, I want to ask .. my mother recently complained that her back cervical vertebrae hurt and feels short of breath. What are the indications? Please answer, thank you.
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Pain in the cervical vertebrae accompanied by shortness of breath can be caused by many factors, can be interrelated, or may not. Frequently, pain and shortness of breath is not a dangerous condition and can be improved with several types of drugs accompanied by a healthy lifestyle. However, it could also, this condition arises due to a more serious disease that requires further management from a doctor.
Pain in the back of the cervical vertebrae can occur due to disorders of the curvature of the spine, for example due to scoliosis, lordosis, or kyphosis. It could also be, nerve problems, such as nerve pain, diabetes, post-herpetic neuralgia, multiple sclerosis, or lack of neurotrophic vitamins and minerals trigger this pain. In addition, pain in the back of the neck can also arise due to hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, post-injury, rheumatoid arthritis, somatoform disorders, or spread of pain from internal organs, such as GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), bronchitis, heart attacks, and so on.
Meanwhile, shortness of breath, often occurs associated with disorders of the respiratory system (for example asthma, bronchitis, or pneumonia) or digestive system (for example GERD, gastritis, gastric ulcer). But it could also, shortness arises due to heart problems, panic attacks, allergies, side effects of drugs, kidney disorders, and many other causes.
You should ask your mother to check her complaints directly to a doctor or a specialist in internal medicine. Depending on the suspicion of the disease, the doctor can give your mother a variety of treatments, for example by administering drugs or by supporting examinations, such as x-rays, ultrasound, heart records, laboratories, endoscopy, and so on. With a comprehensive examination, of course your mother's condition can be dealt with thoroughly without leaving dangerous complications.
At this time, you can try the following steps first:
Compress your mother's sore neck with warm water, avoid massaging or massage it carelessly Help your mother to do daily activities, don't let her bend over too long, lift things that are too heavy If your mother has a history of allergies, keep her from triggering her allergies If there is the thing he is worried about or afraid of, help him find a solution Remind your mother to eat more regularly, don't be late, drink more Allow your mother to rest more, don't overactivate. Don't just give your mother a drug. Hope it helps.