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why do you get more veins after lifting weights

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Result of Wt loss!: It is due to loss of fat under the skin, and as the underlying muscles get bigger with training, the veins become prominent. The veins are located jus ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
They are most likely: due to vascular increase that accompanies hard exercise . As long as you have no headaches, these veins are dilated not growing as your history implie ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ouderkirk
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Spider veins: The main factors that contribute to spider veins are genetics and obesity. Standing for long periods can contribute, but much less so. If genetic firs ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Consider sclero: Sclerotherapy, which is the injection of the spider veins with a special solution, is a good way to get rid of the ugly veins, and improve the cosmeti ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Calisthenics: Mr. Wahlberg (photo) transformed his body while he was doing jail time without lifting a single weight. It's the intensity of the workout. My favorite ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bailie
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: change up our workout every 4 weeks
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nall
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Knotty Shins: Depends on the type of lifting you're doing. I imagine any exercise that activates the muscles over the shins could cause them to spasm. That area c ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Head movement: It is not the weight lifting but change in head and body position during weight lifting that triggers the dizziness. ( positional vertigo) see a neuro ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Doing pushups and weight lifting may result in larger pectoralis muscles, which could cause your breasts to protrude more, giving the illusion of brea ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Crane
26 years experience Podiatry
Depends : Really depends on what you are currently doing. Add 10% each week. That is increasing intensity or duration. Cardio 3 days weights 2 days stretching/y ... Read More

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