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Chronic Heat Therapy for Improving Vascular Health

2015-08-10 17:39:15 | BioPortfolio

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Heat Therapy for Fibromyalgia

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Effects of Various Modalities Water Immersion on Veins

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Water Immersion in Right-Sided Heart Failure: A Pilot Study

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Home-based Leg Heat Therapy

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Cardiac Autonomic Functions During Head-out Immersion and During Head Down Tilt

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Effect of rehydration schedule after four-hour head-out water immersion on running performance and recovery.

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Passive heat therapy protects against endothelial cell hypoxia-reoxygenation via effects of elevations in temperature and circulating factors.

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Practitioner accreditation for the practice of water immersion during labour and birth: Results from a mixed methods study.

Water immersion for labour and birth is an option that is increasingly favoured by women. Australian water immersion policies and guidelines commonly specify that practitioners, such as midwives, must...

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Complications of cardiovascular diseases whose substrate is atherothrombosis continue to occupy leading positions in the structure of mortality worldwide. Peripheral artery diseases (PAD), in particul...

Effect of short-term cold-water immersion on muscle pain sensitivity in elite track cyclists.

To determine the effect of short-term cold-water immersion (CWI) on muscle pain sensitivity after maximal anaerobic power training in track cyclists.

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A condition of the feet produced by prolonged exposure of the feet to water. Exposure for 48 hours or more to warm water causes tropical immersion foot or warm-water immersion foot common in Vietnam where troops were exposed to prolonged or repeated wading in paddy fields or streams. Trench foot results from prolonged exposure to cold, without actual freezing. It was common in trench warfare during World War I, when soldiers stood, sometimes for hours, in trenches with a few inches of cold water in them. (Andrews' Diseases of the Skin, 8th ed, p27)

Non-fatal immersion or submersion in water. The subject is resuscitable.

Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.

Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of diseases or dysfunction of the cardiovascular system or its organs or demonstration of their physiological processes.

A drugless system of therapy, making use of physical forces such as air, light, water, heat, massage, etc. Treatments are often diet- and nutrition-oriented with attention given to the patient's personal history and lifestyle. (From Cassileth, Alternative Medicine Handbook, 1998, p329)

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