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Overweight Golf Swing
The outer part of my left arm (rotator cuff?) hurts when i extend my arm behind my back or above my arm. It started from an awkward golf swing.
Have it evaluated.: Then see an orthopedist and have the shoulder evaluated. ...Read more
During a golf swing felt a pull on my right oblique -still played a bit more after the fact and was okay-woke up today and almost fells sore/strain ?
It's very common for: ...a minor sprain or strain to feel worse the next day. As the body attempts to repair the injury, it increases blood flow, inflammatory substances and material for the repair. It's similar to a sunburn you feel AFTER the damage is done. Keep the joint moving but don't stress it too much. Apply ice for a couple of days then heat followed by gentle movement. You should be fine in a week or so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was practicing my full golf swings yesterday, and I am now experiencing some mild pain on my left wrist. Should I just leave my wrist alone?
Golf-ball-sized areas of swelling behind (beside) my ankle bones. 33, female. No discoloration, no pain. Overweight, no hypertension. Non-smoker.
Can one golf 17 days after minor laproscopic hernia? If not how long. ~40 / male. 25 lb over weight.
Yes: You will want to pace yourself and be aware of your body's sensations. Any discomfort, pulling, or tugging in your groin is a sign that you're not ready for that much activity. You may be better off chipping and putting practice than driving practive or a full game. Remember, that mesh your doctor placed needs to seal in place -- if it moves, it can cause a recurrence of your hernia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: Having an overweight parent definitely increases a child's risk of being overweight/obese. This is likely due to a combination of children patterning their eating habits and sedentary lifestyle of their parents as well as genetic tendency towards obesity. However, being aware of the weight struggles can be a powerful motivator for parents to adopt a healthy lifestyle for the whole family. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If a child is < 6 months old, not much, and don't worry. If a child is > 6 months old, make sure the food they're eating is healthy. This means no juices or "junk" food. Also, the earlier a child is introduced to "solid" foods, the more likely he/she is to be overweight. To avoid this, wait until at least 4-6 months old to introduce (soft) cereals and fruits/veggies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not Necessarily: It depends on the age of the baby and the amount overweight. Babies are less active early on and eat more than they utilize but as time goes on and they become more active, most times babies will got back to a reasonable weight. Anecdotally, this is especially true of breast fed babies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
Childhood obesity: A growing problem in our country is childhood obesity. The dietary education is slowly happening in schools, but there needs to be an emphasis on regular exercise as well. I would suggest finding an activity they think is fun...Dance, soccer, karate, and encouraging it. Also, make them turn off the electronics for an hour or so a day, and engage in activities. The video games and apps can wait. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Overweight: Many potential risks from being overweight. Start by going online and seek articles related to obesity. Some articles may be above your understanding but there will be plenty for you to understand and put into use. Don't get it after rereading? Unlikely, but if so please see a dietitian. Your doctor will refer you. Let me know how it turns out. ...Read more
Overweight : The best diet for overweight children is a healthy and nutritious diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, protein (beans, peanuts and tree nuts, fish, white meat and lean beef), milk with reduced fat (preferably fat-free including yogurt), devoid of soda and juice but copious in water. Correct calorie counts for age should be exercised. Do not forget that at least one hour physical activity per day. ...Read more
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