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Doctor insights on: Parachute Reflex

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Can parachuting cause degenerative disc disease?

Can parachuting cause degenerative disc disease?

Yes: As you have likely heard, it is not the fall but the landing. Repetitive forceful drops can be transmitted to the spine and accelerate normal wear and tear. ...Read more

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Reflex oeso phagytis?

Reflex oeso phagytis?

Reflux esopahgitis: Reflux esophagitis (re) is a common condition due to the sphincter at the base of the esophagus (e) not able to keep gastric contents from refluxing up the e. Usually it present as heartburn after meals or made worse by lying down in bed. Symtoms of e also are a cough which is dry when in bed. For a diagnosis, see a GI doctor and have an endoscopy. If ire is found, use protein pump inhibitor. ...Read more

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How can this reflex be controlled ?

How can this reflex be controlled ?

Which type?: Are talking about acid reflux ? It can be treated with lifestyle changes and medications. ...Read more

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What could cause failure of the reflex test?

What could cause failure of the reflex test?

Reflex failure: Tendon reflex can be abnormal with spinal injury or compression of a spinal nerve as with herniated discs. Other things such an magnesium abnormalities can also cause loss of reflex function as magnesium is utilized in the body for nerve conduction along with potassium. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of neurally mediated reflex syncope?

What are the most common symptoms of neurally mediated reflex syncope?

Lgihtheadedness: Lightheadedness, nausea pre syncope fatigue with or withour nausea post. White or pale apearing during event. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: neurally mediated reflex syncope?

What is the definition or description of: neurally mediated reflex syncope?

Syncope: A simple description is that physical or psychological stimuli cause nervous system reflexes to slow the heart and lower the blood pressure the result being the patient passes out. ...Read more

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Do you get healed totally after you have been treated for neurally mediated reflex syncope?

Syncope: Neurally mediated syncope is a disorder of the autonomic regulation of postural tone, which results in hypotension, bradycardia, and loss of consciousness. If it is from bradycardia alone then pace maker could resolve it. If it is from vasodilation it is difficult to treat. You need to consult cardiologist/neurologist. ...Read more

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Hey! I believe I have Gastricolic reflex! My question is? How do I treat it to make it better?

Hey! I believe I have Gastricolic reflex! My question is? How do I treat it to make it better?

Gastocolic reflex: The gastro-colic reflex is a normal reflex that causes defecation from 15 minute to ~1or so hours post eating. it is normal. You may be concerned that you have a rapid bowel movement after eating and seem to have rapid transit. That may be from food intolerences, gluten milk or irritable bowel or bile salts after gallbladder removal, rare others Follow up with doc ...Read more

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