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Crunch Abdominal Exercise
Physical exam: You should see you primary care provider to find out if it is a hernia or a simple separation of the "six pack" muscles without an actual hole, or hernia. The latter is called diastasis recti, and i'm sure you can find photos of this on the internet. Need an exam to find out for sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Does abexercises like ab crunches,leg raises,bicycle crunches..& squats increase intra abdominal pressure & break hymen? I m virgin.
Gastrointestinal : Complaints take a variety of forms -- eructation (belching), flatulence, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bloating, intestinal cramps, and stomachache. Running causes more GI complaints than swimming and cycling. In some studies on marathon runners and triathletes, up to 40 - 50% experienced some form of GI complaint.. ...Read more
OA in neck, upper back spasms. Overhead exercise tightens back. Should I try doing overhead exercises or avoid? Weights OK? Flabby upper arms/obese.
OK to avoid them: First it may help to work with a certified personal trainer to modify an overhead exercises so that they are more "tolerable". Otherwise, no exercise that is done overhead is "necessary". Be reassured that you can readily find alternatives that will be suitable without compromising your the benefits you are receiving. ...Read more
Many causes: The differential includes infectious etiologies, crohns, less likely cancers. If these symptoms persist more than 2 weeks, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
No - it's beneficial: To your health though. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ab exercises: Do you mean shrink in a way to lose weight or mass or shrink the stomach itself ? Many people refer to ' shrinking the stomach' meaning losing weight . To shrink the stomach itself ( so you feel full sooner when eating ) , simply eat less , but enough to sustain your needed caloric expenditure with exercising . ...Read more
1-2/week: We generally like people to lose one to two pounds per week for healthy and meaningful and long lasting weight reduction. ...Read more
Does lifting heavy weights in gym & doing ab exercises increase intra abdominal pressure & cause hymen to break?
Abdominal pain, bloating, irritability, irregular periods, weight gain in abdomen despite diet and exercise? Help!
See your doc: Sounds like you have a lot of symptoms that could be explained related to GI tract, female organ issues or both... See your doc for a detailed history/ physical and some testing... ...Read more
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