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Disadvantages Of Gym At Young Age
I get sick very frequently. Every fortnight I get cold and fever. I m a total gym freak with regular gymming. I eat out sometimes. Plz help wot to do?
Fevers: Next time this occurs go to your doctor with a full list of the times this has occurred, the symptoms you experienced, and be prepared to provide a detailed history of your medical conditions, social and sexual background, etc., and to undergo a detailed exam and labs as necessary. Good luck and hope this turns out to be nothing too severe. ...Read more
Give me suggestions about diet plan and exercise to increase my muscle size and strength. I noticed only small development in 6 months of gymming.
Decrease processed carbohydrates, such as bread, pasta, cookies, and so on. Eat well balanced meals, including healthy carbs, fats, and proteins. Drink water.
Do weight intensive exercises with your major muscles, working to do each set to exhaustion. One or two sets, six to eight reps each, once or twice a week, so show excellent results in two months. You may not be using heavy enough weights. ...Read more
Hey, I'm a 16 year old girl with height 5'9.5. Will stationery cycling or aerobics/gymming increase my height further?
Yes, as long as. ..: Yes, enjoying work-out in gym as long as being tolerable and comfortable for you. Of course, realize the good thing always comes with its limitation for an individual; so let common sense rule life. ...Read more
If a person with bipolar disorder is advised not to meditate or gymming. Why would it be? Does the person face difficulty in concentrating?
Puzzling: Usually good diet, exercise and mindfulness are helpful for mood disorders. Perhaps you're one of those folks who such things to excess and your doctor is trying to help you get some balance in your life. Time for you to ask this question directly to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a myomectomy on 12december2012. I was told 4 weeks post op and I can start gymming. Is it too soon? Still feels swollen around the scar.
If ok with surgeon: Different surgeons may have different opinions but I think it is reasonable to begin low impact aerobic exercise and light weights with addition of increasing resistance over the next 3 weeks. Monitor your wound in the progress. It often takes up to 48 hours to assess pain and tenderness after a new exercise regimen do start slowly. Compression garments over the scar may help minimize swelling. ...Read more
Hello. I have recently started gymming under the guidance of a personal trainer. Yesterday was my third session (mostly very lights weights and freestyle - no cardio since I'm quite skinny) and late at night I found a swelling / lump in my right groin. Th
Hey, Doctor I go to Gym daily & have started to INTAKE endura Mass as PROTEIN. Thus Should I take it 1 HOUR before Gymming OR Suddenly after Gymming?
Does not matter:
If you are taking a mixed diet, there is no need for the protein supplement. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Can a obese person with vericose veins go gymming & do high intensity cardio work out or yoga? Do the veins feel extra pressure & worsen vericose vein
Obesity and veins: Obesity and varicose veins is not a contraindication to working out and yoga. In fact, exercise is good for improving venous return which will reduce the venous pressure. Cardio exercises such as spinning, elliptical, biking and stair climbing are better for the veins than pounding exercises such as running. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I underwent laproscopic repair for scrotal inguinal hernia in march 2013. Recently I started gymming with light weights, and I notice a bulge. Help?
Yes: Doing exercise at the gym is fine to do, even with low vitamin d levels. One should contact her doctor if she gets new symptoms during working out at the gym (increasing the intensity of workouts very gradually, makes it less likely to get the aches and pains of "over-use" symptoms. The doctor might prescribe 50, 000 units of vitamin d per week, if a patient is very low on her test results. ...Read more
Not so young: If this is you, you are at a very common age for hypertension to start. The cause is not really known. Exercise and weight loss (if you are overweight) sometimes takes care of it but most people require medication. There are many choices of medication, all quite useful, and your doctor can help you decide. Please don't ignore the problem which can lead to heart attack or stroke later on. ...Read more
It is more severe: And often is genetic. Men, in particular, who start drinking early in life typically have underlying psychiatric issues, strong family histories of alcoholism, and may also have antisocial tendencies with early criminal behaviors (delinquency etc.). Cloninger called these people type 1 alcoholics, and babour called it type a. They are also more likely to be polysubstance abusers than late onset. ...Read more
It all depends: On you and the person who died. Some people consider 50 or 60 old and some consider it old. I know one person who died at 70 and everyone thought she was so young and vibrant. Another person was considered old and to have lived a long life at 50, since she accomplished so much and coped with many medical problems for years. It very general terms we could say that under 40 is young and over 60 old. ...Read more