A 46-year-old member asked:
is physical activity ever bad for your health?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Stephen Southard answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Very much so: Remember, there is always such a thing of too much of a good thing. In fact, there is an evolving body of evidence that prolonged(over many years) vigorous exercise may be harmful ... even in regards to long-term survival! "Overexercising" more commonly acutely presents as fatigue, persistent muscle soreness, extreme sleepiness, depression, and difficulty concentrating.
Answered on Mar 21, 2015
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