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Huffy Mountain Bike Vs Mongoose Mountain Bike
Can riding a bike(mountain)all ur life cause a male to be sterile? Cuz my bro. Has n he can't n hasn't had any kids.
A possibility: Cycling long distances may decrease sperm output or cause damaged/unhealthy sperm. Bouncing around on typical bike saddle can damage scrotum & testes, halting normal sperm production. Tight cycling pants & friction between body & saddle can overheat testes, which need to stay cool to keep producing sperm. Padded cycling pants & breaks 4 cooling down may help but damage may be permanent in some. ...Read more
Usually I do saturdays high level mountain bike with high ascendants... In the week three days of intensive gimn. I use creatine can be problematic?
Need more info: Your body has many ways to heal itself given rest, time and good hydration and nutrition. However, there are some conditions that may need to be seen for more help, such as broken bones, injuries to the abdomen, kidney area, or head among them. Those types of injuris should be evaluated by a professional. ...Read more
Correlation between exercise mountain bike amd gimn vs general health benefits is scientifily supported? Benefits of movement? Work eight hours sitted.
Yes: There is a plethora of literature that supports that movement and exercise promote better health. There are many people that have sedentary jobs. That can be combated by getting up several times an hour to move around and with what you do in your time off. Mountain biking is excellent exercise so keep doing that. Good luck. ...Read more
Will riding a mountain bike with a wide saddle and made of a gel with a valley down the middle of the saddle be harmful to an anal fissure.?
I would try it out: before committing to any long rides. See how much pressure is against the anal area. ...Read more
I walk and ride my mountain bike for exercise, recently got back into resistance training, how important is that to an overall exercise program?
My apendice was removed by open method. Is it safe to make gimn musculation, abs? What about mountain bike, hills etc? The operation was on november 14.
Usualy I do 5 heavy training a week. Two of those are mountain bike and the others indoor. I always push myself to limit... Is it dangerous overtraining?
Dangerous?: Maybe not dangerous, but certainly not always productive. Your body needs rest too. If you wake up the day after a hard ride feeling exhausted or you notice your performance on the bike declining, you are probably overtraining. An easier, recovery ride a few times a week can give your body a chance to rest and rebuild. ...Read more
Seek evaluation: Initially, r.I.C.E. Is indicated to minimize the extent of bleeding and damage in the muscle. After the initial inflammatory phase resolves, early passive and active range of motion exercises and a guided physical therapy program may help hasten recovery. Formal medical evaluation is recommended to determine if drainage of the hematoma is necessary or if an injection can be beneficial. ...Read more
I bruised my ribs during a routine mountain bike ride. Is there anything I can use alleviate the pain?
Ibuprofen and rest.: Bruised ribs, or worse and intercostal muscle tear are very painful. You're active, but you must give yourself a chance to heal. ...Read more
I have a problem where it is hard to bend my knee fully I cycle about 100 miles a week on mountain bike this does not cause problem but I miss running?
Possible: Knee effusion (fluid on the knee) or internal derangement. If it bothers you enough you may want to consult with a sports medicine doctor as draining of an effusion can often help restore mobility when it is the cause. Ultrasound is useful for effusion diagnosis but MRI is the best overall test for knee evaluation (usually after plain x-rays obtained). ...Read more
I ride a diamond frame mountain bike for outdoor riding it has been suggested that a recumbent would be easier on my knees beat up in football age61?
When can I expect to mountain bike after a laparoscopic appendectomy? It's been 5 weeks, and I still have some tenderness near one of my incisions.
Biking post lap: Biking at this juncture will not stress those incisions nor any internal ligatures. Be careful that you do not fall -- please minimize risks if you go "off trail". Perhaps best to not go off trail for 2 more weeks, and to choose safer less rugged trails. If you have not been riding at all since surgery, then ride on the road first for a few days. Be sure that incision is not infected at this time ...Read more
I have moderate pain in my left knee when walking, running, and full flex, but not at rest. I believe it started 3 weeks ago when I impacted the inside of my knee at the top of the tibia on my mountain bike frame. The walking pain began 10 days ago.
Varies: There are multiple potential causes from simple things like a bone contusion which should resolve to things like a meniscal tear. If you are getting better you may choose to wait it out further, if not it would probably be good to be seen for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
Spill on my mountain bike. Upper right arm was next to my side rib cage. I have pain under right breast & shoulder blade. No bruising.?
Taking isotonic drink with creatine can be dangerous? I use isotonic drink 3times a week and toghether with creatine when ride montain bike. Extra power
You are doing just fine with your current regimen. No danger there.
Good luck from nyc. ...Read more
Widespread: Throughout north and south america. The Highest incidence right now in north carolina, oklahoma, arkansas, tennessee, and missouri. Half of people don't recall tick bite. In the usa about 3000 cases a year and slightly rising. Quite treatable when recognized. The problem? 1/3 of people do not have the characteristic rash. Peaks in june/july; fever, chills, headache, and muscle aches. ...Read more
Mountain sickness: There are several stages, not types, of mountain sickness. With all, the cause is ascending to elevation faster than the person can equilibrate. Initial symptoms include fatigue, insomnia, headache, dizziness, and nausea, w/shortness of breath on exertion. Progresses to cyanosis, shortness of breath @ rest, confusion. Pulmonary edema, to coma & death. Must descend as quickly as safely possible. ...Read more
Lots of caffeine !: This is for sodas in general: Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, mineral depletion & dehydration. If it contains artificial sweeteners & is used daily, this is linked to a 3 fold ^ in ...Read more
Urine color: Certain foods and vitamins can change the color of the urine. You can get a bright yellow or orange color with vit C. Has the baby had a fever or is the urine cloudy? Make sure he is drinking water and hold back on the juices if you're giving them. F/U with the doctor to run a urine test to make sure everything is ok. ...Read more
Agree w Dr. Brand: Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, mineral depletion & dehydration. If it contains artificial sweeteners & is used daily, this is linked to a 3 fold ^ in dementia & stroke. Please note BMD ...Read more
It depends: On how narrow the mountain top is! :(you wouldn't wanna feel closed in, with no ability to escape... That can happen in hiking, in certain landscapes... ...Read more
I have drank seven to nine cans of Mountain Dew a day for the last 15 years. Internally what health risks are there?
Went to the mountains the other day and my face swelled up very badly. Relieved when we came down. What could that be??
You may have had altitude sickness, which can cause swelling of the hands, eyes, and feet at altitude. You can also develop swelling in the brain, lungs, shortness of breath, and other problems. Please consult a physician and discuss your symptoms, and tell your friends about altitude sickness since you live in very mountainous area.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000133.htm ...Read more
My family and i just moved from sea level to the top of arizona mountain. Every morning my family and I wake up with major stuffy noises.
Hello Dr.may I know how I can recovery my back spine.i ever felt down from mountain til makes my spine abnormal.10cm from the original spine.tq?
Be seen: You would likely be well served to be seen and thoroughly evaluated for an accurate diagnosis regarding the nature of your injury and your best treatment iptions. ...Read more
Any truth to what I read--that 1-2 sodas/day, like Mountain Dew, can cause GH levels to rise & increase the height of adults (many yrs past puberty)?
Sadly no: Or we should all buy stock in Coca Cola. Once your bones have reached maturity (the ends fuse) at about 16-18 years of age, you will not grow taller. Only wider. ...Read more