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Doctor insights on: A Sprinter Running A 100 Meter Race Starts At Rest

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I purchased a peak flow meter to monitor my breathing before and after I exercise because I been having some coughing after running. Is it normal to have a reading of 350 at rest. What should I look for when exercising?

I purchased a peak flow meter to monitor my breathing before and after I exercise because I been having some coughing after running. Is it normal to have a reading of 350 at rest. What should I look for when exercising?

Prob. EIA: You almost surely have something called exercise induced asthma. You are 22. Your peak flow rate should be higher but make sure someone is watching you do it. You may be doing it incorrectly. If you indeed have EIA you can take albuterol inhaler just before running and it should stop the coughing and SOB. See your doc and learn about asthma and its management!! ...Read more

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Sprinter with severe aching pains in left hip and severe sharp pain in quad while running. Quad pain dissolves with rest. Hip pain progresses.

Sprinter with severe aching pains in left hip and severe sharp pain in quad while running. Quad pain dissolves with rest. Hip pain progresses.

U R a minor but U--: -need an answer. U must share this with Ur parents! Quad pain may B due 2 overuse, or 2 rapid elevation of Ur program. B sure U have a day of rest after a hard workout. Hip pain is more of a worry. There R conditions such as femoral acetbular impingement, or poor acetabular coverage of the femoral head. A fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon may B able 2 help. Hands on xam+images. ...Read more

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I am having pain in the inner lower inner thigh area. Im a running and need to run a half this sunday. Resting anything else i can do?

Sprain/strain: It sounds as though you have an inguinal strain, or a sprain/strain and resulting inflammation of part of your quads, specifically the "vastus medialis". Ice, scheduled antiinflammatories and gentle stretching are about all you can do. Unfortunately healing takes time, something you do not have much of regarding this. ...Read more

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I run regularly around 2-10km yet my resting pulse has been high at around 90-100 and after running around 160. Why is this?

I run regularly around 2-10km yet my resting pulse has been high at around 90-100 and after running around 160. Why is this?

You need: A cardiac evaluation and to include thyroid testing. I suspect he might have mitral valve prolapse. Dietarily, look into macrobiotics and begin @ my www.Thepmc.Org website. More weightlifting. ...Read more

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My pulse is running at 105 resting, very rarely have caffeine drinks, and i feel tired all the time?

My pulse is running at 105 resting, very rarely have caffeine drinks, and i feel tired all the time?

Tachycardia : There are few reasons for elevated heart rate. Caffeine is one cause. However, some supplements do contain caffeine. Anxiety, stress , or panic disorders can lead to increase in heart rates. Cardiac disorders or thyroid abnormalities, could the cause if your increase heart rate. Check with your provider, so he or she can do the appropriate work up. Do this sooner than later. ...Read more

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How can I stay in shape and healthy when my back and leg hurt at rest, much less walking or running?

How can I stay in shape and healthy when my back and leg hurt at rest, much less walking or running?

Swimming: You do not provide info re diagnosis, but generically, exercising in water removes the stress of gravity, and is usually tolerated far better in pts with similar problems to yours. Not only swimming but water aerobics might help, and a variety of rehab therapists supervise such sessions. Might consider yoga as another direction. ...Read more

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When can I resume running after suffering from peroneal tendonitis? I have been resting for 4 weeks and the pain has fully subsided.

When can I resume running after suffering from peroneal tendonitis? I have been resting for 4 weeks and the pain has fully subsided.

If pain free: You can start running with proper supportive footwear. Start at a very low distance and build up slowly no more then 10% increase in distance from the previous week. You may also need to look into why you got this in the first place (running/gate mechanics, arch anatomy, footwear, etc.). ...Read more