller. Can u really see that big of a difference? I'm not hunched over, posture pretty good to begin w/

No: A person doesn't need a chiropractor to stand taller. She can stand tall all on her own. If there is some muscle tightness, her primary care doctor can recommend some physical therapy, where she can learn stretching exercises. Other movement exercises or stretching excercises, as in yoga or tai chi, may also help. ...Read more

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Computer guy posture. Hunched over, neck out. Now, upper back pains, also left side chest muscle sensations, stiffness. Anxiety as well. What to do?

Computer guy posture. Hunched over, neck out. Now, upper back pains, also left side chest muscle sensations, stiffness. Anxiety as well. What to do?

Stretch: If you have computer guy posture you may have homer simpson body habitus too. Try stretching or working out. Get some resistance bands and focus on scapular strengthening. Try to improve your posture or evaluate your work station to make your posture better. ...Read more

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What is Postural hypotension?

What is Postural hypotension?

BP drop: Your BP (which will normally falls when changing position from recumbent to standing,) drops excessively. ...Read more

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What exactly is postural hypotension?

Low bp with standing: Postural hypotension is a drop in your blood pressure when you change positions. To help improve that your physician could change the time or type of blood pressure, use compression hoses to help keep the circulation up when you stand or add other medication to maintain blood pressure. The treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read more

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82/40 hr 118 I have postural orthostatic tachy. Syndrome. Suppose to start new work tomorrow! BP never this low how can I get this up! ?

82/40 hr 118 I have postural orthostatic tachy. Syndrome. Suppose to start new work tomorrow! BP never this low how can I get this up! ?

Fluid? Training?: The right answer depends on what you are already doing. Make sure you drink enough tonight and tomorrow. Look up "orthostatic training exercises" on the internet. These things don't work for everyone but may help. ...Read more

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Help for my 12 yr olds postural hypettension dizzy constantly?

Help for my 12 yr olds postural hypettension dizzy constantly?

Postural hypotension: If this is what you mean, that may require multiple specialty evaluation to include a pediatric cardiologist, otolaryngologist, and pediatric neurologist. ...Read more

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Whats postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome?

Whats postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome?

Autonomic condition: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (pots) is a condition that is characterized by an abnormal heart rate rise (>30 beats per minute) with standing. The cause is unknown. Patients may present with dizziness or fainting, but often have non specific symptoms of fatigue and generalized weakness. The treatment is supportive and individualized. There is no specific cure. ...Read more

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