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Climbing: Push ups, pull ups, etc.Get a more detailed answer ›
Injury prevention: Avoid anything wigh a high risk of falls or accidents such as biking, jet skiing, four wheel driving, and tackle football. ...Read more
Hello, I have glasses and they cause me a lot of trouble while doing outdoor activities. Please help me get rid of them naturally. Thank you?
Contacts: While I am not sure there is a natural cure to vision problems but you may want to consider contact lens. These would be easier to deal with outside. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Outdoor with Baby: Any and everything within reason. You need to ensure that the baby is clothed well and warm when it is cold outside, as well as in cool/loose cotton clothing when hot out. Ensure use of sunscreen at all times and coverups to ensure no sunburns and always bring enough food, water, diapers, wipes, toys, etc......Plan ahead. ...Read more
Oil of Citronella: There are many insect repellants available otc. Many with citronella and other repellants. Best to wear long sleeve shirts, cover legs, and gloves if in a high bee area. ...Read more
Get: A personal trainer if you are not familiar with lifting. ...Read more
Tampon: There is no danger participating in physical activities when on your period. Just use a tampon or pad as you normally would. ...Read more
No: There is no known way to prevent myopia. It is familial in many cases. There seems to be more people becoming myopia when a population becomes more urban (instead of rural), and when the society gets industrialized and educated. It is not known if myopia is worsened by close-up reading, close-up computer screens or tv's, less time spent outdoors, inadequate light indoors, etc... ...Read more
What is the best way to get rid of muscular aches within a day? I got them after outdoor activities today, and I have a massive hike tomorrow. Help asap
Muscle aches: Moist heat will increase circulation to muscles & help flush away products of strenuous physical activity. Oral NSAID (aleve/advil/ Motrin etc) taken with full glass of water after a meal will ease discomfort & inflammation. Gentle stretching helps alleviate stiffness. Topical anti-inflammatories (bengay/ aspercreme) work, too, but should not be used if taking oral nsaid. ...Read more
Hi. So whenever I go on outdoor activities in sun or on the riverside or beach in sun, the very next morning I have allergy only on my face and neck a?
Photosensitivity: See dermatologist and stop any medication you are talking ...Read more
Left side pain comes and goes like a spasm, This is my 3rd bought with this in 5 months. If I ly down is goes away, it comes on with activity. It s l?
Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic and more description such as location, radiation is needed. Fleeting, sharp pains, especially in the rib cage, are often due to pinching of intercostal nerve or muscle which runs between 2 ribs. Muscle cramping elsewhere is another possibility. These are more of a nuisance than anything serious, but a physician should examine you in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
AVM or AVN?: Avn refers to loss of blood supply to a part of a joint and damage that can lead to collapse of bone and joint destruction, it can involve any joint, most commonly hip, knee or shoulder. In avn exercise limitations depend on the joint involved and the stage of the damage. Avm is an arteriovenous malformation, some can be of minimal clinical significance and others, (brain) can be deadly. ...Read more
Artificial pacemaker: Artificial (implantable) pacemakers are mostly regulated by a sensor that recognizes motion. It's similar to the sensor that changes your phone/ipads display from portrait to landscape, based on the direction of the device. There are other sensors, such as ones that measure the density of blood in the heart and chest motion (simulating breathing). Get your routine pacemaker maintenance checks. ...Read more
3-5 times/week: A male in his 20s is considered a skeletally- mature adult. Appropriate exercise recommendations include 30-60 minutes of exercise 3-5 times/week. A mixture of cardio and resistance training is ideal. ...Read more
Pacemaker: A pacemaker is an electronic device which uses a lead as an antenna to sense the heart's electrical activity. It uses the same lead (s) to deliver a small electrical impulse to the heart to make it contract if the heart isn't going as fast as the device was programmed to maintain. Pacemakers both sense heart activity and pace it to produce activity. They maintain heart rate. Other things too.... ...Read more
I'm 9.4 weeks. U/S report says Growth is good but no cardiac activity. Is there any chance of activity starting late..
Follow up ultrasound: Usually cardiac activity start at 8 weeks, but sometimes there is miscalculation. Do a followup ultrasound after a week. ...Read more
Depend on your tolerance and condition, you can do sports, or exercises in which there are many forms, and eating healthy.
You can join the gym, there are usually trainers who will counsel you based on your present condition and recommend what is appropriate for you. ...Read more
Be creative: Park in the space farthest from the store. Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Bring small loads up the stairs instead of large ones (more trips). Can you bike or walk there instead of driving? ...Read more