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Can lhermittes sign be from excessive exercise? Ex.Stair running, sit ups, weight lifting, sprints, etc?

Can lhermittes sign be from excessive exercise? Ex.Stair running, sit ups, weight lifting, sprints, etc?

Lhermitte phenomenon: Is a transient sensory symptom described as an electric shock radiating down the spine or into the limbs w/ flexion (forward movement) of the neck, but can occur with the least movement of the head or neck. Most frequently encountered in ms, can also be seen with other lesions of the cervical cord ( tumors, cervical disc herniation, myelopathy and following trauma). ...Read more

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Hip is in large amount of pain from excessive running. What might this mean? Will it go away over time or do I need to see a chiropractor? On Track

Hip is in large amount of pain from excessive running. What might this mean? Will it go away over time or do I need to see a chiropractor? On Track

Stretching and rest: Consider rest and some stretches designed for your hip issue. You might be well served to possibly see a physical therapist. But an orthopedic Dr. may be first priority if problem does not simmer down. You may have something in your hip that is injured and needs more than conservative treatment. ...Read more

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Problem of running nose after exercise?

Problem of running nose after exercise?

Probably: exercise induced rhinitis. This is a form, and more common than you think, of non-allergic rhinitis. It appears to be related to hyperactivity of "cholinergic" glands. Review this with your doctor as there are treatments. Alternatively, it also could be related to an exposure in your exercise environment too. ...Read more

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Does high intake of sugar leads to muscle cramps while running or doing exercise?

Does high intake of sugar leads to muscle cramps while running or doing exercise?

Yes: It can cause cramps while lying down as well. It causes a spike in Insulin which drives potassium into the cells and the blood potassium goes down decreasing its availability for uptake into muscles resulting in cramping. ...Read more

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Cold sweats, sweat running down my side during the day. No excessive activity; just sitting in class.

Cold sweats, sweat running down my side during the day. No excessive activity; just sitting in class.

Frustrating: Sorry, as frustrating as that is, it is probably normal, due to hormones, stress, and your age. If any other symptoms, should see a dr for once-over. ...Read more

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I have episodes of excessive sweating during normal walking and running that resolve during rest. Causes?

I have episodes of excessive sweating during normal walking and running that resolve during rest. Causes?

Ask your DR: Hyperhidrosis may occur as a genetic trait or it may be part of a problem such as chronic anxiety or overactive thyroid or excessive Adrenalin (epinephrin) or certain tumors or toxins or meds. If you are very large you will sweat more as your body struggles to avoid over-heating. It may be that you will have less sweating if you exercise enough to improve your fitness or if you slim down, preferab ...Read more

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Do running reduces weight?

Do running reduces weight?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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Does jogging in hot weather increase your weight loss?

Does jogging in hot weather increase your weight loss?

Water balance: Exercise in hot weather will make you sweat more. This level of water loss/dehydration may give you a temporary weight loss, but this will go away after hydration. Probably best not to overfocus on day to day/hour to hour weight, and focus on the bigger picture of your overall health: exercise (strength, endurance, flexibility), diet, hydration, stress reduction, etc. ...Read more

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How to minimize excessive sweating caused by stress?

How to minimize excessive sweating caused by stress?

Sweating & Stress: Best way is to work on your stress. What are you sensitive to? What seems to trigger it? How do you respond? Psychotherapy can help you explore these areas and learn to deal with them so that your body won't have to go into sympathetic overdrive (with sweating). See your family doctor to look @ overall health. If needed, certain medications can help also. Relaxation exercises on your own. ...Read more

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Can excessive squatting cause hip burcitus?

Can excessive squatting cause hip burcitus?

Hip Bursitis: Yes, the most common causes of bursitis are repetitive motions or positions that irritate the bursae around a joint. The most common bursas involved around the hip are at the greater trochanteric area were the hip abductors cross to insert. Also the anterior hip has the iliopectineal bursa under the iliopsoas muscle (this is a hip flexor). ...Read more

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Toddler sneezing constantly and running temperature?

URI: Sneezing usually related to allergen exposure or viral URI with irritation of nasal passage from mucus. Temperature means body fighting an infection - can have fever for viral upper respiratory infection ("cold") or if coughing, a bronchitis or pneumonia. Please see your pediatrician as needed. ...Read more

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How do u get rid of face fat? Is running one of the ways I can get rid of face fat? Help

How do u get rid of face fat? Is running one of the ways I can get rid of face fat? Help

Lose weight...: Unless you opt to have a cosmetic procedure done, you can not lose fat specifically in your face without making the lifestyle changes to lose overall body fat. Running will burn calories and when used with a healthy diet, proper sleep, and stress reduction it is a great way to manage your body fat. ...Read more

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Too much running 2 km daily cause low testosterone?

Too much running 2 km daily cause low testosterone?

Seems unlikely: While exercise can indeed cause abnormal hormonal levels, it is hard to imagine that 2k a day being enough to cause any real change in your testosterone level. I would seek advice from a physician to look into other causes of lowered testosterone levels. ...Read more

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Suffering tightness in calf when climbing several flights of stairs, or running up hills. Tightness goes after rest, or walking or running on level?

Suffering tightness in calf when climbing several flights of stairs,  or running up hills. Tightness goes after rest, or walking  or running on level?

Clarification?: This sounds like intermittent claudication or leriche syndrome in which there is not enough blood or (circulation) to the legs during activity. I recommend seeing a doctor and checking the arterial circulation in the aorta and the lower extremities. ...Read more

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What causes excessive thirst, weight loss, dry mouth, fatigue?

What causes excessive thirst, weight loss, dry mouth, fatigue?

Could be diabetes: - with the classic "three "p"s present. Polydipsia, polyphagia, polyuria. Do you have a an appetite and consume large quantities of food and still are losing weight? Are you urinating very frequently? Of course other conditions can cause xerostomia, weight loss, and fatigue. So the best approach is to see a pcp and have a workup. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of returning to heavy endurance running too soon after concussion? Can excessive exertion cause brain damage?

What are the dangers of returning to heavy endurance running too soon after concussion? Can excessive exertion cause brain damage?

Yes: dangerous until completely gone since you can rattle the brain when it is inflamed or shaken already and easily cause more damage, needs time too recover probably a week or so but ready when no headaches and can run a block without pain ...Read more

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