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Doctor insights on: What Would Happen If The Muscular System Stopped Working

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How does age and sex affect muscular system?

How does age and sex affect muscular system?

See details: After age 35 a male will lose about 4 lbs of muscle each decade unless strength training is done to presume muscle fiber size. ...Read more

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What are three functions of the muscular system?

Is this homework?: Why do you want to know? If this is homework, then we would be wrong to do your work for you. If not please explain why you would like to know, do you have symptoms? Our answer will be better tailored if we know if you have a concern. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are diseases of the muscular system?

I was wondering what are diseases of the muscular system?

Muscular system ia: Frequently affected by local trauma, but can also be a more global issue such as rhabdomyolysis or malignant hyperthermia or may be affected by a primary muscle disorder such as Muscular Dystrophy. Nerve muscle issues would include the myasthenia syndromes and myasthenia gravis. Nerve issues which lead to muscle dysfunction would include stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, et. ...Read more

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What are some disorders that can affect the muscular system?

What are some disorders that can affect the muscular system?

Muscle disorder: Rhambdomyolysis from exercise injury, phosphate deficiency. Polimyositis (autoimmune disease), neurological disease involving motor neuron such as ALS, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory polyneuropathy. Endocrine disease such as severe hypothyroidism or adrenal insufficiency, and more. The differential is very wide. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any diseases that can affect the muscular system?

Please tell me if there are any diseases that can affect the muscular system?

Yes: There are many conditions that can affect the muscles in the body. It can be primary muscle diseases or diseases of the nerves or blood supply to the muscles. See your doctor for an exam and evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What problem of the muscular system is an inherited disorder?

What problem of the muscular system is an inherited disorder?

Many of them: Many problems of the muscular system can be inherited. There are hundreds if not thousands of genes that are important in the function of our muscles: skeletal muscle (=muscles we use every day to move), heart muscle and smooth muscle (e.g. Muscles in our intestinal system and blood vessels). All those muscle types can be affected by a genetic condition. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the muscular system helps to regulates body temperature?

Can you tell me how the muscular system helps to regulates body temperature?

Muscle temperature: Muscle work generates heat. Heat increases body temp. If you do not sweat to cool when room temp is above 98 F you die from heat stroke. ...Read more

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How can anorexia affect the muscular system?

How can anorexia affect the muscular system?

Eating do: Anorexia & bulimia lead to complications as noted in the diagram. ...Read more

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How does evening primrose oil help the nervous or muscular system?

How does evening primrose oil help the nervous or muscular system?

It doesn't: Hi. Be very wary of claims made by snake oil salespeople. They're very happy to scam you and take your money. There is no evidence evening primrose does ANYTHING except make pretty flowers. ...Read more

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How does immobility of the muscular and skeletal systems occur?

How does immobility of the muscular and skeletal systems occur?

Several ways.: Injury, disease (stroke), treatment (cast), severe mental illness like depression or catatonic states. What specifically do you want to know? ...Read more

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Which experts treat the muscular and skeletal system?

Which experts treat the muscular and skeletal system?

Musculoskeletal issu: Family Docs are typically first point of contact for vast majority of conditions & complaints, including musculoskeletal. In fact, we probably see more back pain complaints than all other specialties combined. Sports Medicine, Orthopedics & Pain Management are also involved in treating musculoskeletal conditions. ...Read more

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How do the muscular and respiratory systems work together?

How do the muscular and respiratory systems work together?

See below: Both systems help us breathe. Muscles are the diaphragm and intercostal muscles - for normal breathing. As the diaphragm drops down and the ribs expand, the lungs also expand, taking in air, and oxygen along with. When the diaphragm rises, and the intercostals relax, the chest wall recoils, causing the lungs to recoil causing air to move out - and CO2 along with it. ...Read more

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How do the skeletal, muscular, nervous, and cardiovascular system work together?

How do the skeletal, muscular, nervous, and cardiovascular system work together?

Works in Harmony: Quite a question for 400 characters or less! The human body (and all plants and animals in nature for that matter) are complex systems that work in balance with their environment. There are structural components (musculo / skeletal) as well as energetic and regulatory components (gi/ cardiovascular / neuro) with multiple layers of feedback systems to allow the organism to thrive. ...Read more

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What body systems to the becker, ducheene and oculopharyngeal affect? (muscular dystrophies)

Various systems: The most serious issues with the muscular dystrophies involves the heart and breathing. The heart muscle and conduction system can be defective with serious consequence. Breathing system may be affected with risk aspiration and pneumonia. Some have mild learning problems. Many have orthopedic issues due to muscle imbalance and contractures and scoliosis. Vision and hearing may be affected. ...Read more

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Does colon cancer effect respiratory, muscular or any other systems?

Does colon cancer effect respiratory, muscular or any other systems?

Possible: Colon cancer can spread to the abdomen. Liver, lung and bone. The spread to the live is most common. This tumor can also spread to the brain in rare cases. ...Read more

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What is the best food to eat in case of welling to build muscular body and losing fats after working out in the gym?

What is the best food to eat in case of welling to build muscular body and losing fats after working out in the gym?

Whole foods: You want to eat a good mix of natural whole foods. Anything that is processed is likely to have artificial or altered ingredients. You should try to get 1/2 to 3/4 a gram of protein for every pound of lean body weight per day. Then get plenty of healthy fats like coconut or olive oil. Lastly keep your total carbohydrate intake under 150 grams per day. ...Read more

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On&off left-sided chest pain during exercise today. Went away every time I stopped. How do I know if this is muscular related vs cardiac?

On&off left-sided chest pain during exercise today. Went away every time I stopped. How do I know if this is muscular related vs cardiac?

A health care: Professional can order an exercise stress test for you and look for characteristic EKG changes or nuclear imaging that will differentiate the nature of your chest pain. It is unlikely that an 18 year old would have coronary artery disease but if you are concerned then make an appointment for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is a high protein diet really the best for working out / getting more muscular?

Is a high protein diet really the best for working out / getting more muscular?

Protein diet: One does not really need a high protein diet to be more muscular. Exercise or working out builds muscular mass. ...Read more

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A lump above my left ankle has formed since I started working out on the eliptical. Is this a muscular problem?

A lump above my left ankle has formed since I started working out on the eliptical. Is this a muscular problem?

It may: Have nothing to do with your working out. It can be anything from a benign lesion le a ganglion, but lumps need to be examined and often biopsies for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Will Abilify (aripiprazole) take away some if the muscular rigidity gotten from other ssri medications now stopped bc it is a partial dopa/sero antagonist?

Will Abilify (aripiprazole) take away some if the muscular rigidity gotten from other ssri medications now stopped bc it is a partial dopa/sero antagonist?

I am not sure the: Ssri has caused muscular rigitity. It likely hasn't helped much, with your level of tissue problems. Consider an snri, like cymbalta, which helps pain and mood. Abilify (aripiprazole) will not cure muscular rigitity. It's mechanism is unlikely to cause more but it could. Do you sleep poorly at night or grind your teeth? If so, needs management. Sleep key to muscular health, Clonazepam 1 mg at bed may help. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right hip im not sure if it is joint pain or muscular I was training for a marathon but have stopped due to the pain no run for 2 mo?

Where is the pain: Exactly where and when is the pain, the hip area is big and could be the joint or the bursa.
If you were running and was agravated by running, walk or jog (deep end of the pool with a floating vest), continue the benefits of running with help of boujancy and no strain. ...Read more

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What happens if you`re on steroids will your body just get bigger, like fatter or more muscular indeed?

What happens if you`re on steroids will your body just get bigger, like fatter or more muscular indeed?

No: There are two types of steroids. Anabolic Steroids can when combined with exercise and diet cause rapid muscle growth. The problem with "juicing" is that it leads to a lot of serious problems later on. Cancer is one of them.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, many times Mr. Universe, never used any drugs to train and today enjoys excellent health. Do the work. Eat right. Skip the juice. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get a more muscular body physique?

How to get a more muscular body physique?

Choice of friends: Anybody here can tall you about resistance training, numbers of reps and sets, and diet to be lean and defined. Creatine and an electronic muscle stimulator unit if okay with your physician are things to add. Avoid steroids & supplement scams. But the key is go begin visiting a gym, ask advice of the other people, have them see you are trying hard & they'll guide you & give you a new focus. ...Read more

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Are there any tests to figure out if I have a muscular imbalance?

Are there any tests to figure out if I have a muscular imbalance?

Sports training: A kinesiologist or specialist in sports physics can pick these up easily in an elite athlete. A specialist in rehab medicine / physical therapy may note this in a patient. For healthy non-athletes, it's unlikely that one muscle in an opposing pair will be overdeveloped at the cost of its opposite, from the activities of daily living, and this is not a physician focus. ...Read more

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M a weed smoker...... N I wanna have a gud muscular body..... Wat should I do.....?

M a weed smoker...... N I wanna have a gud muscular body..... Wat should I do.....?

Identity: The first thing you need to do is decide whether your identity is "a weed smoker, " [what you call yourself here] or "a healthy person." the 2 are in conflict. If you're "weed smoker" first and foremost, you won't be committed do do what it takes to create the "gud muscular body." smoking anything also reduces your cardiovascular and lung capacity -- marijuana can decrease motivation as well. ...Read more

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Can muscular dexorify make a person tired?

Can muscular dexorify make a person tired?

What did you do?: "detoxification" schemes are not evidence-based medicine, but are mostly scams peddled by people who capitalize on the public's fear of chemicals and microbes. Some of them can end you up in the intensive care unit. If you are interested in holistic / complementary medicine, get with a trustworthy, evidence-based practitioner. If you're symptomatic, get with your own physician now. ...Read more

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Does a more muscular neck mean a shorter one?

Does a more muscular neck mean a shorter one?

No: No disrespect is intended; just measure it. A shorter neck will often show / develop the muscles better. ...Read more