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I practice Brazilian jiu jitsu and over the last couple of weeks when someone applies there weight the right side of my chest i get a intense pain?

I practice Brazilian jiu jitsu and over the last couple of weeks when someone applies there weight the right side of my chest i get a intense pain?

Common injury!: Always glad to help a fellow BJJ practitioner! This is a common injury in BJJ. Sometimes in the heat of the moment you don't remember HOW you injured it, only that it hurts the next day! X-ray can rule out a fracture, but usually the only treatment is rest, ice 20 min as needed for the first few days, and taking a break from training till you can at least do a forward roll without pain! ...Read more

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To: orthopedic surgeon Question: Can I return to Brazilian jiu jitsu after a total shoulder replacement? 58 yrs old, able to do bjj now with the severe limitation of an arthritic shoukder.

To: orthopedic surgeon
Question:  Can I return to Brazilian jiu jitsu  after a total shoulder replacement?
58 yrs old, able to do bjj now with the severe limitation of an arthritic shoukder.

Talk to your surgeon: Although a total shoulder will relieve pain, it is susceptible to injury and dislocation. Brazilian jiu jitsu may place a lot of force across your shoulder joint at times. It would be best to discuss your restrictions with your treating surgeon. ...Read more

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Can I do to firm my rear, make it more pert and brazilian?

Can I do to firm my rear, make it more pert and brazilian?

Firm your rear: The squat the squat is the single best exercise for strengthening, toning and shaping the thighs and butt. Not only does it tighten and tone your rear but its the #1 overall exercise for building lean quality muscle! ...Read more

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Are Brazilian waxes safe?

Are Brazilian waxes safe?

Yes.: Though you have to watch out for ingrown hairs as the hair regrows, waxing is safe as long as the wax isn't so hot it burns you! some of the skin in the genital area is quite tender, so there can be irritation regardless of the hair removal technique used. ...Read more

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Hi i'm 19.140 pd 5'5 ft tall and I want to have a Brazilian buttlift I wanted to know should I gain a extra 15pds just for the procedure ?

Hi  i'm 19.140 pd 5'5 ft tall and I want to have a Brazilian buttlift I wanted to know should I gain a extra 15pds just for the procedure ?

Brazilian Butt Lift: I have performed the brazilian butt lift procedure on women weighing 120 pound and 5' 5" tall, so you are not too thin! at 140 pounds you should have enough fat available for redistribution to your buttocks. In fact, the body frame you describe is typical of many of my patients. ...Read more

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I got Brazilian blowout done to my hair. I was given a mask so i could be protected against the fumes. Can i get any long term illness from doing this?

I got Brazilian blowout done to my hair. I was given a mask so i could be protected against the fumes. Can i get any long term illness from doing this?

Yes you can: The brazilian blowout exposes you to formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. The fda chastised the company for misbranding products containing deleterious substances. Some lawsuits have been settled in ca over this: http://www.Womensvoices.Org/2012/02/01/toxic-hair-treatments-lawsuits-settled-on-brazilian-blowout-california-attorney-general-suit-forces-hazard-warning/ i suggest steering clear. ...Read more

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Is the Brazilian wax for everyone?

Is the Brazilian wax for everyone?

Brazilian Wax: Some of the most common side effects that you are putting yourself at risk for when you decide to get a brazilian bikini wax include yeast infections and bacterial infections. Although it is even more rare, there are some instances in which sexually transmitted diseases, such as herpes, have been spread through brazilian bikini waxes. Some other side effects include itchiness and blotchy skin. ...Read more