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Doctor insights on: The Effects Of Over Training On Competitive Swimmers

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What's the safest most anabolic legal of course supplements for athletes out their? Which boost the athletes performance? Without cardiac problems??

What's the safest most anabolic legal of course supplements for athletes out their? Which boost the athletes performance? Without cardiac problems??

HealthTap Doctors...: ...are asked not to endorse specific products. I would advise you speak with your physician as to your training goals, so your answer can best be tailored to your specific needs. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of jogging outside compared to jogging on the treadmill in the gym?

What are the benefits of jogging outside compared to jogging on the treadmill in the gym?

Some: The scenery changes, you are less likely to get mugged, the air smells better.All joking aside we are happy you are exercising and where ever you jog makes you healthier. ...Read more

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What are the effects of blood loss on strength and/or power athletes?

What are the effects of blood loss on strength and/or power athletes?

Anemia?: I assume you mean chronic anemia. Power lifting is an anaerobic exercise and wouldn't be affected too much by acute anemia unless it was profound. More importantly, would be to identify the cause of a chronic anemia. Poor diet or a perhaps a medical condition that would have an indirect affect on your ability to train and/or build muscle mass. ...Read more

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What are the dems trying to back pedal on global warming in light of the deep freeze over most of the usa?

What are the dems trying to back pedal on global warming in light of the deep freeze over most of the usa?

Politics not science: Science is rarely the driving force behind politics. It is usually money, religion, bigotry, superstition, myth, ignorance, fantasy or all of the above. Scientific evidence is often ignored completely, if not misinterpreted. ...Read more

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Does the sodium loss in endurance athletes go down the more years they participate in training and racing?

Does the sodium loss in endurance athletes go down the more years they participate in training  and racing?

Kidneys: The regulatory mechanisms do not change. They will conserve salt to correct volume. Most athletes replace fluid and electrolytes whether necessary or not. Doubt this changes with experience. ...Read more

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Is there any effects of ssri on lactic acid build up in the muscle during swimming practice?

Is there any effects of ssri on lactic acid build up in the muscle during swimming practice?

No: Lactic acid is a byproduct of anaerobic exercise, that is, vigorous exercise that outpaces the body's ability to supply oxygen to the tissues. It's not dangerous but can be painful; it helps to work the muscles to a gradual stop instead of stopping suddenly. To the best of my knowledge, ssris have no effect on this process. ...Read more

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Long distance running vs. Walking abunch of miles everyday. Which of the two would have more of an effect on skinniness of the legs and also the thinness of the bones?

Long distance running vs. Walking abunch of miles everyday.  Which of the two would have more of an effect on skinniness of the legs and also the thinness of the bones?

Well: Running will not be good for thin legs and if the bones are frail it may cause more harm than good. You want to do cardio, maybe use a stairmaster and do wieght bearing excercises that strengthen bone and increase muscle mass. Brisk walking is good for your heart and endurance but if you want real physcial change involving increased muscle tone, wt bearing will need to b involved. Gd luc. ...Read more

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Why's most fitness and health advice on the internet and in the media pitched toward women?

Why's most fitness and health advice on the internet and in the media pitched toward women?

Ask the experts: Traditionally, women have been more interested in their health than men. Men, as a group (not all men), tend to wait until something goes wrong before seeing their doctor. Why don't you ask the people who write content for health web sites why they write more for women than men? And let them know you'd like to read health information that's addressed to your needs as a man. ...Read more

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Is increase in height possibe by strengthening the tendons in the knee or those of the spines?Just read that on the growth factor plus site

Is increase in height possibe by strengthening the tendons in the knee or those of the spines?Just read that on the growth factor plus site

Height : You will not gain height by strengthening tendons. All this will do is keep the alignment and joint strength improved. It will also prevent bending of the spine and allow you to stand more upright and erect. The way for height is increasing bone growth. ...Read more

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Do some of the effects of Depakote on fetus wear off over time?

Do some of the effects of Depakote on fetus wear off over time?

Avoid in pregnancy!: Depakote should be the last drug to be considered for epilepsy therapy in pregnancy because of its strong embryotoxicity and causal relationship with severe fetal anomalies (ranging from anencephaly and myelomeningocele to valproic acid embryopathy). ...Read more

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What are the benefits of cardio exercises over strength training?

What are the benefits of cardio exercises over strength training?

Multiple: The advantages to a daily jogging / aerobic program are these: increased aerobic fitness , better leg muscle tone, and increased endorphin release which usually results in better concentration powers and ability to relax . Strength training with weights increases muscle strength, endurance and general body habitus. Good Luck! ...Read more

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For weight lifting and aerobic exercise, what type of doctor is an expert? Can personal trainers be trusted for questions on these subjects? Opinions vary about the benefits of off days, overloading muscles, and overtraining thresholds.

For weight lifting and aerobic exercise, what type of doctor is an expert?  Can personal trainers be trusted for questions on these subjects?  Opinions vary about the benefits of off days, overloading muscles, and overtraining thresholds.

A sports medicine : Doc or physiatrist is probably the best resource. Trainers are unfortunately variably trained and can injure as many as they help. There are some awesome trainers out there but do your due diligence and reasearch their training. ...Read more

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What would cause loss of tensile strength of the first and second rays of the foot? Specifically unable to "push off" while running

Tendonitis: Could have tendinitis of foot tendon that is involved in push off-- if persists, see a doctor to workup... Possibly with an mri. ...Read more

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Does running require the use of supporters? I run 2-3 kms at the speed of 9kmph.Can this lead to hernia

Does running require the use of supporters? I run 2-3 kms at the speed of 9kmph.Can this lead to hernia

No: Running does not cause hernias. Hernias are generally caused by a collagen disorder that cannot be diagnosed. No need for support to prevent hernia either. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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