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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Limited Motor Control (Overview)

Limited motor control is a clinical finding in which movement is limited due to decreased strength or coordination. This is often due to issues affecting the nerves, spinal cord, or brain.


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Can you tell me how I could gain control of my anxiety so i'll stop thinking about offing myself cause of it?

Can you tell me how I could gain control of my anxiety so i'll stop thinking about offing myself cause of it?

Anxiety and fear: Talk to your doctor or a mental health practitioner right away to get some help with this. You might need medication first to help control the anxiety. Than you can learn some easy skills that you can use every day to manage and reduce your anxiety. But, please don't wait--get some help now, even if you need to call a hotline for help. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
3 Doctors shared insights

Limited Motor Control (Overview)

Limited motor control is a clinical finding in which movement is limited due to decreased strength or coordination. This is often due to issues affecting the nerves, spinal cord, or brain.


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What does it mean to be "in control of your emotions"? I thought emotions happen and you then deal with the situation?

What does it mean to be "in control of your emotions"? I thought emotions happen and you then deal with the situation?

In control: You're right, emotions arise, and you deal with the situation. Being "in control of your emotions" does not mean not having the emotions -- it usually refers to being in charge of what you do with or about them. When angry, do you physically attack the person you're angry at, or do you speak with them about what angered you? Do you let yourself cool down before acting? These are important. ...Read more

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What is a vaginitis? What causes it? Is it deadly? Painful? Treatable? How is it treated? How do you control the oder/smell?

What is a vaginitis? What causes it? Is it deadly? Painful? Treatable? How is it treated? How do you control the oder/smell?

Answers below: Vaginitis is usually caused by bacteria or fungus. The woman's body can allow these infections to occur and the symptoms include discharge, irritation, itching, pain, odor. If you get a diagnosis and treatment the infections resolve quite quickly. They can be transmitted by sex so get your partner treated too. See your gyn or pcp and do not worry. ...Read more

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What helps control chronic back pain, in people. With limited mobility?

Difficult to control: Back pain is a very common problem and can sometimes be difficult to manage. If you have no structural defects then the best treatment is physical therapy, keeping active and sometimes anti-inflammatory medications such as nsaids and acetaminophen. Rarely, surgery may be indicated. Opioids may provide short term relief but are absolutely not a long term solution. ...Read more

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How are impulse control disorders treated now?

How are impulse control disorders treated now?

Impulse: Psychotherapy & sometimes medications. Need to learn to stop-think-act which improves your impulses and helps you respond better. ...Read more

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What are the treatment and control for physiological disease?

What are the treatment and control for physiological disease?

Which disease?: Physiological means of or relating to physiology. Characteristic of or appropriate to a an organsism's healthy or normal functioning. ...Read more

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How sever is grade 1 esophagitis. What risk treatments and how concerned should one be. Using 6 weeks ppi did help little. Would diet control help.

How sever is grade 1 esophagitis. What risk treatments and how concerned should one be. Using 6 weeks ppi did help little. Would diet control help.

Esophagitis: Ppi medications would have a role here, but diet plays an equally important part of treatment. Try cutting back on fatty or spicy foods, sleep on an extra pillow, and do not eat anything after 8 pm. ...Read more

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Can diabetes be cured/controlled?

Can diabetes be cured/controlled?

Controlled not cured: Diabetes leads to the inexerale loss of the Insulin producing beta cells. Even the "surgical cure" of a roux-en-y in morbid obesity will not permanently cure. We have no drugs to reverse the continued loss of beta cells in the pancreas. ...Read more

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How do I get rid or control my phobia?

How do I get rid or control my phobia?

See a therapist: Basics of phobia management are: 1. Identify thoughts feeding the phobia & change them to be accurate, realistic, & helpful. 2. Master relaxation techniques to manage the physiological arousal (like sweating & rapid heart rate). 3. Gradual exposure to the feared subject from low to high stress inducing conditions. You progress to higher levels as you effectively manage anxiety with 1 & 2. ...Read more

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Can drug use help impulse control?

Can drug use help impulse control?

What do you mean?: Prescribed medications have been shown to decrease some forms of impulse-control problems. Drug use or abuse (as in without a prescription) has not been scientifically demonstrated to help impulse control. It's not recommended. ...Read more

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How do tablets control diabetes?

How do tablets control diabetes?

Multiple ways: Some of the tablets increase the amount of Insulin the pancreas makes. Others make the tissues more sensitive to insulin, others keep the liver from producing glucose. ...Read more

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I can control my erections I can't control erections I'm getting them about 8 times a day but nothing triggers me to have one how can I stop this?

I can control my erections I can't control erections I'm getting them about 8 times a day but nothing triggers me to have one how can I stop this?

See urologist: If you are between the ages of 12 and 22 you are pretty normal. If it is of concern, see the urologist for examination and advice. Might also try thinking about something non-sexual, as this is often a trigger. ...Read more

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How can I start preventing myself from rage over things I can't control?

How can I start preventing myself from rage over things I can't control?

Counselling: Find a counsellor you trust and can work with. He/she can give you tools to help you overcome your anger issues. ...Read more

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Are there certain foods I should avoid or eat more of to help control my psoriasis?

Diet & psorriasis: There are no studies showing any clear relationship between dietary consumption and psorriasis. Various commercial entities have offered 'miracle' diets for psorriasis, but they are completely unproven. Eat a normal healthy diet with 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Reducing stress (ie. Taking time to relax daily) will give you more relief from psorriasis than any diet will. ...Read more

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After f.B.S.S how can I get fusion pain under control?

Several ways: First, be checked to see if ongoing pain is not do to something that was not addressed, or not fully addressed by surgery or whether you failed to heal the fusion. Rarely, in males especially, a solid posterior fusion does not always address pain from a disc that can still bear load & cause pain if no interbody fusion. Adjacent segments should be checked. Pain management may help - spinal stim. ...Read more

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How does parasite's genome map to design a genetic control or poison to eradicate the parasite work?

How does parasite's genome map to design a genetic control or poison to eradicate the parasite work?

Complicated: This type of question is still far from clinical application. Hypothetically, there are many strategies - for example, genetically altering a vectors reproductive cycle can destroy the population of vectors that can spread the parasite. ...Read more

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Is effectively controlled htn, lipids, and glucose considered a risk factor for cad, absent of other risk factors (i.E. Genetic)?

Rephrase: Effective control of diabetes, hyperlipemia, hypertension, and non smoking all reduce cardiovascular risks.
We cannot change our parents! ...Read more

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What's the best way to control my weight with chronic pain and very limited mobility?

Water: Consider water based exercise or other low impact exercise such as stationary bike. ...Read more

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What helps control chronic back pain, in people. With limited mobility?

Difficult to control: Back pain is a very common problem and can sometimes be difficult to manage. If you have no structural defects then the best treatment is physical therapy, keeping active and sometimes anti-inflammatory medications such as nsaids and acetaminophen. Rarely, surgery may be indicated. Opioids may provide short term relief but are absolutely not a long term solution. ...Read more

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Is there a recommended limit on steroid injections to ligaments to control pain? What concerns are there w/long term application?

Is there a recommended limit on steroid injections to ligaments to control pain? What concerns are there w/long term application?

Yes: Repeated cortisone injections into soft tissue can cause damage. I would not inject a specific area more frequently than every 2-3 months and limit the injections to a total of 3-4. ...Read more