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Is Sitting On Concrete Bad For Yourself
My blood pressure is lower when i sit down on a chair as supposed to sitting on the bed is there any explanation for this?
No, not if...: No. The pressures should be about the same, if the person is sitting in the same relaxed position, at the same time of day, doing the same activities, and feeling the same emotionally. There should not be a difference regardless of whether the person is sitting on a chair or a bed. ...Read more
Automotive job and pregnant. standing on feet for whole shift, changing oil, rotating tires, cleaning brakes. is it dangerous for I or the baby?
Depends: The risks depend on which chemicals you are exposed to, how much time you are spending being exposed, what engineering controls are in place to minimize exposures, and whether personal protective equipment is being properly used, and which trimester of pregnancy you are in. I would need more information to properly assess your risks. Feel free to make an appointment for a full consultation. ...Read more
Soccer: Use caution unless advised not to by your physician, or if playing goalie. ...Read more
Fell off chair and hit left sitz bone. Pain is really bad even with some painkillers. Should i consult or does this kind of thing heal on its own?
Tailbone been hurting 3 days. Something fell on it. Dance major so we sit on wood floor for hours during lectures. Hurts to do pretty much everything?
My feet and legs fall asleep after sitting on the toilet for not too long. Is this somethin to be concerned about? Causes?
My legs and feet: Usually not, if you sit in one position for too long, you are putting pressure on the nerves behind your knees and you will have the sensation of feet and legs falling asleep, once you move around, this usually goes away. Try to straighten your knees and moving your legs more when sitting in one position. If this happens with other positions, then it is time to visit a neurologist. ...Read more
Is it bad to squat for long periods of time? I squat on my chair sometimes instead of sit as I would get pretty restless and get up to walk around.
Is it bad to hold a newborn in a sitting position for burping, while supporting head & back with my hands? Is it bad to hold them as if kneeling?
Hi: it's fine. I notice you have asked many many questions about your baby. I'm guessing you are a first time Mom. It's a nerve wracking time for sure. I just want to encourage you to trust yourself. Your instincts are good. If it seems ok, it probably is. And babies are tough, tougher than you think. I'd love for you to take a big breath and relax. You are doing fine. Enjoy this time. ...Read more
I was standing on a chair outside trying to reach something high and i fell off, now my left hand is tingling (i landed on some rocks).
Cushion pillow: I think cushion pillow is more comfortable and better for back and extremities than sitting on concrete alto. ...Read more
My 6mo is starting to sit unsupported but will frequently fall over and hit head on carpet. Is this potentially harmful if I allow it daily?
When I'm sitting on the ground for a while.I feel pain in my knees and feeling difficulty when i tries to stand. It is happening for long time.23 Male?
I have been sitting for 6 hours and i'm worried about the positional strain on my neck from sitting up for that long. Will a neck pillow be good enough for support?
Take breaks: if sitting for that long consider stretching your neck every hour or so for 30 seconds. ...Read more
I sleep on my back all the time.Any other pose makes me uncomfortable. Is it good or bad sleeping on back?Which sleeping pose you advice?
Most comfortable: There is no "best" position for sleeping. But if you have snoring or sleep apnea, it will probably be worse when you are sleeping on your back. People with neck pain may have trouble when they sleep on their stomachs. The best position for people with lower back pain is to sleep on their backs with a pilliw under their knees. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe knee pain when i get up&down from any seat, up&down stairs, &trying to get off the floor is nearly impossible.My knees shake it hurts so bad.
Unusual: Late teenage female with severe bilateral knee pain with range of motion has an unusual problem. Absent a history of bilateral knee injury, these symptoms suggest an autoimmune arthritic problem or an inherited problem of joint hypermobility syndrome. A rheumatologist would be the type of medical specialist to consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My forehead hit the desk when I was sitting down quickly picking a pen up from the floor, it left no bump or any type of bruise, is this good or bad?
Good: Its bad that you hit your head but good that it didn't leave a bruise. ...Read more
Go to ER: Sound like you are having a serious problem. Better to know whats going on, so go to ER. ...Read more
My 5yo is just sitting on the couch watching a movie feeling very well, I just checked her pulse and its 120 that seems high?
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