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What does the act of stretching actually do?

What does the act of stretching actually do?

Prevent injury: Loosens tight muscle fibers to prevent injury. ...Read more

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What are the ways to get rid of spasticity? Does stretching actually work?

What are the ways to get rid of spasticity? Does stretching actually work?

Various treatment: Stretching may help with contractures that are caused by spasticity, however the actual spasticity is treated with medications, injections and possibly surgery. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of constipation and what harm does it do to our body?

What are the symptoms of constipation and what harm does it do to our body?

Constipation symptom: When constipated, patients complain of symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating, fatigue, and severe cases have decrease in appetite, nausea and vomiting. If you don't release the toxins from the body via feces, i feel it can affect your quality of life by decreasing one's energy levels. It can also affect your nutritional status since most who are constipated are afraid to eat and don't enough. ...Read more

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What are the chemical properties of testosterone? What exactly does it do to the body?

What are the chemical properties of testosterone? What exactly does it do to the body?

Chemistry and action: Hi. Testosterone, like all steroid hormones, is lipid soluble with some mild amphipathic character, which allows it to diffuse across biological membranes. Testosterone receptors are tissue specific. They are in the nuclear receptor superfamily. Testosterone binds its receptor, and in collaboration with other receptors, regulates expression of specific genes, thereby affecting tissue function. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the name of the machine that you rub together and say clear and it brings the heart to start?

Does anyone know the name of the machine that you rub together and say clear and it brings the heart to start?

Defibrillator: The device provides an electric shock to a heart that has stopped and is fibrillating (think quivering). Saying "clear" is to prevent anyone who might be touching the patient to stay back and not get shocked as well. ...Read more

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What is the structure of diclofenac sodium? What does it do to the body?

What is the structure of diclofenac sodium? What does it do to the body?

See details: Diclofenac is a cyclooxygenase inhibitor that functions to relieve arthritic inflammation and pain. It can raises blood pressure, reduce kidney function, cause significant GI and liver issues and can increase the risk of heart issues in people with cardiac risk factors. ...Read more

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What does it mean to get an extension of the heart?

What does it mean to get an extension of the heart?

Extension: I assume you mean an extension of a heart attack. This happens when the initial event extends its amount of damage as time goes on ather than the whole damage happening at once. ...Read more

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What does length of the arms mean? Why do they measure them outstretched?

What does length of the arms mean? Why do they measure them outstretched?

Distance: The lengthier arms means absolutely nothing except the distance from your shoulder to your fingertips. There is a tremendous genetic variation on arm length. ...Read more

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Can pain killers actually find where the pain is or do they just act on the whole body?

Can pain killers actually find where the pain is or do they just act on the whole body?

Brain: Most pain medicines are narcotics , or opioids. They act on receptors in the brain , usually mu receptors. The brain is where pain is processed and experienced. Other types of pain killers, like anti-inflammatory drugs , work on different receptors, some even not in the brain (peripheral). ...Read more

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What happens if the psychologist suggested guided self-help as part of treatment does that mean my bulimia is not that bad?

What happens if the psychologist suggested guided self-help as part of treatment does that mean my bulimia is not that bad?

No self help : groups are a good adjunctive therapy for eating disorders. All eating disorders are serious and potentially life threatening. ...Read more

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What does staff look like what part of the body does it effect?

What does staff look like what part of the body does it effect?

Staph infection: "staph" is what i think you're asking about? This is short for staphylococcus, a type of round bacterium. There are several different kinds, and they can grow almost anywhere in the body. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i would like to increase the volume of the precum and also the speed at which it is cominglubricant?

Hard to control: A lot of emotional excitement / talk / touch / turn-ons before the real intimacy starts will enhance the experience. There may be more fluid produced, but the whole adventure will be more satisfying in other ways. No one's sexual response is altogether like anyone else's. Communication and experimenting are key. ...Read more

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Is prone masturbation harmful to testicles/penis if done everyday?It is the act of thrusting into the bed instead of the hand.I can't do it normally.

Is prone masturbation harmful to testicles/penis if done everyday?It is the act of thrusting into the bed instead of the hand.I can't do it normally.

Masturbation: There is no "normal" way in which to masturbate and any position you use is ok if it serves the purpose without traumatizing anything. As often as you like, in any manner that you like, with any assistance that you need. Enjoy. ...Read more

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What can I do about clothing that hurts by the end of the day?

What can I do about clothing that hurts by the end of the day?

Interesting question: Is the question asking what to do about discomfort caused by wearing certain clothing? (clothing itself is not alive and has no feelings.) a person could have some sensory nerve problems in the skin that signal pain when that part of the skin is touched by clothing (a dermatologist or neurologist can look into the matter). One can try wearing different fabrics to see if softer fabrics help. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if one has weakness in the lower part of the body, legs, bladder what does that mean?

Can you tell me if one has weakness in the lower part of the body, legs, bladder what does that mean?

Could be spine.: This sounds neurological in origin. Could be coming from the spine, in which case it could be related to compression or even inflammation. You should really pursue an evaluation by a spine specialist and get an MRI of the lower spine to assess. ...Read more

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What are the harms of it to skip physical therapy?

What are the harms of it to skip physical therapy?

Exercising at home?: Not so bad. Physical therapy is not forever, and i tell my patients all the time the goal is to get them out of pt. So when you go to pt, make sure you learn a home exercise program of stretching and strengthening for the affected body part. And even if you go to pt 3 times a week, you shouldn't be resting the other 4 days. K? ...Read more

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What does the act of stretching actually do?

Prevent injury: Loosens tight muscle fibers to prevent injury. ...Read more

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My psvt specifically acts up sometimes after I stretch or after I take in a deep breath, anything that seems to put pressure on my chest cavity. Why?

My psvt specifically acts up sometimes after I stretch or after I take in a deep breath, anything that seems to put pressure on my chest cavity. Why?

There are many: different forms of SVT so it is difficult to answer with certainty however in general anything that modifies the conduction timing in the heart or the frequency and timing of extra heart beats can trigger an SVT in a susceptible patient. Stretching and deep breathing can modify the physical structure of the heart and thereby the timing by increasing the blood return or trigger extrasystoles. ...Read more

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What is a second act?

What is a second act?

Please se below: Everything that takes place as the protagonist tries to achieve his objective. ...Read more

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How do women sex addicts act?

How do women sex addicts act?

Depends: Some woman sex addicts may be very promiscuous and go out looking for sex, others may act normally but simply love sex and crave it often. Sex addiction is much more common in men. ...Read more

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How will kids with add act in class?

How will kids with add act in class?

Multiple ways: It depends on the age and the type of adhd that they have. Some of the possible ways are: daydreaming, not staying on task, not focusing, not paying attention, easily distracted, making noises, disturbing others, out of their seat, talking too much, not waiting turn, interrupting others, being loud, missing assignments, having trouble with authority, not completing schoolwork, disorganized, etc. ...Read more

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How can family medical leave act work?

Here's the rub.: Here is a good article from the us department of labor: http://www.Dol.Gov/dol/topic/benefits-leave/fmla.Htm. ...Read more

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What is mental health act 1983 important for?

What is mental health act 1983 important for?

United Kingdom: The mental health act of 1983 is an act of parliament in the uk -- it pertains to people in england & wales. It describes the care and treatment of people with mental illness, and how they can be detained to have their disorder diagnosed and treated -- even against their wishes ("sectioning"). It was amended in 2007, with more description of process and mental health professionals too. ...Read more

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Could americans with disabilities act protect me?

Could americans with disabilities act protect me?

It depends: The ADA protects those with a major life impediment from discrimination in getting or holding a job. Basically, if you are otherwise qualified for the majority of the job requirements the employer must make reasonable accommodations to employ you. So, depending on your disability and the job you want and the place of employment and your other qualifications the ADA can protect your right to work. ...Read more

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What does a child with a sensory disorder act like?

What does a child with a sensory disorder act like?

Overreaction: A child with a sensory processing problem with have an extreme reaction to what is a usual stimulus- a sound, texture, etc. It canbe just a mild discomfort to total meltdown! ...Read more

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How can I help my child, a slacker, get his act together?

How can I help my child, a slacker, get his act together?

Copying you: Your child will copy your value system one way or the other. Show him what you value, what you consider rewards and what you consider faulure. ...Read more

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Do you think I should take 40 mg or 20 mg for act to perform better?

Do you think I should take 40 mg or 20 mg for act to perform better?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): If you have adhd, take your usual dose, if you do not have adhd, either dose may help you be alert. It can also make you irritable. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is not a smart pill, so it will not replace proper preparation. You should get a good night sleep before taking any examination. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is not a replacement for an appropriate amount of sleep. ...Read more

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How to clean my act and clean myself up a little(it is long, sorry)?

How to clean my act and clean myself up a little(it is long, sorry)?

Be proud already: 'Fake it till you make it', or as Shakespeare said, 'Assume a virtue if you have it not.' The key is that you want to be a better person. You'll be successful if what's driving you is a real concern for the effect you have on others, rather than just a desire for professional or personal gain. Take little steps. Apologize. (I've done this -- I've done much that I deeply regret.) Love yourself. ...Read more

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Did walter reed clean up its act after that scandal a few years back?

Walter Reed Army: Medical Center and the National Naval Medical Center combined and are now at Bethesda, MD. There have been many, many changes. ...Read more

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Hey dctr give me some fine description of diet after act upon I can looss my fats...?

Hey dctr give me some fine description of diet after act upon I can looss my fats...?

Lower carbs: Eat breakfast and drink plenty of water. Walk for 60 minutes daily. Do not snack or eat junk food. Eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. If you eat meat only eat small portions and twice a day. Cut back on carbohydrates which are sugars and starches such as bread, pasta, potatoes and rice. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can treating a child as if they were sick cause them to act sick or create symptoms that are not real?

Can treating a child as if they were sick cause them to act sick or create symptoms that are not real?

Yes: We all will often act the way someone expects if we want their attention. The answer to your question is yes, especially if repeated exams and tests indicate there is nothing wrong. Adopt a positive attitude and change the outlook by expecting wellness. Depression can also be a clue when someone is acting sick a lot. ...Read more

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Alot of times i show signs of and act high uncontrollably, and its like i am, except im 100% sure im not. Is this some condition?

Alot of times i show signs of and act high uncontrollably,  and its like i am, except im 100% sure im not. Is this some condition?

Sounds like you: Need some feedback about your behavior and guidance. A mental health professional can help you with that. Please see one so that you can get the support you need. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I long to be around ppl. But when I am i wish i was alone. It seems like they act like in not there though i try to join in. Causes of this?

I long to be around ppl.  But when I am i wish i was alone.  It seems like they act like in not there though i try to join in.  Causes of this?

Get guidance: There are ways to learn to interact successfully with people. Find a wise guide who'll focus on behavior and learning skills rather than "talking about feelings". The dale carnegie books are still great. Few people really enjoy "social events"; you have a duty to yourself to find some activity you enjoy that will bring you into contact with people who share your interests. Be brave. ...Read more