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What Should I Do About My Nerves If On Skype Conference Call
Breathing exercises.: Breath in deeply through the nostrils. Hold in lungs for about five seconds and then slowly exhale through an open mouth. Repeat x 12. You should be able to do this without making it grossly apparent that you are trying to calm yourself. Take care. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
I run out of breath and my chest tightens when i talk on conference calls or meetings. What are possible interventions?
No: No evidence to this.Get a more detailed answer ›
Neuropathy: The condition peripheral neuropathy affects the nerves that travel away from the spine out to the limbs (ie. The periphery). This is a diffuse process and usually the cause is a systemic issue as it is distributed throughout the body. Some of the common causes of peripheral neuropathy include diabetes mellitus, autoimmune disease, drugs. ...Read more
I have a pinching in my sciatic nerve. Was told about the surgery called decompressive laminectomy. What is that?
First most are : Treated non op including giving it time to heal, Physical therapy, meds like non steroidal anti inflammatories if no reason not to use, epidural steroid injections and if no better then surgery if CT or MRI reveal a pinching or compression of nerve due to disc herniation or bony narrowing (stenosis) or both treated by removing part of roof of spine (lamina- laminectomy) decompressing nerve ...Read more
Straightforwards: To install this device to control epilepsy, the surgeon inserts a small stimulator device over the left upper chest wall, then connects to the left vagal nerve, and closes, a process of about 25-40 minutes. The device is turned on and initially programmed 2 weeks post-op, and is fully programmed over about 3-4 months. ...Read more
Olfactor: Look at this, I don't think you meant 'mitral' but can't figure out what you meant to type ?antral. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olfactory_nerve ...Read more
What are the nerves called that are on the most outer part of the spinal cord that deal with sensation ?
Pt said my nerves in wrist are overactive thinking there is an injury when my sprain has healed. What is this called? He said it was pretty rare.
What specific imaging test takes pics of the nerves coming out of (exiting) the spinal cord? I believe their called spinal nerve roots, not sure.
MRI (best) or CT: An MRI of the spine is the most accurate imaging test to evaluate the spinal cord and the nerve roots exiting the spinal canal. This is most often done without an injection of contrast, however there may be an indication for you to receive an injection of contrast with the MRI. As a Neuroradiologist I often discuss with and advise the referring physician regarding the need for contrast. ...Read more
Biocellular Therapy: Uses biologics (from platelets or bone marrow) mixed with cellular source (fat) to obtain the stroma carrying a variety of stem/stromal cells helpful for healing. This mixture is often guided by ultrasound to insure exact placement into tissues that are damaged or diseased. Minimally invasive, using microcannulas (lipoaspirating) on small syringes to obtain the adipose cells. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
New dr I was put on sulfatrim no call no infection I had incontinence gone drake 1 month have pstd could this be my nerves or something I should ck?
It is likely : unrelated to antibiotics but should be checked ...Read more
My brother had an tumor and then turn into an aneurysm the doctor says he had too many nerves and blood vessels that would just pop what's the called?
Please clarify: You are not likely to get an answer to this question because its meaning isn't clear. There is no such thing as an electric nerve impulse. Neuronal transmission is an electrochemical process, and yes, there IS a difference. As for control, all voluntary thoughts and movements are under our control. That's the definition of voluntary. ...Read more
Not my approach: I recommend you review your concerns with your gynecologist or fertility specialist. Fertility blend sounds like a combination of fancy herbs and vitamins. I checked out a "review" on the company web site and was not impressed. Individual testimonies are not the way to make such important decisions as how to address infertility problems. Fertility improves with happiness, nutrition and rest. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Folic acid inhibitor: It inhibits Folic Acid and can help treat inflammatory disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, tumors, etc, it can help vasculitis also whether it is due to an inflammatory or infectious etiology. It needs to be carefully monitored, can cause liver disease so we recommend no alcohol, can cause low blood counts and mouth ulcers and hair loss so we supplement therapy with folic acid. ...Read more
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