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Exercise is an important component of any fibromyalgia treatment plan. According to a Brazilian study recently published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology , belly dancing can be a good exercise option for people with fibromyalgia.
Study Design and Result
A total of 80 female fibromyalgia patients between the ages of 18 to 65 took part in the study. Half (40) of the women were randomly assigned to a dance group while the other half remained on a waiting list. Those in the dance group participated in a one-hour class twice a week for 16 weeks.
Participants were evaluated for pain, function, quality of life, depression, anxiety and self image at baseline, 16 weeks and 32 weeks by an assessor who did not know whether or not they had participated in the dance classes.
Patients who took part in the belly dance classes showed significant improvement in pain, sleep pattern, functional capacity and self-image from baseline to 32 weeks. The researc...
Eagle-Barrett syndrome; Triad syndrome; Urethral obstruction malformation sequence
Weak abdominal muscles can cause:
"Little Buddha" appearance
Delay in sitting and walking
Urinary tract problems can cause difficulty urinating.
Signs and tests
A woman who is pregnant with a baby who has prune belly syndrome may not have enough amniotic fluid (oligohydramnios). This can cause the infant to have lung problems.
An ultrasound done during pregnancy may show that the baby has a swollen bladder or enlarged kidney.
In some cases, a pregnancy ultrasound may also help determine if the baby has:
Bone/muscle (musculoskeletal) abnormalities
Stomach and intestinal problems
The following tests may be performed on the baby after birth to diagnose the condition:
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