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Insulin Resistance May Cause Weak Bones by A4M Posted Mon 15 Jul 2013 10:07pm Posted on July 12, 2013, 6 a.m. in Metabolic Syndrome Bone and Dental Bone Structure - image from Shutterstock Insulin resistance -- even if it ha ... Read on »
Stress Fractures Caused by Weak Muscles and Over-Striding by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 11:34am One of the most common injuries in runners is a stress fracture of the lower leg (tibia) because running fast causes the foot to hit the ground with tremendous force that can shatter bones. A study from the University of Minnesota shows that women with stress fractures do not have weaker bones, they have smaller and weaker calf muscles (Medicine ... Read on »
How Whiplash Trauma Causes Weak Muscles by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Fri 15 Jun 2012 12:00am We have been providing treatment for whiplash in San Francisco for over 20 years. One of the classic signs of whiplash trauma to the neck or low back is weak muscles in the arm or legs (see explanation below). So therefore muscle testing is one of the primary tools we use for assessing whiplash patients and monitoring progress. W ... Read on »
Inability to chew properly can cause weakness, frailty in older people by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:03pm Many older people are so weak that they move slowly, are terribly uncoordinated and often fall and break their bones. A study from France shows that part of this problem can be caused by faulty chewing ( American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , May 2007). As almost all people age, they lose muscle tissue and become weaker. Muscles are ... Read on »
Newport Beach Chiropractor: An Abnormal Neck Posture Can Cause a Weak Immune System by DrNona Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 11:44am Normal Cervical Spine (neck) Your neck is not only directly attached to your brain (which controls everything) but also holds very important nerves within the spine in that region. These nerves directly communicate with extremely important areas in your brain. A normal Cervical spine (neck) has a 45 degree curve in it, and the nerves sitti ... Read on »
Lack of Exercise, Not Aging, Causes Weakness and Loss of Muscle in Older People by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Mar 2012 9:34pm Aging does not cause you to lose muscles. Loss of muscle is caused by lack of exercise. You can preserve both muscle size and strength by continuing to exercise a long as you live. Compare the MRIs of the legs of 40- and 70-year-old triathletes, and a 70-year-old non-exerciser: The dark areas are muscle ... Read on »
Mild hypophosphatemia: Does it really cause muscle weakness? by Matt S. Posted Mon 25 Oct 2010 12:03pm I recently saw a patient with proximal muscle weakness and mild hypophosphatemia, and I wondered whether a serum phosphorous level of 2.2 mg/dL could be the cause. We know that moderate hypophosphatemia is associated with skeletal and smooth muscle dysfunction. Acute hypophosphatemia can lead to rhabdomyolysis, especially in those with chronic ... Read on »
Libraries As Haven For The Homeless, Back Pain Causing MS Like Weakness In My Legs by Jughead Patient Expert Posted Fri 29 Apr 2011 12:00am Went this morning to the library, a lot of the guys from the shelter congregate there, had a few things planned to try and help with paperwork. Thought that was an odd place for homeless dudes to hang out, how repulsive was that thought? The library holds as many things for the homeless, maybe more. Libraries are a good place to charge cell p ... Read on »
A Weak Core Causes A Power Shortage by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 10 Feb 2009 10:09am Powerful athletic movements initiate with or transfer through your core area. For example, the best way to increase arm speed is that power needs to be transferred from your legs through your core to your throwing arm. This will increase your arm speed and throwing miles-per-hour (MPH). Many athletes have strong, powerful legs but weak cores...... ... Read on »
Another weak study “proves” vaccines cause autism by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Sep 2009 10:12pm 1 Comment I am constantly amazed at the low level of proof people use to demonstrate that vaccines cause autism. Case in point, David Kirby and his recent post on the Age of Autism blog (and, a I write this, The Huffington Post). He takes an abstract from a poster session and declares victory in the war to prove vaccines cause autism. Here’s t ... Read on »