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Doctor insights on: Isometric Exercises

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I am a very good lister in converation I have long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well i am date oriented?

I am a very good lister in converation I have
 long term memory and short term memory is good I can rember the cealnder really well i am date oriented?

What's your Question: Your statements indicate that you feel you have good memory, are a good listener, and oriented to the calendar very well. I do detect, however, a number of typographical errors. Is that normal for you or are you simply not proofing what you're writing. Would you like to pose a question based on your statements? If so, you may write to me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more

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Home remedies for sore throat. It hurts everytime a swallow. I've tried salt water, lister one, ect. But never helps.

Home remedies for sore throat. It hurts everytime a swallow. I've tried salt water, lister one, ect. But never helps.

Home remedies: You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. ...Read more

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Can you please list fun exercises to lose weight?

Can you please list fun exercises to lose weight?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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Can you list some facial exercises for chin and cheeks?

Can you list some facial exercises for chin and cheeks?

Exercise?: Although many individuals do promote the use of facial exercises to achieve a younger fuller face, I do not understand the purpose of these. Unlike the rest of your body, facial muscles do not generally achieve greater fullness with exercise. In fact, as a plastic surgeon, our goal is to weaken muscles with botox, rather than to strengthen them. ...Read more

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Can you please list a few effective (preferably cheap) compact exercise equipment?

Can you please list a few effective (preferably cheap) compact exercise equipment?

TRX : Trx is one of the most universal highly effective pieces of training equipment you can buy period. Can virtually be used anywhere and if you think body weight exercises can't be effective i'd have to say give trx a try. I use it when i'm traveling. In terms of cost, $180 on ebay. If that's too much then check out laird hamiltons fitness programs... Can do everything w/out weights and b effective. ...Read more

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Can you please list a few foods and exercises i can eat and do to help with getting abs?

Can you please list a few foods and exercises i can eat and do to help with getting abs?

Discuss: You have a couple of options of professionals to consult. A dietician/nutritionist will be sure to provide food options for optimal health. A personal trainers can create a work out routine for your personal goals. Hope this helps best of luck! ...Read more

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Can you give a list of exercises that will decrease my body fat an build upper and lower abs?

Can you give a list of exercises that will decrease my body fat an build upper and lower abs?

Abdominal exercise: While sit-ups can increase abdominal muscle mass they will only minimially help you loose stomach fat, if any. To loose adipose tissue work on a cardio mix (walking, running, biking, swimming, circuit training, etc - mix it up). Keep in mind that you can not target one specific area of the body to loose weight, and over time the adipose will decrease in many areas of your body (stomach included). ...Read more

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Can I have a list of foods that will help me to raise my calcium levels, also can I take exercise with hampering my calcium levels.

Can I have a list of foods that will help me to raise my calcium levels, also can I take exercise with hampering my calcium levels.

Tums (calcium carbonate): The average person needs about 1 gram of calcium per day and two Tums (calcium carbonate) per day will provide this amount. The body usually readily absorbs calcium and specific types of food are inconsequential. Of course dairy products are full of calcium. The kidneys closely control calcium levels, and exercise will not interfere with this control. ...Read more

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List of noncommercial sites related to health fitness and exercise?

List of noncommercial sites related to health fitness and exercise?

CDC web site: Go to the cdc web site: www.Cdc.Gov for information about national guidelines on fitness and exercise for children, adults, older adults, and pregnant women. Also go to exercise is medicine: http://exerciseismedicine.Org/public.Htm for videos, other resources, and info on exercise for people with disabilities. ...Read more

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Could you list the weight loss tips and low impact cardio exercises?

Could you list the weight loss tips and low impact cardio exercises?

Low impact cardio: Aquatics, body weight, or resistance bands/ tubing biking, and/or elliptical. Aquatics allow you to perform body weight exercises, but being in water actually reduces the stress on your body due to buoyancy. Once you are able to perform body weight activities then look to add light resistance w/ bands/ tubing. All of these exercises and a healthy diet will aid in weight loss. ...Read more

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List of exercise bike that good for lower back pain?

Several ways: You must be proactive in terms of lifestyle changes including: weight control, regular exercising & not smoking. Make sure to have adequate sleep & good vitamin d/calcium intake. Stretching, core strenghtening and cardiovascular exercise are all important components of any regimen. Walking and biking, can be good cardiovascular components. ...Read more

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Please list some good hand exercises to relieve stress at work.?

Please list some good hand exercises to relieve stress at work.?

Squeezing hands: Ancient practices like acupuncture and reflexology are purported to relieve stress. From a modern perspective, there are a preponderance of brain neurons dedicated to the hands, so squeezing and rubbing your hands can disrupt brain activity related to stress and produce a relaxing effect. ...Read more

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Can you please list the most common home exercises to lose weight on my stomach and flatten my chest down?

Can you please list the most common home exercises to lose weight on my stomach and flatten my chest down?

Cardio Mix: You can not target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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My 8.5wk ultrasound found a 6x4.5x 4.2cm ovarian cyst. Please explicitly list safe exercises. Stair walking? Slow elliptical w/ high resistance?

My 8.5wk ultrasound found a 6x4.5x 4.2cm ovarian cyst. Please explicitly list safe exercises. Stair walking? Slow elliptical w/ high resistance?

What did your OB doc: Say , your OB doc should have explain that in detail to you already so call him or her today ! so they can instruct you, if you were my pt i would say no exercise other than slow walking and no intercourse until you get a followup us in 2-3 weeks tomake sure the cyst is resolving, if it would rupture hopefully not, you could lose the pregnancy, you will have plenty of time later to exercise. ...Read more

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What are some isometric exercises?

What are some isometric exercises?

No joint movement: Iso is from the greek word meaning "same" and metric refers to length. So an isometric exercise is one in which there is a muscle contraction without a change in its length, ie the joint does not move. Flexing the biceps, for example, is an isometric exercise. Pinching & holding your shoulder blades together is a great example of a functional isometric exercise used to treat shoulder problems. ...Read more

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Isometric vs isotonic exercise?

Isometric vs isotonic exercise?

Move or not?: Muscle contractions can be divided into: •isotonic (constant tension through rom-range of motion) basically but not exactly like free wts. Most effect on weakest point •isometric (no movement) •isokinetic (motion is at aconstant speed but the force varies) requires complicated special equipment but does strengthen the muscle through its entire range equally. ...Read more

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Is there a publicised list of known rapists of s.T.D's and h.I.V?

Is there a publicised list of known rapists of s.T.D's and h.I.V?

No: These conditions are too widespread and common to have such a list which might be considered an invasion of privacy. Carefully consider your partners and intimates. There is a strong element of trust in relationships. ...Read more

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How do isometric exercises work?

How do isometric exercises work?

Muscle length static: Isometric exercises by definition work the contracting muscle with resistance while the muscle maintains a static length. A plank is a great example, whereby you hold a fixed body position by contracting a host of core muscles. Strength and endurance increase measurably with repeated isometric exercises over time. (abdominal core muscles being worked isometric ally to point of fatigue in picture). ...Read more