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I want to know what's the treatment of myopathy ?

I want to know what's the treatment of myopathy ?

Myopathy: Myopathy is just a general term referring to diseases of the muscle. The treatment is based on the type of myopathy in which cases there are treatments and in some cases not so. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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Are there any promising drugs out there to reverse steroid myopathy? Or is the treatment just exercise

Are there any promising drugs out there to reverse steroid myopathy? Or is the treatment just exercise

Exercise and weight: Training are the mainstays to building up muscle. I don't know of any drug to help reverse myopathy. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for myopathy?

What is the treatment for myopathy?

Varies: There many different type of myopathies arising from different trigger sites, so there is no one specific trestmen. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the right treatment of myopathy?

I want to know what's the right treatment of myopathy?

Surgery of getting -: Rid of the disk(s) or spurs causing the stenosis, to free up the nerves or the cord. Discuss it with your spinal surgeon, as he'll give you the specific information your diagnosis requires. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for dilated cardiac myopathy?

What is the treatment for  dilated cardiac myopathy?

Drugs: It depends on the specific type, but generally speaking the answer is drug therapy. Most patients should be on Carvedilol or metoprolol succinate, an ace-inhibitor (ends in -pril) or arb (ends in -artan), and, ideally, an aldosterone blocker like spironolactone. Black patients also benefit from a combination of 2 meds called Hydralazine and isosorbide. Diuretics are used in most patients as well. ...Read more

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I am disabled by a genetic codition called "proximal myotonic myopathy" or "myotonic dystrophy type 2". Any advice for treatment or help?

I am disabled by a genetic codition called "proximal myotonic myopathy" or "myotonic dystrophy type 2". Any advice for treatment or help?

Unsure: Can you be more specific as to what is being adjusted. What kind of spring device and how is it applied and where? ...Read more

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Doctors, how much would any kind of hypothyroidism treatment cost?

Doctors, how much would any kind of hypothyroidism treatment cost?

Inexpensive: I believe levothyroxine is on the $4 list at many pharmacies. I see it is on the list at target. ...Read more

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Did anybody suffer from hypothyroidism lost weight after treatment?

Almost everyone: Almost everyone will lose weight after their hypothyroidism has been treated with the proper level of brand name replacement and their levels have been restored to normal. You still need to eat less than you burn off, but now you'll at least have a fighting chance. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism and want to switch to a holistic method of treatment. Advice?

I have hypothyroidism and want to switch to a holistic method of treatment. Advice?

Integrative Medicine: You could work with an integrative or holistic medicine doctor -- some of whom are also endocrinologists. Please know that even with these doctors, you may well need some kind of thyroid hormone replacement, which might be nature-throid or other. You can search for suitable physicians via american board of integrative holistic medicine: http://www.Abihm.Org/ good luck to you. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Zimon
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Myopathy (Definition)

Myopathy is a general term describing the presence of disease in muscle. It is a disorder that may be inherited or ...Read more