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Is it bad to work out your chest again if it is still sore from the last time you went to to gym? (yesterday)

Is it bad to work out your chest again if it is still sore from the last time you went to to gym? (yesterday)

Depend: If the muscled are sore to touch or restrict your range of motion, then wait another day or two. If you just have soreness the return to the gym and perform stretching and light lifting to promote blood flow and remove toxins from body. This help promote healing. If your muscle are extremely painful go see your doctor for an evaluation. Must be aware of rhabdomyolysis. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more


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Is it good to do running when your on your period ?

Is it good to do running when your on your period
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Yes: Regular exercise is great for overall health and may help with menstrual irregularities. As long as you stay well hydrated and pay attention to your body (stop any activity that causes excessive pain, weakness or dizziness), you should be able to continue physical activities while on your period. ...Read more

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If I work out and then my muscles get soar, is it good to work out again on it even though i'm soar? 

If I work out and then my muscles get soar, is it good to work out again on it even though i'm soar? 

Need recovery: Weight training involves microinjury to the muscle which is one cause of muscle soreness. You need 1-2 days of rest before training those muscles again, allowing for a recovery period. Working out with mild resolving soreness is fine. ...Read more

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When you on your period is it good to bleed a lot?

When you on your period is it good to bleed a lot?

Not necessarily: It's not good or bad, but if you bleed excessively you can easily develop iron deficiency anemia. Also, "excessive" may indicate a need for a gyn exam. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have relationships while on your period?

Is it bad to have relationships while on your period?

No: Except for the messiness, i can't really think of a medical reason to avoid relations during menses. Some couples might actually enjoy it more because of the "naturalness" or the impression of going against something considered taboo by others. ...Read more

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How soon after eating is it ok to work out on the treadmill?

How soon after eating is it ok to work out on the treadmill?

Let me help: If you have eaten a heavy meal, you should wait 30 minutes to two hours before exercising. The bigger the meal, the longer you will need to wait. If you just eat a light snack like half a bagel or a few low-fat crackers, you should be good to go almost immediately. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's bad to work out on the first day of your period?

Please advise if it's bad to work out on the first day of your period?

Ok: I am not aware of any medical reason to avoid working out at that time. If you have bad menstrual cramping or pain, you may want to go easy with the workouts. ...Read more

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When your on the Depo-Provera and you start spotting brown stuff what is that? And how long would it last?

When your on the Depo-Provera and you start spotting brown stuff what is that? And how long would it last?

Uterine lining: It's blood that is coming from changes if the lining of your uterus. Nothing to worry about unless you develop severe pain, foul smelling discharge or fevers. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your period suppose to come on you start seeing blood and it stop?

What does it mean if your period suppose to come on you start seeing blood and it stop?

Change in period.: If you're sexually active, then any change in your period could indicate pregnancy, so the first step would be to perform a home urine pregnancy test, with the first morning urine. If you're not sexually active, then wait to see how your period is next month and visit Gynecologist is still not as you would expect it to be. ...Read more

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Taking cerazette&I'm worried it won't stop my period which I need it to. I'm spotting and need to wear a pad to combat this is it normal&will it work?

Taking cerazette&I'm worried it won't stop my period which I need it to. I'm spotting and need to wear a pad to combat this is it normal&will it work?

It is normal,but you: may have irregular bleeding for several months. Hopefully then your period will stop,but there's no guarantee. Wait and see and give it some time. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Drinking on your period; is it bad?

Not necessarily : Drinking to excess isn't good at any time, but no evidence that drinking is any worse during your period. ...Read more