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Can 5 hour energy drinks give guys the energy to improve a man's sexual performance, especially when he cannot stay erect?
No: Energy drinks are unlikely to help you in the way that you describe. ...Read more
Negatively: Your body requires a certain amount of blood pressure to get blood rapidly to your tissues, bathing them in nutrients necessary to keep up with their high demand during athletic activity. If your blood pressure is too low, then you might not be able to provide this to your tissues and you would feel weak, unable to perform. At the age of 21, low BP is more rare. ...Read more
After sporting activities, is water ok or do you have to regain electrolytes by drinking gatorade?
Depends on activity: If you exercise for less than one hour in relatively normal temps, then water is likely adequate. If you are a heavy sweater or exercise greater than one hour and/or in hot, humid environments, then electrolyte-containing beverages are encouraged during and after an event. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a basketball player and active in body building. Is it safe to consume supplements i.E whey protein, bcaa/glutamine, kre-alkalyn everyday ?
Thanks for asking!: Mastubation is both normal and natural.It does not cause any bodily harm. Rarely causes weakness mainly depending on your age. ...Read more
Is a heart murmur patient fit enough to participate in physically demanding sports such as boxing?
No: Since the body reacts more slowly to hot weather than cold, hot benefits only if you are exposed for a long period of time. You REALLY have to stay well hydrated. So, you actually burn more calories in cold weather - tough in Brazil, I guess! If you want to burn more, you can increase your intervals, for example, with short bursts of high-intensity exercise. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Difficulty deep breaths,fatigue,sleepless after going to gym 4-5 days xweek. Drinking plenty of water and balanced diet. Should've feeling energetic?
Get OK from Doc: It is normal to be quite fatigued after starting an exercise program however the sleeplessness is the more likely culprit. Your body needs rest after exercise, more intense - more rest. Take a few days to rest or very low intensity. The much more concerning possibility would be a heart problem. Did you get a check up before starting to exercise? Now is a good time to see your doctor. ASAP ...Read more
Beer: Sure, depending on your tolerance.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: High blood pressure should be managed before playing high intensity sports (like football) to prevent short and long term cardiovascular complications. See your doctor for recommendations on lowering it and for clearance to play. They may need to do more of a work up to determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Water will, too: If fast heart rate is due to dehydration, rehydration in any form will lower it. Water is the best choice, unless very strenuous, prolonged exercise, then sports drinks may have some slight advantage. Never count caffeinated or alcoholic beverages as rehydration, they actually work as diuretics and make the problem worse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I play sport of bodybuilding. Is fasting during sports hour before breakfast. Is it harmful or i can maintain the weight?
As one who exercises regularly, is it good to drink "electrolyte" drinks to replenish one's electrolyte balance?
Yes: The replenishment fluids should contain sodium, postassium supplemtation as well as water. ...Read more
21 and trouble maintaining erection without constant foreplay, even during porn and masturbation. Heart checked, hormone levels fine. Stress?
Most likely: In young men, erectile dysfunction is most likely due to stress from various sources, whether social, relationship, school/academics, financial, cultural, religious etc. You've already completed evaluation for middle age guy so unless you're taking more than just Anusol, it's most likely from stress, unless you smoke, in which case, you should quit, or drink to excess (same recommendation). ...Read more
Does maintaining a healthy lifestyle prevent erectile dysfunction and improve sexual performance in an 18 years old male ?
Yes, but generally: this is in the context of a much older male. The risks for ED are those of any other circulatory condition: smoking, blood pressure, blood pressure medication, cholesterol, diabetes. But by far the biggest risk (8 fold increase) is lack of 200 calories of exercise per day. Hope this is helpful. Never too early to start healthy habits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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