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My lower back hurts after excercising (body pump class). How long shall I not go to the class, n what's a good cream (tiger balm?) to use?

My lower back hurts after excercising (body pump class). How long shall I not go to the class, n what's a good cream (tiger balm?) to use?

Pain free x 2-3 days: You shouldn't return to exercise until you've been pain free with activities of daily living for at least 2-3 days. Then, do so gradually and avoid painful exercises. I don't find over-the-counter topicals very effective, especially for low back pain where the source of pain is rarely very superficial. Oral anti-inflammatories tend to work more effectively. ...Read more

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I'm a 17year old female and weigh 138 (I am 5'5), is that a normal weight for me?,, I also play tennis,take cycling classes and body pump at the gym..

I'm a 17year old female and weigh 138 (I am 5'5), is that a normal weight for me?,, I also play tennis,take cycling classes and body pump at the gym..

As long as U eat a-: -balanced diet, exercise cardio & strength on alternateing days U should B a lean 138. If U seem 2 B carrying some fat that U would like 2 loose, strength & cardio along with adequate protein intake , the fat will gradually B gone. The exchange of muscle 4 fat means U may not loose weight, but Ur muscles will B more defined & U will look great. ...Read more

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Without pumping my dashing body full with dumb and dangerous pills, how can I get a really good night of sleep?

Without pumping my dashing body full with dumb and dangerous pills, how can I get a really good night of sleep?

Prevention: Not being able to sleep may indicated sleep problems that can be life shortening or life threatening. The only way to know if there are serious problems is with an overnight sleep test. I encourage you to seek help. ...Read more

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Where is an insulin pump placed on the body?

Where is an insulin pump placed on the body?

Insulin pump: It is worn on the outside of your body. Patients can clip it on a belt, put it in their pocket, put it in their bra, and there are even underwear or clothes with pump pockets built in. It is attached to an infusion set on your ABD skin by tubing. Go check out one of the pump websites. One of the best pumps is still the Medtronic pump. Check out this website: www.medtronicdiabetes.com/compare ...Read more

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Is it possible to pump adrenaline into my body at will?

Is it possible to pump adrenaline into my body at will?

You can't: And you wouldn't want to anyway. Let your body do what it's designed for. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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How come water be pumped into the body of a person who is losing blood?

How come water be pumped into the body of a person who is losing blood?

It's not water: What looks like water is actually saline, designed to be similar in electrolyte constitution to blood. It provides a replacement of lost fluid until blood can be obtained. Blood takes a while to obtain and may not be needed if the bleeding can be controlled. That is why saline fluids are used first. ...Read more

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How bad are pre work outs like nitric oxide for your body, for example super pump 250?

How bad are pre work outs like nitric oxide for your body, for example super pump 250?

Depends: Most pre work out drinks have two main purposes and that is to prepare your muscles for the workout and to give you a boost of energy to complete your workout. Keeping that in mind there are many pre workout drinks out there with a vast array of ingredients claiming to give you an edge. What ever drink you choose make sure you drink plenty of water both during and after your workout. ...Read more

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I am really interested to know what foods can cause your adrenaline to pump through your body?

It's not like that.: Adrenaline (epinephrine) is produced in your adrenal glands and is an important signaling molecule in your autonomic nervous system. The word autonomic refers to the fact that it runs automatically, on its own, without any input from us. If you're referring to your energy levels, try a more balanced diet and better rest. ...Read more

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My baby has lumps all around her body and the lumps have little pumps around the big lumps and some are scabbing?

My baby has  lumps all around her body and the lumps have little pumps around the big lumps and some are scabbing?

Infection: See your pediatrician today. This is likely an infection and may require prescription medication. It is also probably contagious so keep the baby away from pregnant women, other babies or people with compromised immune systems (such as the elderly) until you know what it is. ...Read more