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Doctor insights on: Phrases To Help You Stay Sober Inspirations

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I'm looking for inspiration for family's dealing with cancer?

I'm looking for inspiration for family's dealing with cancer?

It is not hopeless: Let us start , diagnosis of caner is not hopeless all the time.Some of the non curable cancers of two decades ago are now completely curable cancers, even the non curable ones have prolonged remissions due great chemotherapeutic drugs. The medical team that treats also includes family friends, well wishers, and don't for get the clergy who will cure the soul. ...Read more

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Do you have any weight loss inspiration stories for me?

Do you have any weight loss inspiration stories for me?

Weight loss story: My story would be about a patient who came into my office at the age of 65, retired, but stuck in a wheel chair because of horrible arthritis. She was no longer independent. She couldn't enjoy the retirement she had worked so hard for. She wasn't a candidate for knee replacement because of her weight. About 100 lbs and 1 yr later, she walked into my office, no wheelchair, happy and independent. ...Read more

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People tell me I am an inspiration. They also count me successful.To the contrary i feel ashamed. Life is tasteless and i'm sad all the time. Pls help?

People tell me I am an inspiration. They also count me successful.To the contrary i feel ashamed. Life is tasteless and i'm sad all the time. Pls help?

You may be: Depressed. There are several types. One is in response to a loss and another is more biologically based. Both can be helped w/therapy, exercise, lifestyle change, and perhaps medication. Please seek the help of a professional. Sounds like you have many appealing qualities but discount them because you know your flaws. We all have them. ...Read more

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What is the importance of inspiratory pause for ARDS patients?

What is the importance of inspiratory pause for ARDS patients?

MDT: Mean duration of gas exchange which increases the elimination of co2. Current strategies for ventilation in ARDS include low tidal volumes with rapid respiratory rates and permissive hypercapnia, which leads to a respiratory acidosis in most patients. Increasing the inspiratory pause or including one periodically decreases pac02 by increasing gas exchange time. Survival effects are not studied. ...Read more

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Is the abdomen and/or diaphragm used during forced inspiration?

Is the abdomen and/or diaphragm used during forced inspiration?

Mostly diaphragm: The diaphragm is the primary driver of inspiration, whether it be typical passive inspiration or taking a deep breath. The chest wall help as well, to a less extent. ...Read more

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For obstructive lung disease, why is expiration difficult and not inspiration?

For obstructive lung disease, why is expiration difficult and not inspiration?

Resistance to flow: Obstructive disease can get air in, the chest is not restricted and inhalation requires muscular activity. Exhalation is passive no muscles required and the increase of resistance makes exhaling more difficult ...Read more

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Can I exercise with inspiratory strider?

Can I exercise with inspiratory strider?

Depends on cause...: If the cause of stridor is viral, as in a bad case of laryngitis, or in a child with croup, then exercise would make the person sicker and might be dangerous. The same goes for bacterial causes of stridor. If the cause is exercise-induced-stridor (eis) or paradoxical-vocal-cord-dysfunction (pvcd) in an otherwise healthy athlete, then exercise is ok but he should get treatment from specialists. ...Read more

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Why does systolic pressure decrease during inspiration?

Why does systolic pressure decrease during inspiration?

Pressure: Simple answer, it doesn't always increase with inspiration. It is a complicated interplay of hemodynamics and respiratory physiology, body position, body fluid status, cardiovascular condition and status and other factors. ...Read more

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My husband has a pain in his right shoulder that is worse with inspiration? No known injury, what could cause this?

My husband has a pain in his right shoulder that is worse with inspiration? No known injury, what could cause this?

See below: If any breathing issues, a possible pneumonia or lung issue could be the cause. If any abdominal pain, gall bladder or liver issues could be considered. See you doctor for an evaluation asap. ...Read more

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What does this mean(x-ray reading):slightly limited inspiration on lateral view compressing the basilar parenchyma ?

What does this mean(x-ray reading):slightly limited inspiration on lateral view compressing the basilar parenchyma ?

Incomplete breath: It means that the radiologist felt that you did not take a complete breath in (or the pictures were taken after you started exhaling) during the process of getting the X-ray. As a result, the part of the lungs near the bases (bottom) seem to show up more dense than the rest of the lung. Again, radiologist felt that this is due to incomplete breath during the X-ray procedure. ...Read more

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