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What is the definition or description of: Muscle weakness on one side of body?

What is the definition or description of: Muscle weakness on one side of body?

Hemiparesis: Hemiparesis describes the condition of weakness on one side of the body and not the other. Although there are multiple potential causes, having had a stroke is one of the most common causes of hemiparesis. ...Read more

Dr. Marcel Hungs
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Muscle Weakness (Definition)

Muscle weakness is either a subjective or objective symptom based on history or formalized testing. As a result, any complaint of weakness needs to be correlated with testing that can bring out that weakness, which sometimes involves putting that muscle in an isolated and 'disadvantaged' scenario to assess adequately. Such weakness can have multiple etiologies from ...Read more


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What is medical definition of stress and the effects on the body?

What is medical definition of stress and the effects on the body?

'fight or flight': Stress causes increased activity in the sympathetic nervous system and the release of stress hormones. As a result: heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing rate increases; there is increased sweating; skin temperature decreases as blood shifts to the vital organs; there can be muscle tension or tremors; GI disturbance such as nausea, stomach ache, or diarrhea; pacing, hand-wringing, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for muscle weakness?

What is the best treatment for muscle weakness?

Therapy: After removing any possible reversible causes from the equation, i would recommend therapy for strengthening. ...Read more

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Is it normal with a migraine on one side of the head causing that side of the body to be weak and numb?

Is it normal with a migraine on one side of the head causing that side of the body to be weak and numb?

Migraine: Certain types of migraine can result in weakness on one side of the body or body part. I assume that you have been fully evaluated and no other causes have been found. ...Read more

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What are the causes of for me to not have muscular movement on one side of my face?

What are the causes of for me to not have muscular movement on one side of my face?

Facial nerve injury: This can be anything from bell's palsy to a tumor to injury. Sylvester stallone has half of his face paralyzed from a birth injury. Your physician can figure out the cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is done for a headache on the side of the head?

What is done for a headache on the side of the head?

Depends: This could be many things, including tmj. See a headach specialist, and also a dentist who treats tmj. Could be multiple causes. ...Read more

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What are the good benefits of l-carnitine redox fat in my body? Is it safe? What is the best time to take? What are the side effects? And bad effects?

What are the good benefits of l-carnitine redox fat in my body? Is it safe? What is the best time to take? What are the side effects? And bad effects?

Not really known: That sounds like an advertised product with claims of helping muscles, athletics, or overall health. One should ask her doctor if the product is a real medication, approved by the fda for treating anything. If the product is not a real medicine that has undergone years of testing and research then one cannot tell for sure if it works or not, and one also cannot know what its side effects might be. ...Read more

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What is the home therapy for muscle spasm of the hips, arms and feet?

What is the home therapy for muscle spasm of the hips, arms and feet?

Heat.: I would recommend heat to the area for 20 - 25 minutes and then stretching the muscles gently. ...Read more

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What is the cause of dizziness and upset stomach when changing from one side of the bed to the other, and what is the solution to the problem?

What is the cause of dizziness and upset stomach when changing from one side of the bed to the other, and what is the solution to the problem?

BPPV: If vertigo and nausea are due to head down and turning to one side, it can be benign parosysmal positional vertigo. See an ENT doctor to confirm the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is it common to feel numbness on one side of the body after a microdiskectomy?

Is it common to feel numbness on one side of the body after a microdiskectomy?

Residual symptoms po: One can have residual neurologic symptoms in the affected leg for months or even permanent as surgery is more predictable in terms pf pain relief than for beurologic symptoms. ...Read more

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What commonly causes a lazy eye and one side of the body to be weaker?

What commonly causes a lazy eye and one side of the body to be weaker?

Lazy Eye: Lazy eye may be related to amblyopia, where one eye is stronger than the other. Most commonly, one eye is turned in or out. If this happens in early childhood, patients will develop a suppression scotoma and will not develop double vision. Later in life, an acquired strabismus may cause double vision. Amblyopic can also be caused by a refractive difference between eyes or a cataract or ptosis. ...Read more

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Is geeen coffee is good for the health? What are the side effect of it?

Is geeen coffee is good for the health? What are the side effect of it?

Diet Frauds: Nope. It is another in a long line of 'mystical' products for sale that allegedly produce healthy weight loss. It is a lie and i would advise you to avoid spending any of your precious dollars on this false promise. And, please stop looking for weight loss miracles when the way to lose weight is right in front of you. Changing your diet and eating less calories and exercising! ...Read more

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What type of exercise is best for the heart muscle?

What type of exercise is best for the heart muscle?

Aerobic: The aha recommends 150 minutes / week of moderate aerobic activity spread over 4-6 days for optimal cardiovascular health. ...Read more

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One of my eyelids is lower than the other. What is cause and cure?

One of my eyelids is lower than the other. What is cause and cure?

Ptosis: Drooping eyelid can be congenital, caused by birth trauma, acquired muscle weakness or something more serious like eye socket disease or tumor or indicative of neurological problem. Should see your eye md for diagnosis and recommended treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for swelling of abdomen?

What is the best treatment for swelling of abdomen?

Diagnosis: There is never a best treatment without first obtaining an accurate diagnosis. Consultation with an md is the only way to obtain the information about why, and then a best treatment can be planned for. Good luck! ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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Weak Muscles (Definition)

Muscle weakness can be described as either a perceived or measurable loss in muscle strength. This loss can be due to host of conditions, including but not limited to, age, ...Read more