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Severe Decerebrate Posture
Does decorticate & decerebrate posturing during hypoglycemia followed by coma mean that a person has brain damage?
Posturing: It is definitely concerning to have this posturing. The ability to recover would relate to the amount of time the patient was hypoglycemic. ...Read more
Orthostasis: It is called orthostasis when someone has a significant drop in the blood pressure along with a rise in heart rate. That can be due to dehydration, certain medications, or it can be missed as a condition called vasovagal (although that is usually a low BP and a low pulse instead of a high pulse). ...Read more
I think there might be a genetic link. My (maternal) aunt and I both have pretty severe postural hypotension (fainting occasionally).?
You are correct: A genetic defect resulting in low aldosterone could be found in genetically related people. Low aldosterone results in low sodium, and low sodium results in low volume, and low volume results in low blood pressure. Standing will result in less than needed blood pressure to keep the brain alert. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having severe postural hypotension, fatigue, tachycardia and blurred vision. How can I relieve this i feel so bad and can't do a lot?
Hypotension: If your assessment is correct, these symptoms warrant evaluatuon by a physician ...Read more
Can an adult, with postural kyphosis, back return to normal shape? Do posture exercises all the time.
Most likely no.: When it comes to spinal deformities like kyphosis and scoliosis, the spine usually does not return to a "normal" shape with exercise/bracing/chiropractic manipulation. While these treatment methods may help a deformity like kyphosis from getting worse, surgery is typically required in order to correct it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
im 21yrs of age
i want ur help to correct my postural kyphosis,
i got it due to bending in front of laptop,
bad sitting posture at school, ...?
Posture: The best solution for bad posture is to improve your posture. Make a conscious effort to sit up straight, and keep your shoulders back. ...Read more
I believe I have postural kyphosis. I can correct my posture on my own and have no pain. What can I do to change my bad posture habit? Thanks
What do you think of posture support for the correction of postural defect?
Is it recommended for my 10 year old daughter for getting rid of scolios
Varies: It depends in part on the size of the curvature. Curvatures less than 30 degrees are usually simply observed for signs of progression with no other treatment needed. If a curve gets over 30 degrees Ina 10 year old girl, a brace is typically recommended. Don't hesitate to see a spine/scoliosis specialist to discuss. ...Read more
Can't say: You do not describe any of your symptoms and thus i can not even begin to answer your question. ...Read more
82/40 hr 118 I have postural orthostatic tachy. Syndrome. Suppose to start new work tomorrow! BP never this low how can I get this up! ?
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