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Suffer from headache after bike ride?

Suffer from headache after bike ride?

Happens at times: Depending on your calorie intake, state of hydration and muscle fatigue and duration you can expect some headache after bicycling. Rest, hydration with electrolyte replacement should relieve headache. Good luck:) ...Read more

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How Long After Laparoscopic Surgery To Ride A Roller Coaster?

How Long After Laparoscopic Surgery To Ride A Roller Coaster?

Ask your surgeon: you need to ask your surgeon. it really depend how large your scar are and did they have to close any of the from the inside. your surgeon knows what it has been done ,and can give you the proper instructions. ...Read more

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How long after a head injury should you stay away from roller coasters?

How long after a head injury should you stay away from roller coasters?

Depends!: Any injury which involves a loss of consciousness, change in mental status, vomiting, severe headaches, clear fluid from nose or ears, large hematoma will require an immediate evaluation by a physician and follow up by the physician for any residual symptoms. If any residual symptoms persist, neurology is usually consulted and they will determine your capability of tolerating such forces involved. ...Read more

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How to fall asleep easily in a long bus ride?

How to fall asleep easily in a long bus ride?

Sleep: This is an interesting question, some people can spontaneously, some cannot, some take xanax, some take benadryl, (diphenhydramine) some drink wine, there is no best or safe answer for this. Try to read a boring book or listent to app for self hypnosis for sleep, make sure you are safe while you do this and also your belongings. ...Read more

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When can I ride roller coasters and other theme park rides again after a cranioplasty surgery?

When can I ride roller coasters and other theme park rides again after a cranioplasty surgery?

6 months - 1 year: Once your are completely healed, there should not be any restrictions on your activities. It will take up to a year for the bone flap to be completely healed. ...Read more

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Can you ride rides while 6 months pregnant?

Can you ride rides while 6 months pregnant?

Ask your OB: And please tell your OB exactly what rides you plan to do, i tell my pts it is not adviseable to ride a rolly coaster of any ride that shakes or throws you around or puts too much gforce on your body or has you upside down at all, you will have plenty of time to do that after you deliver as rides could put u in premature labor or make your water break early or worse make the placenta separate. ...Read more

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How long can car whiplash pain last for?

How long can car whiplash pain last for?

Whiplash: Whiplash pain can last for quite a while---sometimes months. If it is not improving after about 2-3 weeks, seek physician's help because you may have done damage to your cervical spine. ...Read more

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How long after hip surgery can I return to riding motorcycles?

How long after hip surgery can I return to riding motorcycles?

Depends: This really depends on the type of hip surgery. You need to speak with your orthopedic surgeon who knows your surgical history and can provide you guidance. ...Read more

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How come my legs fall asleep on even short bus rides?

How come my legs fall asleep on even short bus rides?

The: Seats are pressuring the blood flow into your legs, causing the nerve to get prickly, try extra padding on chair. Also, keep in mind spinal stenosis and diabetes can give you similar symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can pregnant people do bumper boat rides?

Would not : Engage in an activity which is designed to jolt the participants. ...Read more

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Head pain when flying or driving long distance, why?

Head pain when flying or driving long distance, why?

Depends: I might need to ask for more information to answer your question. But one possibility that I know is tension headache caused by paying attention and lack of sleep during flying or driving long distances. ...Read more

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How long will headaches and dizzyness last after a car crash?

No specific time: If headache is caused by whiplash, nerves may be stretched, but also soft tissues of neck & upper back may be twisted, stretched or pinched, too.Vertebrae may be 'out of whack' and upper ribs may be mildly displaced;tiny muscles around vertebrae & base of skull may be in spasm;skull bones may be mashed together.All can cause headache.Osteopathic hands-on exam & treatment may shorten pain duration. ...Read more

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How long after a c-section can you climb stairs?

How long after a c-section can you climb stairs?

Ask your OB MD: You need to ask this question of your treating OB MD who will know the rate of healing of your C/section and any complications. ...Read more

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How many teen drivers die yearly from road traffic accidents?

How many teen drivers die yearly from road traffic accidents?

How many teen driver: In 2009 3000 teens between the ages of 15 to 19 were killed in us and 350000 were taken to er for emergency treatment. ...Read more

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Can I ride roller coasters 6 weeks after a complete ACL reconstruction surgery?

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Can I  ride roller coasters 6 weeks after a complete ACL reconstruction surgery?

Yes: The acl reconstruction should not keep you from riding roller coasters. 6 weeks after surgery you may still have some trouble walking normally, so remember to pace yourself and try not to limp around the park. The resonstruction itself should hold up to rides, however. ...Read more