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Doctor insights on: Building Inner Chest Muscles

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I read more muscle burns more fat. have man boobs. checked=not Gynocemastia=fat. Would building muscle in pecs burn fat locally at chest? Benchpress?

I read more muscle burns more fat. have man boobs. checked=not Gynocemastia=fat. Would building muscle in pecs burn fat locally at chest? Benchpress?

Nope: Bench press is of course a specific pectoral exercise you want to rotate into your weight training, however, it will not " burn fat locally." Weight training plus cardio combined with healthy diet are key. You just have to lose the weight! ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What kind of lifts should I do to target the inner upper chest muscles?

What kind of lifts should I do to target the inner upper chest muscles?

Butterflies,: Push-ups, military presses, presses,pull-ups, all work the upper body. There are many more, discuss with a trainer so you can be coached in proper technique. Read trusty weight training books (no emphasis on supplements) and find out multiple ways to strengthen and tone all muscle groups. ...Read more

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What should I do to it and approximately how long should I rest it? I have kicked a soccer ball not stretching properly and i feel my inner thigh muscle so tight from my knee to my hip. I feel lil contraction lifting my knee toward my chest

What should I do to it and approximately how long should I rest it? I have kicked a soccer ball not stretching properly and i feel my inner thigh muscle so tight from my knee to my hip. I feel lil contraction lifting my knee toward my chest

You : You are most likely having a severe muscle spasm. You can try ice, advil, (ibuprofen) and very gentle stretching. A physical therapist may be helpful. The other thing we always worry about with leg pain however i will mention, and that is a blood clot. If you have any history of clots, or have swelling, severe pain, increased pain when the leg is down, chest pain, or shortness of breath, then you must go to the er to evaluate it. ...Read more

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Could building chest by means of push ups affect growth of height?

Could building chest by means of push ups affect growth of height?

No: No . Doing push-ups will not affect height. It will increase pec and triceps strength and girth. Good Luck! ...Read more

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Dull, but slowly building pain in chest around sternum. Eventually left. What is it?

Dull, but slowly building pain in chest around sternum. Eventually left. What is it?

Many possibilities: In many cases, this is related to muscles or ligaments in the chest however depending on your age, other symptoms and risk factors for heart disease and other ailments you might need an evaluation for a heart, lung or stomach problem. See your doctor soon about these symptoms and if they are persistent or progressive, along with symptoms like shortness of breath or dizziness, go to ER. ...Read more

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Sir I have also chest problem..Like gynecomastia..Because iam use steroid for body building...What should I do for reduce that..Please help me sir?

Sir I have also chest problem..Like gynecomastia..Because iam use steroid for body building...What should I do for reduce that..Please help me sir?

Stop steroids: Seriously. Stop the steroids! that is one of the most common side effects. Plus Anabolic steroids for body building cause many other health problems like heart disease, acne, small testicles, infertility, aggression, etc. Stop the steroids, the gynecomastia will resolve. ...Read more

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I have a lot of green mucus building up in my nose and chest. It is getting harder to breathe. What kind of medicine should I take?

I have a lot of green mucus building up in my nose and chest. It is getting harder to breathe. What kind of medicine should I take?

Over the counter med: Saline nasal sprays or irrigation may be helpful to wash out your nose and sinuses. Mucinex (guaifenesin) may also be helpful as well. Follow the directions on the box and make sure you drink plenty of water to help the medicine work. ...Read more

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My anxiety is through the roof today. I can feel the chest tightness building. Don't want to take anti depressants. What do you suggest?

My anxiety is through the roof today.  I can feel the chest tightness building. Don't want to take anti depressants. What do you suggest?

Call a friend: Anxiety is overwhelming. You can feel so alone. So scared and so helpless, you are not, however. Take control of the situation and your disease. You are a fantastic person and can control this. Learn to deep breathe when the attacks occur. Plan with a friend/family member when your anxiety comes that you can contact them. Many insurances have a nurses hotline you can contact. Use it. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pains in chest and have alot of gas building up also pains in my back and increased heart rate and dizzy sometimes and also I'm underweight ?

Pains in chest and have alot of gas building up  also pains in my back and increased heart rate and dizzy sometimes and also I'm underweight ?

GI vs Chest: Sean, The Chest discomfort may be due to many etiologies, but are more likely due to possible Gastroesphogeal Reflux Disorder. It is also likely that you may have developed an occult heart problems, but in your age group this is more unlikely. It is strongly advisable to see your local Family or Internal Medicine physician for evaluation & examination early this week. ...Read more