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After too much of exhaution like after playin football or swimming my body heats up more than usual resulting in immence headache.?

After too much of exhaution like after playin football or swimming my body heats up more than usual resulting in immence headache.?

Common: I have found this to be common in headache sufferers, most of which are prone to migraines. If it happens every time you exert yourself, may be a good idea to consider migraine prevention treatment, which i find usually avoids stimulous induced headaches. Doubt that your body is actually heating more than most people do, it is probably just your perception because of how you feel. ...Read more

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Had an inguinal hernial 1 month ago which went well, was wondering when can I resume swimming and football?

Had an inguinal hernial 1 month ago which went well, was wondering when can I resume swimming and football?

Depends: While it may depend somewhat on the type of repair done, most hernia experts worldwide have their patients return to normal activity after groin her is repair as tolerated by pain and discomfort. The best thing however is to ask your surgeon for recommendations about your specific case. Best of luck! ...Read more

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In football....What is a stinger?

In football....What is a stinger?

Not a neck injury: A "stinger" is a transient injury to the brachial plexus ( this is a group of nerves after they have left the spinal cord/neck). There should be no neck pain associated. Usually you get a "dead arm" sensation on one side only. It may last a few seconds to days. Weakness is the predominant feature. Some discomfort may be present. If recurrent or weakness persists you need thorough evaluation! ...Read more

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Are there health benefits of gaelic football?

Are there health benefits of gaelic football?

Same as any sport...: It is a demanding sport that requires a lot of running and ball handling skills. The exercise alone is a health benefit. ...Read more

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What is good to eat before a football practice/game?

What is good to eat before a football practice/game?

Carbs before games: You would want to eat a high carbohydrate (c) meal before any athletic competition. C's are a good source of energy which your muscles will need during the work out they get during competition. Depending on how vigorous your activity is, you will likely not gain weight from your c intake. ...Read more

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What can I do to improve speed and strength for football?

What can I do to improve speed and strength for football?

Strengthtraining: Strength training for football depends on your position played, age, development, and where you are now. Off season, you want to increase strength, size, and power. I'd include bench, squat, clean/jerk, snatch, and medicine ball work. Work on core strength. For explosive ability and speed, include plyometrics and ballistics. ...Read more

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What are the most common injuries seen in football players?

What are the most common injuries seen in football players?

Contusions.: Contusions, in other words, bumps and bruises are very common due to the contact involved in football. Sprains and strains to ligaments and muscles/tendons are very common as well. ...Read more