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I exercised three days and I have muscle pain I should exercise more?

I exercised three days and I have muscle pain I should exercise more?

Day of rest OK too: If you are just getting started with exercising or returning after an hiatus, you can expect some "startup soreness". It is ok to work through the soreness, and it is also ok to add a day of rest ocassionally. You might try alternating your regimen with 2 days of exercising followed by a day of rest. Nsaids (anti-inflammatories such as motrin, naproxen, advil) can also help with muscle soreness. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise More (Definition)

Exercising regularly has a number of benefits on your physical and mental health and wellbeing. In addition to lowering your risk of many chronic conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes, it can also help control stress and boost your mood. You don't have to belong to a gym to get a healthy dose of exercise. Everyday activities like gardening, biking, doing house chores, and washing your car by hand are all ways you can get exercise without ever jumping ...Read more


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I have muscle pain without exercise. I had a colonoscopy a couple days ago. I started feeling a body pain after drinking the cleansing solution. ?

Muscle pain: Your muscle pains may be related to dehydration or an electrolyte imbalance after your colonoscopy "cleanout". Drink plenty of water or a sports drink to help with this. If you are feeling worse, or if you notice any weakness, see your doctor right away to be evaluated for a condition called rhabdomyolysis which is a rare form of muscle breakdown. ...Read more

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I have muscle pain on left side of my upper body, including chest area even though i didn't engage in any strenuous exercise. Heartbeat is normal.

Get checked...: If worse with movement of muscle, it's probably musculo-skeletal related but really pain in chest should never be treated lightly. Consider getting a checkup asap if this is persisting. ...Read more

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How do I alleviate after-exercise muscle pain?

How do I alleviate after-exercise muscle pain?

Ice, rest: Try an ice pack wrapped in a towel right after exercise. Heat later on may also be useful. Over-the-counter pain relievers may be helpful. If you get muscle aches routinely after exercise, you may want to ask a trainer about your technique. ...Read more

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What can you do about excessive muscle pain? Exercise or rest?

Figure out cause: Before you consider any treatments, always figure out cause first. There's also the question of how much is too much? There are rare conditions of muscle breakdown, especially in those taking a statin (cholesterol lowering medication). If so, seek medical attention immediately. Did you injure yourself? Then rest is probably best. Perhaps underlying fracture/dislocation? Need imaging. Infection? ...Read more

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Muscle pain after exercise. Do you think it's okay to start another long and senior exercise session?

Muscle pain after exercise. Do you think it's okay to start another long and senior exercise session?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Ia have severe muscle pain at my thighs after i did squats and other exercise what to do to relieve pain ??? Shoud I rub it

Ia have severe muscle pain at my thighs after i did squats and other exercise what to do to relieve pain ??? Shoud I rub it

Rest, ice for first: 24 hours, then gentle heat thereafter. Otc NSAIDs will help. You can get massage. If it persists beyond a few days, you should see a doctor to make sure there is nothing serious going on. ...Read more

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Hi my friend made me do several exercise warm ups when I'm not strong and now my whole body hurts how do you get rid of bad muscle pain naturall?

Muscle pain: First, do not be mad at your friend! Second, be sure to stretch before and after any work out. If you have access to it a steam room, or a hot shower, would help to relax the muscles. Be sure to alternate muscle groups that you work on for example upper body vs. lower body vs. core. Carpe diem!! ...Read more

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What blood flow problems can cause right leg muscle pain after short exercise?

Peripheral vascular : Peripheral vascular disease is a serious condition that can cause pain and cramping in the legs after a short course of exercise. This should be evaluated by your primary care physician or by a vascular surgeon. ...Read more

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Strong muscle pain below nee back of leg.feels like its been strained.haven't exercise.woke up like this.feels like its pulling when i walk.

Strong muscle pain below nee back of leg.feels like its been strained.haven't exercise.woke up like this.feels like its pulling when i walk.

Be seen: If you did not injure it, I would be seen. Sciatica is a fairly common cause and does not require having had an injury. The concern, though, is it could be a blood clot which is potentially life threatening, so I would be seen to rule this out. ...Read more

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Atfer 5 mins of aerobic exercise ive felt muscle pain left arm. I rest and exercise again for 10 mins. Left arm pain did not occur again. Angina?

Atfer 5 mins of aerobic exercise ive felt muscle pain left arm. I rest and exercise again for 10 mins. Left arm pain did not occur again. Angina?

Unlikely: Angina is recurrent and occurs in the setting of coronary artery disease or coronary spasm.Your age group has low risk for CAD and your history is inadequate to suggest existence. May seek evaluation ...Read more

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Atfer 5 mins of aerobic exercise ive felt muscle pain left arm. I rest and exercise again for 10 mins. Left arm pain did not occur again. Heart prob?

Atfer 5 mins of aerobic exercise ive felt muscle pain left arm. I rest and exercise again for 10 mins. Left arm pain did not occur again. Heart prob?

Not likely: If the pain did not recur on resuming exercise, it is unlikely to be due to heart problem. Keep up the exercise and increase the intensity gradually, as lolerated. ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more