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Visceral Vs Parietal Pain
Multiple pathologies: Inflammation of the pleura, pleurisy, may be due to infections in the pleural cavity or overlying lung. There is generally inflammation of the pleura overlying lung infarcts. Auto-immune diseases, e.g., lupus can also cause inflammation of pleura. Pleurisy of apparent unknown cause should be treated as tuberculosis unless proven otherwise. ...Read more
Functional pain/abdo: Is another name for pain in abdomen in children and some adults which can be acute or chronic for which no cause has been found inspite of doing all the tests.Some GI specialist feel that severe case of functional abdominal pain may actually be due to visceral hyperalgesia.It means that a person has increased hypersensitivity to pain in the viscra of stomach and intestines. It responds to pain me. ...Read more
causes visceral/hyp: I n many cases it starts after a viral illness or other infection or insult to the GI tract.This causes temporary damage to the mucus lining of stomach, causing pain, it then sensitises the stomach and other parts of intestine and cause abdominal pain. Other conditions like abdominal migraine, pancreatitis, and esophageal reflux may trigger this condition, and it can happen in other visceras as well. ...Read more
Weight/fat loss: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more
Distension/bloating: Distension --may be pain in the guts, if lower part of guts, then urgency to use no.2 bloating-- may be more gassy but not necessary; may be a abdominal fullness sensation. ...Read more
Explanation : Many reasons. For professional answer try to figure out by yourself: how often per day or week or even month, related to bright light, high sound or something else, or nothing., some anxiety or overstessed.. Then with all this information you can go to the doctor for evaluation ...Read more
Varies: especially because the BMI predictor is very bad if based just on weight and height. Calipers or measuring the folds of fat are much better indicators. about 22% fat is ok for males, a bit more for females Thru the main page, you can connect directly to me to ask more detailed questions http://www.nerdpocalypse.net ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably: It seems like your fat percentage is a little high. However, your overall body weight is very low, and maintenance of a low body weight reduces risk. It would be better to focus more of your calorie intake on low inflammatory proteins and complex carbohydrates; simple carbs promote visceral fat deposition and also the deposition of high percentages of fat in general. TY for this fun question! ...Read more
I am 48 years old, height 172cm, weight 75kgs. My visceral fat level vfa is 10.5. Is that dangerous to me and what can I do to reduce to the normal.?
I had consistent visceral fat reading and in one week the reading doubled and have been at that reading for a couple of weeks now. What can cause this?
Unreliable test: How did you measure your visceral fat? In all likelihood the "measuring device" is not reliable. ...Read more
Membrane: The visceral pericardium is a very thin membrane attached to the surface of the heart. The parietal pericardium is a thicker, tougher membrane that also surrounds the heart. When we refer to "the pericardium", we are mostly referring to the parietal pericardium. A very small amount of fluid usually exists in between these two layers. When the amount of fluid is called a pericardial effusion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Visceral hyperalgesi: There is no cure for this condition, and it is treated with non opoids and opoids analgesics like morphine derivatives and Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) or ultram.Neurontin, zelnorm and procardia some children with this disorder will recover in time without any treatment.Others will need long term treatment with meds to control symptoms. ...Read more
Inaccurate or...: Most likely, the machine being used is not accurate or the method is not consistent from one measurement to the next. ...Read more
What type of Dr would I see for visceral hypersensitivity? What tests would show a diagnosis versus fibromyalgia?
Gastroenterologist : 39 y female w. Fibromyalgia, FM, has "visceral hypersensitivity", which suggests Irritable Bowel Syndrome, IBS, which is commonly associated w. FM. IBS is functional dysautonomic disorder of intestinal tissues & often no pathology found. IMO, IBS & other dysautonomia functions, such as POTS & migraines, result from neural impingements incited by hypermobile joints. M ...Read more
Is there a medical procedure for losing visceral fat ? It's usually the last to go. Due to health reasons I accumulatd a lot.
Gastric Banding: First I need to know your BMI from your height and weight. If you do not now it , please provide me with information. Surgery comes after failure of standard medical management. Patients are subjected to a psychiatric assessment, and within each team a work up is performed. Surgery now days has changed very much, is usually performed using endoscopic techniques, and the complications are low. ...Read more
Are there any less radical/extreme methods to surgically remove visceral fat than a full omentectomy ?
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