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Doctor insights on: How To Reduce Lactic Acid Build Up In Muscles

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How can you get rid of lactic acid build up in your legs?

How can you get rid of lactic acid build up in your legs?

Don't stop: So, Lactic Acid builds up from working out - exercising. If you stop rather than go through a cool down period - it will build up and cause pain. You need to - if a runner - go to a slow run/jog/walk at the end of your run - to continue good blood flow and removal of the lactic acid. ...Read more

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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 exercise i can do to reduce or slow down lactic acid build up?

No specific one: Lactate buildup is a normal metabolic event. Problem/pain happens when you do too much too fast which decreases our ability of our body to metabolize (get rid of) it. Just know your limitations and listen to your body. Once you get more and more into shape, you will have lass and less build up and will be able to tolerate more time exercising. ...Read more

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Does constipation cause toxins to build up in my body?

Does constipation cause toxins to build up in my body?

No: Stool is not toxic. It is just left over food materials, bile and bacteria. All of these things are present in your colon regardless of how frequent you have bowel movements. Your colon is designed to have stool in it. ...Read more

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Can exercise or stress induce acid build up leading to heartburn?

Can exercise or stress induce acid build up leading to heartburn?

Possibly.: Exercise will not usually cause heartburn unless is it stressful. So, choose exercise you enjoy. In regards to stress, it is a mental perception where the vagas nerve is stimulated to produce more acid. If stomach acid enters the esophagus then one may experience "heartburn." this is because the ph of the stomach is 1 whereas that of the espohagus is higher (e.g., between 4-7). ...Read more

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How to decrease uric acid from body?

How to decrease uric acid from body?

Plant lithium: Plant based lithium - from broad beans, peas and lentils - also available as li-zyme from biotics will lower uric acid. ...Read more

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How can I remove the lactic acid from my muscle tissue?

How can I remove the lactic acid from my muscle tissue?

It is already done: Your body removes it as fast as it can, and you cannot do anything to change it. ...Read more

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Can I use weights to build up some muscle?

Can I use weights to build up some muscle?

Weight Training: If you have any medical concerns as to why you could not begin weight training consult with your doctor. Otherwise, if you are medically cleared, there should be no reason why you couldn't begin a weight training program. Start slowly and if you unfamiliar with weight resistance routines consult with an exercise physiologist. My best. ...Read more

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Does magnesium help lactic acid in the legs?

Does magnesium help lactic acid in the legs?

No.: See the previous answer. If you have problems with blood flow in the lower extremities there are many other things to consider, but Mg supplementation is not going to do anything. On the other hand it won't hurt. Try it and see what you think. ...Read more

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How can I tone up and build muscle and strength?

How can I tone up and build muscle and strength?

See details: There is no short cut. You need to strength train on a regular basis. This should also be combined with aerobic exercises as well. ...Read more

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How can I build up tolerance to capsaicin?

How can I build up tolerance to capsaicin?

Capsaicin: You do not usually develop a tolerance to this. You may note the effects as dramatically as when you first applied it. ...Read more

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When a gouty tophi has opened up and the uric acid bulid up starts leaking out will this lower the uric acid level in the body? And how do you treat?

No: A leaking tophus will not effect serum uric acid levels. There are meds available that are very good at dissolving tophi. A leaking one can also be surgically removed. One develops tophi because the serum uric acid is not controlled. ...Read more

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How to prevent gout and lower uric acid in my body?

How to prevent gout and lower uric acid in my body?

Gout uric acid rx: Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. And avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. ...Read more

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How to reduce uric acid in our body?

It depends: If you do not have gout there is no reason to do anything. If you do have a history of gout or kidney stones, Allopurinol is the drug of choice for most. Regardless of what other docs may tell you, studies have clearly shown that diets and high water intake have only minimal effect on serum uric acid levels. ...Read more

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Which sport can build up my butt and thighs muscles and make them toned and in shape quickly ?

Which sport can build up my butt and thighs muscles and make them toned and in shape quickly ?

Squats: Any sport which involves running, jumping or squatting will build up your gluteals and thigh muscles (basketball, track, skating). ...Read more

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How athlete muscle cells get adapted day after day to lactic acid buildup ???

Lactic acid: This is the by product of anaerobic metabolism. Athlete's train very rigorously to both adapt to this and condition so that they get to anaerobic glycolysis later in their sport. Everyone has a different tolerance to the pain that comes from Lactic Acid as well as the level at which it occurs ( based on training). The only thing you can do is to do your best in your sport . ...Read more

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How to bulk up and decrease body fat?

Check this out.: See: “bulking and cutting - a great way to gain muscle mass” at http://ezinearticles.Com/?Bulking-and-cutting---a-great-way-to-gain-muscle-mass&id=2647475. ...Read more

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How to increase my weight and build muscles?

Eat healthy high : Calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, . ...Read more

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