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Calories Burned While Fidgeting
Depends!: Depends on how much weight you are using and how many you do and how hard it is to do them. ...Read more
A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more
I hurt my leg today in my softball game, so is there any way to work out and burn calories without killing my leg?
Exercise bicycle.: You can burn a lot of calories on an exercise bicycle, if you can flex your knee enough to make revolutions on the pedals. ...Read more
Who knows?: Pain in your legs muscles can not tell us about how much calories you burned. ...Read more
How many extra calories does the Atkins diet burn? I know that fat is burned instead of carbs on the Atkins diet, but how does that change the amount of calories burned?
Less calories: The important thing about the atkins diet is that you eat very little carbohydrate. As a result you eat more fat. For most people, fat is more satisfying in terms of feeling full than carbs. As a result you eat fewer calories overall and lose weight. Also, when fat is burned it produces ketones. These suppress your appetite as well. The amount of calories burned depends on your activity. ...Read more
Hoping you can tell me, is regular calorie just energy and a fat calorie calories used to burn stored fat?
No: All excess calories can be turned into fat by the body. ...Read more
Rowing: Perhaps you should consider a rowing machine. ...Read more
No way to know: There is no way to know this answer since it would depend on your heart rate and metabolism. ...Read more
Can I burn calories riding stationary bike and is it a good idea with bad knee? I have TKR coming up in February. Also, should I get second opinion? Ty
Yes you can: Biking is usually a good exercise option for those with knee osteoarthritis. It is non-impact and tolerated by most. Honestly, with an upcoming knee replacement, it's unlikely your arthritis will worsen between now and then. The biking can keep your muscles toned and may help you in your rehabilitation after surgery. A second opinion is always a wise idea before undergoing a major surgery. ...Read more
Evaluation Needed: There are a myriad of diagnoses possible so you will need to go to your doctors for a comprehensive evaluation and treated appropriately. ...Read more
Does Amitryptline when mixed with Perphenazine stop your leg from shaking? It shook when I just took Perphenazine by itself.
Leg shaking.: There are different causes for leg shaking. Combination of Amitriptyline and Perphenazine will very unlikely help leg shaking. ...Read more
In situations that I am being tested my mind is at ease but my right leg is violently shaking. What is the problem? What can I do to stop it?
Relaxation training: Many people feel anxious wien being tested, however some people experience it cognitively (thinking), affectively (feeling anxious) or physiologically (body symptoms) or a combination of the above. Learning some relaxation techniques and exercises and rehearsing the being tested situation while using these is something a clinical psychologist could help with. ...Read more
They are probably two different things...If you have abnormal sense of temperature with numbness and tingling in your feet or burning pain...You may have peripheral neuropathy.
As far as the tremor is concerned, they may be qualified further as occurring when at rest, posture holding or with action. ...Read more
Restless leg syndrom: Need to neurologist.Get a more detailed answer ›