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What is the definition or description of: Excessive exercising?

What is the definition or description of: Excessive exercising?

Creating problems: Excessive exercise can be defined as a very high level of physical activity that creates a medical problem, either physical or mental. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or ...Read more


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How much you think I could lose during 3 days of fasting and excessive exercising?

How much you think I could lose during 3 days of fasting and excessive exercising?

Not a good goal: Perhaps 3-4 pounds but why would you want to lose a lot of weight by fasting & exercising? You won't be able to keep it off & might induce an electrolyte imbalance, a potentially dangerous condition. Speaking as one of the physicians on this website i cannot support activities that can endanger people's health. Your idea is such an activity. I hope that other physicians on healthtap agree. ...Read more

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Does excessive exercising affect appetitie or food consumption?

Does excessive exercising affect appetitie or food consumption?

Yes: Excessive exercising can decrease appetite immediately after exercise. However, after a period of rest and cooldown generally the appetite will increase. Consumption is not necessarily related because it can be controlled by the person in question. However, when energy stores are depleted, hormones are activated which increase appetite. ...Read more

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Possible negative effects of excessive exercising other than aches?

Possible negative effects of excessive exercising other than aches?

Several: Excessive exercise can lead to fatigue, injuries including strains, sprains, and fractures, or more serious problems like muscle breakdown. Exercise, like everything else, even healthy things, should be done wisely and judiciously and not to excess. ...Read more

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Would excessive exercising contribute to getting your period early?

Would excessive exercising contribute to getting your period early?

Yes: Significant exercise can alter your cycle. Delayed or early menses can result from the stress of excessive exercise. ...Read more

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Can to much exercise affect body?

Can to much exercise affect body?

Yes, adversely!: Over exercise has significant potential harm. It does not allow time for the body to heal. It can induce osteoporosis, amenorrhea in women, low testosterone in males. It is usually a type of oc behavior in most, and just ignorance in others. Listen to your body. It will tell you if you are overtraining! ...Read more

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Both my arms pain all the time. If u gym or do to much exercise then i cant even move the and pain pain is then more than terrible ?

Both my arms pain all the time. If u gym or do to much exercise then i cant even move the and pain pain is then more than terrible ?

Arm pain: that severe indicates the need for you to see your doctor. Nerve damage MAY be one explanation or you man need some physical therapy. After you know what is going on medically, ask a trainer at your gym about a program that meets your needs. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Hi my hips are wasting away ,though to much exercise , so i have to have them re coated , so will i be able to get back to full fitness ? thanks

Hi my hips are wasting away ,though to much exercise , so i have to have them re coated , so will i be able to get back to full fitness ? thanks

Anorexia?: I am worried about your health. If you are wasting away from too much exercise, then you will not be able to get back to full fitness until you address THAT problem. Do you think you are overweight? See a psychologist first and foremost! Then you can get your game plan for full fitness! ...Read more

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Can exercising excessively without using steroids affect a man's fertility?

Can exercising excessively without using steroids affect a man's fertility?

No: it really should not. but not just steroids also supplements that affect testosterone do the same thing as steroids. but the exercise itself should not be an issue ...Read more

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My left part of the lower oblique hurts when I do excessive jumping when exercising, did i pulled a muscle there or what? What can I do?

Oblique strain: The oblique muscles are located between the lower ribs and pelvis, on both the left and right side. They work together to produce twisting movements or side bending of the trunk. Symptoms may include ; tightness and pain in the region of the lower ribs, treatment - consists of rest, ice, and compression. Healing times range from 3-4 weeks. Your md may order physical therapy for prolonged cases. ...Read more

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I get dehydrated too much.I sweat a lot normally&excessive sweating while exercising.No diabetes.Thirsty even after drinking water.How do I avoid it

I get dehydrated too much.I sweat a lot normally&excessive sweating while exercising.No diabetes.Thirsty even after drinking water.How do I avoid it

Replenish electrolyt: Make sure you are also replacing lost electrolytes as well. If you are sweating a lot an electrolyte drink like Gatorade could help along with the water. ...Read more

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I managed to shed excess fat through good diet and exercising but i can't seem to flatten my stomach completely. Any advice to help achieve my goal?

I managed to shed excess fat through good diet and exercising but i can't seem to flatten my stomach completely. Any advice to help achieve my goal?

Inner fat: An workouts can help.... Shredding another bit if fat can help with an definition as often then you are getting rid of mesentaric fat (inner stomach fat). ...Read more

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I tak 20mg citalopram, when at gym or exercising i sweat excessively which is very embarassing, how can I reduce this please? Thank u

I tak 20mg citalopram, when at gym or exercising i sweat excessively which is very embarassing, how can I reduce this please? Thank u

Communicate: It is always good to communicate with the prescribing physician regarding the side effects you may be experiencing. If the excessive sweating is related to the celexa, (citalopram) your physician may suggest altering the time of day the medication is dosed or splitting the dose. If the condition persists, there may be other antidepressants for you to trial. ...Read more

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I haven't had a period in July or this month. When my period was due I spotted once then nothing. I started exercising but not excessively. Help! ?

I haven't had a period in July or this month. When my period was due I spotted once then nothing.  I started exercising but not excessively. Help! ?

Some thoughts...: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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Antihistaminic pills help excessive redness on face while exercising? Should I take them right before exercise?related to my urticaria ?

Antihistaminic pills help excessive redness on face while exercising? Should I take them right before exercise?related to my urticaria ?

There is no reason-: -not 2 take them. The redness may B due 2 the underlying urticaria & not the Ahist. As far as when, it should B driven by when U usually get the , if as soon as U exert Urself, take them about an hour B4 Ur workout so the effect is well in place. U should kno what sets them off so time it accordingly. ...Read more

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I started exercising and clean eating beginning of jan. Now have excessive clear watery discharge with no smell w/ spotting and cramping what's wrong?

I started exercising and clean eating beginning of jan. Now have excessive clear watery discharge with no smell w/ spotting and cramping what's wrong?

See your doc: First congratulations on the healthy choices you are making with exercise and diet. Please know that these lifestyle changes have nothing to do with your current symptoms. It does sound like you may have a possible infection. Definitely need to have this checked out. ...Read more

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How can i speed up puberty naturally? I'm 16 & male. Im 5'2 and weigh115 lb. I've started drinking excess milk, vitamin supplements , and exercising .

How can i speed up puberty naturally? I'm 16 & male. Im 5'2 and weigh115 lb. I've started drinking excess milk, vitamin supplements , and exercising .

See pediatrician.: Drinking an abundance of milk and vitamin pills won't help. There is no way to "speed up" puberty naturally. However, if you have a hormonal imbalance, a pediatrician will be able to determine if you have delayed puberty for a reason. If one of your hormones is low, it can be supplemented medically. Once you fully enter puberty, your height will likely increase. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Fisher
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Excessive Airway Mucus Secretion (Definition)

My definition is mucus that is so thick and sticky that it can impair the airway esp the larynx and vocal cords One approach is using proteolytic enzymes such as papain and bromelain, such as Clear.ease Increase fluid intake and take ...Read more


Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Exercising Your Brain (Definition)

Word puzzles, daily reading, playing cards, or sudoku... treat your brain like a muscle and keep sharp as you age. Some studies suggest that daily brain exercise is crucial to warding off mental decline, and its benefits ...Read more