Ps2 game count - Doctor answers

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Is dance dance revolution for ps2 a good game to count as part of a workout?

Is dance dance revolution for ps2 a good game to count as part of a workout?

Yes!: Absolutely! Anytime you are up and moving it is great. Dance dance revolution is a definite cardio workout. Extra bonus- it's
fun! ...Read more

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Is any game or activity for ps2 a good game to count as part of an exercise workout?

Is any game or activity for ps2 a good game to count as part of an exercise workout?

Research shows......: A research study was done on ddr and other dance "games" including dance factory. Unfortunately, even 30 min, non-stop, every day did not show a health benefit after 6 straight week. Exercises like treadmill, bike and elliptical all showed significant benefits in fitness. Sad, but true. ...Read more

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What activities on the ps2 can help me lose weight and tone up?

What activities on the ps2 can help me lose weight and tone up?

Research shows......: A research study was done on ddr and other dance "games" including dance factory. Unfortunately, even 30 min, non-stop, every day did not show a health benefit after 6 straight week. Exercises like treadmill, bike and elliptical all showed significant benefits in fitness. Sad, but true. ...Read more

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Wondering if anyone has ever used the dance factory for ps2 for a daily exercise routine? How much time per day?

Wondering if anyone has ever used the dance factory for ps2 for a daily exercise routine? How much time per day?

Research shows......: A research study was done on ddr and other dance "games" including dance factory. Unfortunately, even 30 min, non-stop, every day did not show a health benefit after 6 straight week. Exercises like treadmill, bike and elliptical all showed significant benefits in fitness. Sad, but true. ...Read more

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Why do my fingers fall asleep as I hold onto a ps2 controller?

Why do my fingers fall asleep as I hold onto a ps2 controller?

Carpal tunnel or uln: You are probably having some compression of the nerves in your wrist (carpal tunnel) or in your elbow area (ulnar neuropathy) from the excessive use of your fingers/hands and bending of your elbows. If it causes bothersome symptoms, stop it. Consult your doc before it gets too severe. Good luck. ...Read more

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How is ecog ps2 related to small cell lung cancer?

How is ecog ps2 related to small cell lung cancer?

Not directly: Ecog ps (performance status) refers to the functional status of patients with cancer (any type, not just small cell). Ps 2 describes pts that " are ambulatory and capable of all selfcare but unable to carry out any work activities. Up and about more than 50% of waking hours"
ps scores are used to decide how intense of treatment cancer patients should undergo. ...Read more

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Will playing eye toy kinetic on the ps2 help me lose weight as well as tone up?

Will playing eye toy kinetic on the ps2 help me lose weight as well as tone up?

Yes: I'm not sure what an eye toy kinetic is, but I'm guessing it's the interactive video game system where you move to make the sports figures follow. There are studies in children showing that the kinetic system as well as the wii do in fact help get kids moving and give a good amount of exercise. Of course, it's not sustained aerobic exercise generally, but better than sitting on the couch. ...Read more

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When I play my ps2, I get a stuffy / runny nose. So is this vasomotor rhinitis?

When I play my ps2, I get a stuffy / runny nose. So is this vasomotor rhinitis?

Moms would like that: Don't think so. I think that in order to take down the bad guys you are forced to sit on the carpet or the sofa for long periods of time with exposure to house dust mites or pet dander. You more likely have perennial allergic rhinitis to house dust mites, dog dander or cat dander. ...Read more

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Hunched/ slouched back problem a sign of a gamer?

Hunched/ slouched back problem a sign of a gamer?

Perhaps: If you spend most of your waking hours hunched over a game controller or computer keyboard, you may not be getting enough exercise to strengthen the muscles that extend the mid back and pull back the shoulder blades. A physical therapist can show you exercises to build up these muscles. A trainer may also help. ...Read more

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Can I get arpal tunnel syndrome from gaming too much?

Can I get arpal tunnel syndrome from gaming too much?

Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel comes from activities that involve repetitive use of the hands for fine motor activities, such as gaming, so the answer is YES. ...Read more

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Does kyphoplasty work if the patient is a gamer?

Does kyphoplasty work if the patient is a gamer?

Yes: Kyphoplasty is a safe surgery after procedure, recovery will be quick, relief from pain will be great, can resume regular activities soon. Ask your surgeon for more information you want to know. ...Read more

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How does gaming affect a teens social development?

How does gaming affect a teens social development?

Badly: There is more than enough evidence that gaming, especially violent games, desensitizes people to emotions. It messes with your neurotransmitters, makes you irritable, harder to get along with, and promotes isolation. People, no just teens, need social interaction. Need to be with people, talking, learning how to resolve conflict, developing relationship skills. Media time= 2 hours a day. ...Read more

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Gaming addiction, am a dealer. Are there some serious problems here?

Gaming addiction, am a dealer. Are there some serious problems here?

Perhaps.: Consider attending a meeting of gamblers anonymous. Being a dealer need not be an insurmountable obstacle. Bartenders have successfully recovered from alcoholism! ...Read more

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What can I do if my brothers have serious gaming addiction, what do you think I should do?

What can I do if my brothers have serious gaming addiction, what do you think I should do?

See a professional.: You may recommend him to see a psychiatrist for a psychiatric evaluation, and a neurologist for a neurological evaluation. Several brain disorders could present as gambling addition. ...Read more

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What is gamers thumb?

What is gamers thumb?

R S I: Gamer’s thumb" refers to a repetitive stress injury (rsi) that causes swelling at the base of the thumb due to overuse of video games. Rsi is an umbrella term for a collection of disorders most commonly affecting the hands, wrists, forearms, and shoulders, notes miles. She adds that symptoms can range from fatigue and loss of strength to minor or acute aches and pains, burning, and tingling. ...Read more

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Can I overcome a gaming addiction on my own?

Can I overcome a gaming addiction on my own?

Very difficult: This would be very difficult to do by yourself. Working with online gamers anonymous might be more helpful: http://www. Olganon. Org/ there would at least be some support for you, as well as a process of recovery. You might consider seeing a psychiatrist as well, to check for any other conditions that might sabotage your recovery. Good luck. ...Read more

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Gamers thumb -- do I need a splint?

Gamers thumb -- do I need a splint?

Possibly: A splint may decrease your symptoms. Try an otc brace or consult with your physician about a custom brace. ...Read more

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