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I shoot meth and im only 100lbs but out of shape i get winded easily what excercises are safe that wont cause interactions with my drug use ?

I shoot meth and im only 100lbs but out of shape i get winded easily what excercises are safe that wont cause interactions with my drug use ?

Seriously,: It may be a really good thig that you are asking for suggestions at all. I hope that as you move towrd getting into better shape you drop the meth - it's really bad for people. Stretching exercises (yoga lite) are good for starters, Pilates too. Core walking. Cut down or off smoking if you can. Be patient! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more


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Why am i winded so easily?I can take a full breath but doing simple things makes me feel like i need to breath deeply sometimes.I am out of shape.

Why am i winded so easily?I can take a full breath but doing simple things makes me feel like i need to breath deeply sometimes.I am out of shape.

Fitness for life: At age 20, the most likely cause is that you are not as fit as you could be. However, you should see your doctor for a complete physical to asses your heart, lungs, and general medical condition. If everything checks out well, you should initiate a personalized fitness program. You will feel better good luck! ...Read more

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Hello, today i have started to get a winded feeling in my back, around where my bra sits... its really uncomfortable and im unsure why its started ?

None: may be not medical condition, could be mechanical irritation. Avoid any hard ties , knots or wires. 1st have some one check it. ...Read more

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Is liposuction worth considering to get the body weight back to safe levels if someone is obese?

Is liposuction worth considering to get the body weight back to safe levels if someone is obese?

Lipo for weight loss: Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure, but is ideal for people of normal weight who have small pockets of fat that need to be removed. 5 liters of fat can be safely removed at one time as an outpatient procedure. This fat weighs around 10 pounds. If you have more fat than 10 pounds, people are better served by losing weight first, trying more excercise, or a weight loss clinic. ...Read more

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I get winded easily. But I'm not over weight. Actually almost under weight. Is something wrong with my lungs?

I get winded easily. But I'm not over weight. Actually almost under weight. Is something wrong with my lungs?

Mgt: There are many causes of being short of breath. I would suggest a cardio-pulmonary work up. Do you have any other symptoms, including cough, rash, swelling? Have you had chest imaging, pulmonary function testing? A virtual inbox consultation can help in the evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi. Pinch nerve in neck. (Right side) I feel winded when I get up from sitting down or vice versa..feels tense in back of neck ?

Hi. Pinch nerve in neck. (Right side) I feel winded when I get up from sitting down or vice versa..feels tense in back of neck ?

Getting winded: "feeling winded" sounds like a whole different set of issues. I would suggest immediate medical attention ...Read more

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When i lean right i get pain n left ribs. Feels lik muscle.Dont do leaning left. Makes me feel winded.Back been crackn a lot when bend foward also?

When i lean right i get pain n  left ribs. Feels lik muscle.Dont do leaning left. Makes me feel winded.Back been crackn a lot when bend foward also?

Need an exam: This sounds like you may have strained intercostal muscles or ligaments, or you may be experiencing pain from an entrapped or encumbered spinal root from spinal arthritis. Go and see an orthopedic, preferably one who specialized in backs. Hope this works out well. ...Read more

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Sharp pain that comes and goes on left side of chest. Been hurting on and off for two days. Also get winded easy but am also over weight. Bp 123/69?

Sharp pain that comes and goes on left side of chest. Been hurting on and off for two days. Also get winded easy but am also over weight. Bp 123/69?

So,recurrent chest: pain and( associated? ) shortness of breath makes me want to rule out a heart attack in an emergency room,right away.Other possible symptoms of acute heart disease are palpations,dizziness,nausea,profuse sweating,sense of impending doom,relieved with rest,made worse with exertion,and radiation of chest pain to L arm/shoulder,neck,jaw,back.Also,important to remember,women present different than men ...Read more

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Upper right back pain in one spot. Present for months. Obese but I have lost 65lbs dieting. Back only starts hurting when i get to work and sit?

Upper right back pain in one spot. Present for months. Obese but I have lost 65lbs dieting. Back only starts hurting when i get to work and sit?

Unchanged-good!: There are many causes for pain that is unilateral and in the posterior-upper back. Subscapular bursitis is quite common; surascapular palsy is another, and there are more. You need to see a doctor who specializes in pain diagnosis; physical medicine specialist or a rheumatology specialist, or an orthopedic surgeon. I believe the root causes will be determined more quickly. ...Read more