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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Muscle Aches After Exertion

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What would a good remedy to reduce muscle aches after a vigourous sporting activity? Stretching doesnt seem to help after a workout.

What would a good remedy to reduce muscle aches after a vigourous sporting activity? Stretching doesnt seem to help after a workout.

REST: Take a day or 2 off after such a work out. I have found heat and gentle hour long massage by a professional. Not deep but a gentle relaxing 1. Also just give it time & it will clear. B sure Ur intake of protein & H2O is adequate during & especially after such a workout. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What is a method at home i can do for muscle aches (in the neck and back)?

What is a method at home i can do for muscle aches (in the neck and back)?

Stretching and relax: Using stretching techniques and relaxing techniques will release spasm and relieve the pain. It will work well if the reason is spasm of the muscle. ...Read more

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What's wrong if exercise and physical exertion causes fever, muscle ache and fatigue?

What's wrong if exercise and physical exertion causes fever, muscle ache and fatigue?

Probably not fever: If you really are having fever, as in high temp measured with a thermometer, it's probably not related to exercise. ...Read more

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What can cause muscle aches?

What can cause muscle aches?

Many possibilities: Commonly it comes for overuse (more than usual activity for you) or new exercise (the muscle is unaccustomed to it). Some medical conditions (like flu or some hormonal problems or chemical imbalances) can also be associated with muscle pain. If you do not improve, call your primary provider. ...Read more

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Why is it that my muscle aches when i exercise?

Why is it that my muscle aches when i exercise?

Muscles: You are actively engaging them more that they are used to. This will build muscle and strength. ...Read more

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Is it possible that not eating for a long time cause muscle aches?

Is it possible that not eating for a long time cause muscle aches?

Yes: Not eating for a long time is dangerous. Your body needs nutrients and it will start to breakdown its components in order to manufacture energy sources. A lack of appropriate nutrients can cause chemical imbalances that can affect all parts of your body. Be smart! ...Read more

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Can a depletion of magnesium cause muscle aches?

Myalgia: The classic muscle symptoms of magnesium deficiency are muscle cramps, muscle weakness and muscle fatigue. Loss of magnesium occurs from excessive vomiting and diarrhea or diet severely lacking in leafy green vegetables. Taking magnesium tablets corrects the deficiency. Muscle aches generally are caused by other problems such as polymyalgia rheumatica. A rheumatologist would be best to consult. ...Read more

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How can i prevent muscle aches after excercise/ workout???

How can i prevent muscle aches after excercise/ workout???

Muscle aches : Are going to happen when you work out hard. Drinking plenty of water. And having good protein source after workout will help build up muscle after breakdown. Stretch well. This should help lessen the aches. But the harder the workout. The more you break tissue down. You will be achy. Will benefit in long run ...Read more

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