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Doctor insights on: Parts Of The Muscular System

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How does age and sex affect muscular system?

How does age and sex affect muscular system?

See details: After age 35 a male will lose about 4 lbs of muscle each decade unless strength training is done to presume muscle fiber size. ...Read more

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What are three functions of the muscular system?

Is this homework?: Why do you want to know? If this is homework, then we would be wrong to do your work for you. If not please explain why you would like to know, do you have symptoms? Our answer will be better tailored if we know if you have a concern. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are diseases of the muscular system?

I was wondering what are diseases of the muscular system?

Muscular system ia: frequently affected by local trauma, but can also be a more global issue such as rhabdomyolysis or malignant hyperthermia or may be affected by a primary muscle disorder such as Muscular Dystrophy. Nerve muscle issues would include the myasthenia syndromes and myasthenia gravis. Nerve issues which lead to muscle dysfunction would include stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, et. ...Read more

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What are some disorders that can affect the muscular system?

What are some disorders that can affect the muscular system?

Muscle disorder: Rhambdomyolysis from exercise injury, phosphate deficiency. Polimyositis (autoimmune disease), neurological disease involving motor neuron such as ALS, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory polyneuropathy. Endocrine disease such as severe hypothyroidism or adrenal insufficiency, and more. The differential is very wide. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any diseases that can affect the muscular system?

Please tell me if there are any diseases that can affect the muscular system?

Yes: There are many conditions that can affect the muscles in the body. It can be primary muscle diseases or diseases of the nerves or blood supply to the muscles. See your doctor for an exam and evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What problem of the muscular system is an inherited disorder?

What problem of the muscular system is an inherited disorder?

Many of them: Many problems of the muscular system can be inherited. There are hundreds if not thousands of genes that are important in the function of our muscles: skeletal muscle (=muscles we use every day to move), heart muscle and smooth muscle (e.g. Muscles in our intestinal system and blood vessels). All those muscle types can be affected by a genetic condition. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the muscular system helps to regulates body temperature?

Can you tell me how the muscular system helps to regulates body temperature?

Muscle temperature: muscle work generates heat. Heat increases body temp. If you do not sweat to cool when room temp is above 98 F you die from heat stroke. ...Read more

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How can anorexia affect the muscular system?

How can  anorexia affect the muscular system?

Eating do: Anorexia & bulimia lead to complications as noted in the diagram. ...Read more

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How does evening primrose oil help the nervous or muscular system?

How does evening primrose oil help the nervous or muscular system?

It doesn't: Hi. Be very wary of claims made by snake oil salespeople. They're very happy to scam you and take your money. There is no evidence evening primrose does ANYTHING except make pretty flowers. ...Read more

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How does immobility of the muscular and skeletal systems occur?

How does immobility of the muscular and skeletal systems occur?

Several ways.: Injury, disease (stroke), treatment (cast), severe mental illness like depression or catatonic states. What specifically do you want to know? ...Read more

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Which experts treat the muscular and skeletal system?

Which experts treat the muscular and skeletal system?

Musculoskeletal issu: Family Docs are typically first point of contact for vast majority of conditions & complaints, including musculoskeletal. In fact, we probably see more back pain complaints than all other specialties combined. Sports Medicine, Orthopedics & Pain Management are also involved in treating musculoskeletal conditions. ...Read more

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What parts of the body does muscular dystrophy attack?

Muscles : Muscular dystrophy is a disease of the muscle cells themselves, leading to progressive weakness over time. The nerves are spared, and as such sensation is relatively preserved. ...Read more

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How do the muscular and respiratory systems work together?

How do the muscular and respiratory systems work together?

See below: Both systems help us breathe. Muscles are the diaphragm and intercostal muscles - for normal breathing. As the diaphragm drops down and the ribs expand, the lungs also expand, taking in air, and oxygen along with. When the diaphragm rises, and the intercostals relax, the chest wall recoils, causing the lungs to recoil causing air to move out - and CO2 along with it. ...Read more