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I regularly go to gym.Is it ok to run on incline treadmill?I run for 12 to 14 minutes.

I regularly go to gym.Is it ok to run on incline treadmill?I run for 12 to 14 minutes.

Exercise: Not sure if this is a question one goes to the doctor for. Of course it is fine as long as you are not having too much pain or injury. Not sure what you are really asking. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Gynecomastia (Definition)

Gynecomastia is enlargement of the breast tissue in male patients. A common reason for it is during the puberty. Other causes are secondary to hormonal imbalnce, liver function abnormality, side effect of certain medications or other drugs, excess alcohol consumption and sometimes unknown causes. It would be best to see a breast care provider to work up its causes and ...Read more


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Will going to the gym help lift your breast?

Will going to the gym help lift your breast?

Not really: The breasts are not muscle so tone will not improve there. It has many other good befits but will not lift the breasts. ...Read more

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Will I be able to run after a foot amputation?

Will I be able to run after a foot amputation?

Yes: It depends on your strength and conditioning and the level of amputation. Most people can perform all daily activities and enjoy a regular excercize routine. ...Read more

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Will walking 2.5 miles a day help me lose weight?

Will walking 2.5 miles a day help me lose weight?

Exercise: That will burn about 250 calories per day. The bottom line is that the calories you burn each day will need to exceed the calories that you consume. I heartily encourage you to do that walking Take care. ...Read more

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After ACL repair, will I be able to climb stairs normally, jump, run or dance again?

After ACL repair, will I be able to climb stairs normally, jump, run or dance again?

Yes: Results of acl surgery are generally good but are influenced by overall condition of knee. Associated cartilage damage or unsalvageable (unrepairable) meniscal tearing do definitely adversely affect outcome. In the patient with an isolated acl tear without associated damage 90 some % will return to an active lifestyle. ...Read more

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Will a breast job, hurt me in the long run financially?

Will a breast job, hurt me in the long run financially?

Surgery costs: Many plastic surgeons have financing available for patients. However as with all financial matters you should not over extend yourself financially for surgery. It is also helpful to have a support system of family and friends to help you recovery from surgery. ...Read more

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Will running on treadmill help me lose full body fat?

Will running on treadmill help me lose full body fat?

Yes: Any form of exercise burns calories and helps you lose weight and body fat, as long as you do not eat more calories. ...Read more

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Someone said that running on incline treadmill may lead to injury?Is that true?Iam 17 and run for 12 to 14 minutes.

Someone said that running on incline treadmill may lead to injury?Is that true?Iam 17 and run for 12 to 14 minutes.

Probably Ok: If you are prone to anterior knee pain or patellofemoral problems then running on an incline could aggravate that. If you have no problems, an incline can help increase your cardio endurance as its harder. Make sure you keep your hamstrings stretched out before and after. ...Read more

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In order to lose weight while running, is it best to sprint then walk in intervals?

In order to lose weight while running, is it best to sprint then walk in intervals?

Intensity N duration: The more intensive the work-out/running and longer time will burn more calories. Alternating between jog/walk/sprint provide good balance of cardiovascular and wt management benefits. Start out easy and increase overtime. Chose methods that fit your lifestyle/work/family--living healthy is a life-time commitment. Eat well/sleep well and exercise regularly. See doc regularly too. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I run a faster mile? Are there exercises to breathe more efficiently?

How can I run a faster mile? Are there exercises to breathe more efficiently?

Many things: You can do to train to run a faster mile, though it's tough to create a training program here in this short a paragraph( ...Read more

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Osteomyelitis diagnosis confirmed. Will remove 5th met head. How will this impact my ability to walk/hike long distances? Rehab needed?

Osteomyelitis diagnosis confirmed. Will remove 5th met head. How will this impact my ability to walk/hike long distances? Rehab needed?

Only time will tell: It depends on how much bone is removed, recurrence, healing. Ur surgeon will B able 2 address these questions as time passes. Just the surgery alone does not mean clear painless sailing. The answer will B revealed as time passes. ...Read more

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Will I be able to lose weight and gain muscle by doing dumbbell excercises and running 2 miles a day?

Will I be able to lose weight and gain muscle by doing dumbbell excercises and running 2 miles a day?

If you eat properly: Cardio and weight training can help you lose weight, but only if coupled with proper nutrition and appropriate caloric intake to allow safe fat loss and muscle building. A fitness instructor and nutritionist could work with you and develop a plan best for your specific needs, in conjunction with your regular physician's clearance and input. ...Read more

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Will a person be able to walk normally after knee replacement surgery?

Will a person be able to walk normally after knee replacement surgery?

Yes much better: Total knee replacement is made to reduce pain and improve function. Patients walk much better after recovering from a total knee than they did before total knee surgery. Most walk close to normal or normal once they have fully recovered. ...Read more

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Will running about 2 miles (with some walking) help me to lose weight?

Will running about 2 miles (with some walking) help me to lose weight?

Losing weight: Running two miles will burn approximately 200 calories. There are 3,500 calories per mile. So - will you be running/ walking regularly? ...Read more

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Will you run faster with longer running shorts? Why?

Will you run faster with longer running shorts? Why?

No.: Theoretically, you may run slower and perhaps shorter with heavier clothes on, such as a sweatshirt or heavy long sweatpants, as you'd be running with more weight on your body. But I don't think the length of your running shorts would speed you up, slow you down, or increase your endurance. ...Read more

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Will you run faster with longer running shorts? Why?

Will you run faster with longer running shorts? Why?

No.: Theoretically, you may run slower and perhaps shorter with heavier clothes on, such as a sweatshirt or heavy long sweatpants, as you'd be running with more weight on your body. But I don't think the length of your running shorts would speed you up, slow you down, or increase your endurance. ...Read more

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Acl surgery (hamstring autograft) in 3days..Age22, m, badminton coach.When will i be able to atleast walk.Dat too without any external bulky aid?

Acl surgery (hamstring autograft) in 3days..Age22, m, badminton coach.When will i be able to atleast walk.Dat too without any external bulky aid?

Depends: U have to ask this @ next appt with ur surgeon. We all have different protocols and guide lines for progresson to wt bearing and eventual discardimng of all bracing. ...Read more

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If I have surgery for my gynecomastia will I be able to run on a treadmill?

If I have surgery for my gynecomastia will I be able to run on a treadmill?

Yes, but...: Best to wait until your surgeon has cleared you for specific activities; long-term you will be able to perform all types of exercises/activities. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If i work on my pecs with weights and run a mile and more every day will my gynecomastia leave or kind of leave?

If i work on my pecs with weights and run a mile and more every day will my gynecomastia leave or kind of leave?

Is it really?: Gynecomastia is a medical condition whereby males develop breast type tissue; if this is what you truly have, it will not respond to exercise, since the breast tissue is under the skin and over the muscles; if you are simply overweight and have fat overlying your pectorals, then it will improve with fat loss; and exercise will help this; if you think you really have gynecomastia, see an md. ...Read more

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I regularly go to gym.Is it ok to run on incline treadmill?I run for 12 to 14 minutes.

Exercise: Not sure if this is a question one goes to the doctor for. Of course it is fine as long as you are not having too much pain or injury. Not sure what you are really asking. ...Read more

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Running on treadmill day after lasik, is this okay?

Running on treadmill day after lasik, is this okay?

Fine: I think that would be fine, as long as you don't reach up and rub your eyes. You may want to wear a sweatband to keep sweat from getting into your eyes. ...Read more

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Would skateboarding and running on the treadmill be good ways to exercise?

Would skateboarding and running on the treadmill be good ways to exercise?

Treadmill is safer!: I'm delighted to hear that you are exercising, or at least thinking about your exercise options. Walking and/or running on a treadmill are adaptable exercises for most people. If you are skateboarding, remember to wear a helmet and wrist, elbow, and knee pads. Spinning (cycling to music in a supervised class) is one of my favorites: low joint impact and no risk of falling or being hit by a car! ...Read more

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Is walking, jogging and running on treadmill good for scoliosis?

Is walking, jogging and running on treadmill good for scoliosis?

Won't hurt scoliosis: and all three are great aerobic exercises, but do not really strengthen core musculature. Scoliosis is often idiopathic, i.e., no known cause, but it is often seen in lean, very flexible individuals. Central muscles like abdominal and back help support spine and posture. ...Read more

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Why do I start to sneeze and get all stuffy after I run on the treadmill?

Why do I start to sneeze and get all stuffy after I run on the treadmill?

See a doctor: You may have an alergy to something in the room with the treadmill or you may have exercise induced asthma. See a doctor to find out. ...Read more

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What are the daily diet plans should I take to lose weight while running in treadmill ?

What are the daily diet plans should I take to lose weight while running in treadmill ?

Trying to lose lbs?: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy green lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball (fruits have sugar). Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar ; simple starch calories. ...Read more

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My pulse rate hits a high of 160 when I am walking or running on a treadmill. Is this healthy?

My pulse rate hits a high of 160 when I am walking or running on a treadmill. Is this healthy?

Probably OK: Depending on your age and cardiovascular conditioning status, that may be fine. Prolonged heart rate maintenance during aerobic exercise is part of the conditioning process. Need to make sure the heart rate is regular (not skipping around) or associated with lightheadedness or inappropriate breathlessness. Getting a monitored stress test before aggressive exercise (if sedentary) prudent. ...Read more

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Is it safe to run bare foot on a treadmill?

Is it safe to run bare foot on a treadmill?

Wear shoes: Barefoot running is really not a good idea. I would recommend the "toe shoes" or skeleton shoes to simulate barefoot running if you really want to have the feel of barefoot but decrease your chances of hurting yourself. ...Read more

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The outside of my knee hurts when running on treadmill?

The outside of my knee hurts when running on treadmill?

Knee pain: Knee pain can be a problem for runners, on a treadmill or outside. Pain on the outside of the knee can be due to trauma to the lateral collateral ligament or the lateral meniscus, commonly. Both of these can be strained or have small tears in them. Physical therapy can benefit and you should have your physician evaluate you further to be sure you aren't furthering damaging by continuing to run. ...Read more

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Someone said that running on incline treadmill may lead to injury?Is that true?Iam 17 and run for 12 to 14 minutes.

Probably Ok: If you are prone to anterior knee pain or patellofemoral problems then running on an incline could aggravate that. If you have no problems, an incline can help increase your cardio endurance as its harder. Make sure you keep your hamstrings stretched out before and after. ...Read more

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Might i lose weight by running on the treadmill and eating better?

Exercise: Daily exercise of 30 minutes can be very helpful for weight loss coupled with a careful examination of caloric intake. ...Read more

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Is running on the treadmill going to hurt my knees?

Knee pain: Generally speaking, the treadmill should be helpful for your knees, unless you have some underlying problem with them such as meniscal tears, ligament tears, or instability. ...Read more

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Why do I get a headache when running on the treadmill?

Why do I get a headache when running on the treadmill?

2 causes: Running on treadmill elevates heart rate which can cause pounding heart rate transmitted to your head causing a headache. Also, running decreases blood pressure, dilates blood vessels including cerebral blood vessels. Dilated cerebral arterioles increases blood blow to the brain, transiently elevated intracranial cerebral pressure causing a transient headache. ...Read more

Dr. Tom Pousti
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Male Breast Enlargement (Definition)

Gynecomastia, or enlargement of the male breast gland, can be due to hormone, imabalances, medications, age, or genetics. It is a medically treatable condition - see a board-certified plastic surgeon for the different options. These can include liposuction, direct excision of the glandular tissue, and even excision of ...Read more


Dr. Joseph Mele
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Enlarged Male Breasts (Definition)

It is also called by some as Moobs (Man Boobs). During the puberty time many teenage boys develop breasts. But it goes away within three years in most of them. Also a few develop them due to hormone problems or overweight. The answer for that is ...Read more