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Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Depends: If you are in good shape and want to expand, get an excellent instructor and take it one day at a time. I encourage you to stay in shape, know your limits regarding thin air when in high elevations and enjoy it. I know of people who have learned very late in life and loved it. Using the proper equipment, clothing and getting excellent instruction make a big difference. ...Read more
Enjoy life: A fetus is relatively well protected within the womb from some of the jarring and buffeting your body experiences during any physical activity. Unless your OB has identified an unusual situation in your case, most activity, including jet skiing is fine in the earlier stages of pregnancy.I have known zumba trainers that worked up until a few days before delivery, and had amazing recovery afterward. ...Read more
Many: Well - I can personally attest to one risk - breaking an ankle. If you are slow snowplower with a helmet you might be at a lower risk then someone who takes giant slaloms at high speeds (if both people are in shape). You can develop a head injury, a sprain, a strain, a fracture, soft tissue injuries, internal injuries etc. It is best to take lessons and start on the bunny slope in the beginning. ...Read more
3 tips: There are many things that you can do but let me give you three tips. First make sure that you are well conditioned before going out on a mogul field. The strength and endurance needed in your quads and is immense. Second make sure you warm up adequately before going out on the slopes and lastly make sure that your bindings are set for your proper weight and ability level. ...Read more
Depends: If you are better at surf boarding and have never jet skied then the one you are better at is safer. If you have a propensity for riding a jet ski, and you love motorcycles, and speed, you would need to develop safe habits while enjoying the sport. When learning always find out how to avoid accidents and take practiceinto accountant. ...Read more
Protection: The same as with any other sport. A mouth guard will absorb some impact of a traumatic impact protecting the teeth and gums. ...Read more
Went skiing last week, coughing ever since. Now my stomachs been really upset all day and now night. Are these related?
Am 28 yrs old and not satisfied with my memory, I forget the tasks even performed me, or I recall them late, similarly I forget my professional ski?
Almost anything: The whole body is ar risk and all you can do is to learn to ski well and train for it. ...Read more
1) If you are able, see a dermatologist
2) If not, as a temporary measure buy a medium sized tube of hydrocortisone cream and follow the directions. The store will sell you 1% to 2%. Buy the maximum per cent hydrocortisone cream they will sell without a prescription
3) Is your skin blistered or painful?
4) Do you have fever? ...Read more
Should be: Ok-but take it easy. No black runs or moguls suggested. ...Read more
Actually...: A healthy baby might handle the altitude better than an adult. ...Read more
Tampax: Super Plus if it's a heavy flow ...Read more
Hypothermia: Hyopthermia represents the biophysical changes that happen when core temperature drops. Kids due to their smaller body mass seem more susceptible to dropping body temp. Initially shivering occurs, attempting to warm the body, then lethargy/confusion begin to present. The heart rate speeds up, but as cold persists shivering stops & the heart rate slows and beats irregularly. Coma then death follows. ...Read more
Not a good idea: When you have an enlarged spleen, it is possible for it to rupture (break open) if you hit something. That can be dangerous and make you need emergency surgery. Spleens can be different sizes, but generally the bigger, the worse the risk from being hit. Also, people with mono are often too tired to enjoy or do well with skiing. Put off your skiing several weeks. ...Read more
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No.: Jet skiing can introduce potentially infected water under pressure into the vagina; if you are pregnant, this could lead to miscarriage, vaginitis, cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease - none of which you need. Therefore, avoid this hobby during pregnancy and for 2-3 months postpartum. ...Read more
Probably not: Cold temperatures are a main cause of raynaud's phenomenon, so snow skiing can trigger symptoms. If a person has only mild symptoms, and can keep his hands, feet, face, and ears warm with the newest gadgets (such as heated gloves and socks), and he only goes to the slopes on sunny days, and just rides the gondolas rather than the open chair-lifts, maybe he will be ok, but that's a big maybe. ...Read more
The neck pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..
The treatment might include exercise, massage, physical therapy, medication, injections. ..
I recommend you seeking help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation from a pain management physician. ...Read more
Would likely be OK: If your blood count is normal and you are healthy, there is no reason not to ski on the day of donating blood. The american red cross recommends avoiding strenuous exercise for a few hours after giving blood so waiting a few hours and drinking lots of fluids would be advised. ...Read more