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What are some remedies for muscle sores after intense workout?

What are some remedies for muscle sores after intense workout?

Hydration: Need fluid intake and stretching and heat will also help ...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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Fever body aches and now random spotting. Any home remedies for this?

Fever body aches and now random spotting. Any home remedies for this?

Spotting: Fever and body-aches can be treated with otc tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. The spotting could represent something more serous and if it worsens or does not resolve i recommend seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any quick home remedies for slight belly ache and headache?

Are there any quick home remedies for slight belly ache and headache?

Caffeine/eucalyptics: Caffeine can often help and some may use eucalytic oils--rubbing on temples/neck area may help relief headaches. As for belly aches--warm, calming teas and a a heating pad on the belly may help. Tums (calcium carbonate) is not considered a home remedy, but just some calcium so it can help with tummy aches as well. If symptoms persist, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Returned home from a relaxing week vacation & immediately developed sxs of sore throat, muscle aches, headache, malaise. Any connection to air travel?

Returned home from a relaxing week vacation & immediately developed sxs of sore throat, muscle aches, headache, malaise. Any connection to air travel?

Possibly: It is my understanding that planes use recycled air. Additionally, people are in close proximity on an air plane & the air is dry. So depending on how long after the plane travel you developed the symptoms, this may be related. It is easy to catch a viral infection with this scenario. Take care. ...Read more

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Adult, earache, clr drainage, pain, dizzy, some throat pain under ears, low fever(new), no ins. home remedy? for over a week. Thank you!

Adult, earache, clr drainage, pain, dizzy, some throat pain under ears, low fever(new), no ins.  home remedy? for over a week. Thank you!

See a doctor: You need to examined for a proper diagnosis and possible antibiotics as well as decongestants. Your health is worth paying for and preventing others from catching it is also important. Hope you get treated and feel better soon. ...Read more

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Fatigue for the last 24 hours, weakness in legs, nausea, not pregnant, no fever or cold symptoms. ?

Fatigue for the last 24 hours, weakness in legs, nausea, not pregnant, no fever or cold symptoms. ?

Anxiety: symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include heart palpitations, nausea, weakness in legs, tingling, insomnia, dry mouth, speech impairment, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can provide you with treatment options. ...Read more

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Otc for feeling good or relaxed after sternous exercise. Or any natural remedy?

Otc for feeling good or relaxed after sternous exercise. Or any natural remedy?

DRINK MILK: Milk is an excellent refresher after exercise and better than any other recovery drink. Also to take a nice relaxing shower or bath. Not to hot to dehydrate. ...Read more

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Muscle shooting pain last 2 weeks. Any stretching, over exertion or extension causes muscles to lock up for a minute or more. What is causing this?

Muscle shooting pain last 2 weeks. Any stretching, over exertion or extension causes muscles to lock up for a minute or more. What is causing this?

Doctor can evaluate: Odd changes in muscle activity and muscle behaviors are hard to figure out in words. One can go to his primary care doctor and show the doctor exactly what happens. The doctor may then refer to specialists for more evaluation, if needed. The doctor will need to know all the medications, vitamins, supplements, etc..., being taken. Some lab tests may be done to see if the blood chemistries are ok. ...Read more

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Can a pulled neck muscle mimic sinus/ear/facial type pain? Not constant but daily for a few weeks.

Can a pulled neck muscle mimic sinus/ear/facial type pain? Not constant but daily for a few weeks.

Neck muscle: No, there is no connection. If you have facial pain and sinus pressure, please see your ENT for exam and possible treatment. ...Read more

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Regarding last question. Should muscles cause painful burning after light theraband exercise for around a week due to chronic overstretched muscles.

Regarding last question. Should muscles cause painful burning after light theraband exercise for around a week due to chronic overstretched muscles.

DOMS: Delayed onset muscle soreness is a post-exercise muscle pain. Symptoms include muscle stiffness, palpable tenderness, and pain with active muscle contractions. Individuals who intermittently contract their muscles may develop doms through overexertion and overloading. High stress can exacerbate the condition. ...Read more

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Any good home remedy's for chronic low back pain ?

Any good home remedy's for chronic low back pain ?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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Home remedy to treat headache between eyes, ache joints, and vomiting?

Home remedy to treat headache between eyes, ache joints, and vomiting?

See doctor: Your symptomscould be related to a serious medical issue. See a regular doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there any quick home remedies for cramps+ lower back pain, thigh discomfort?

Is there any quick home remedies for cramps+ lower back pain, thigh discomfort?

Sure: Warm shower or a bath can decrease muscular tension and spasms/cramps. Make sure you are well hydrated and consider a multi-vitamin as these can cause cramping. Green tea and other foods may lessen inflammatory processes. Plenty of sleep also will your body to naturally heal itself. ...Read more

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Symptoms for 24 hours off/on, nursing mom. Came on quickly yesterday evening: headache, neck pain, aversion to lights, body aches, chills, sweats.

Symptoms for 24 hours off/on, nursing mom. Came  on quickly yesterday evening: headache, neck pain, aversion to lights, body aches, chills, sweats.

HA/aches nursing: Hi there! Sounds like migraine possibility or getting ill. Try Advil 400 mg po q 6 hrs (safe to nurse) and give it 24 hrs more to watch. If not better or worsening symptoms, see your GYN or internist to check in and see it a mastitis or breast infection or other illness is developing. ...Read more

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I get sinus & head pain & a chesty cough that lasts 1-2 hours after exercise! Any suggestions on how to combat that?

I get sinus & head pain & a chesty cough that lasts 1-2 hours after exercise! Any suggestions on how to combat that?

Allergies/asthma?: You may have some allergies and exercise induced asthma. Try Claritin or Zyrtec for congestion and nasal allergies. See your doctor about an inhaler to help with the exercise induced wheezing and cough. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Levin
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