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What is the main cause of runners collapsing during marathon?

What is the main cause of runners collapsing during marathon?

Lack of training: Probably the lack of proper training. You should race the way you train. Biggest mistake is going out too fast. You often end up cramping later on. Also, dehydration, which can lead to cramping. You must learn to hydrate before running and during running. All in the training. ...Read more

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What causes bloody watery stool during marathon?

What causes bloody watery  stool during marathon?

Runner trots: Long-distance/marathon runners can experience an unpleasant symptom associated with prolonged exercise: diarrhea. Also known as "runner's trots" or "runner's diarrhea, " exercise-induced diarrhea can result in severe cramping, constipation and loose, watery stools during or after an exercise session. While the exact cause of exercise-induced diarrhea is unknown. ...Read more

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What are the main causes of allergies during the winter?

What are the main causes of allergies during the winter?

Mold, pet, dust mite: Pollen is usually not an issue during the winter...Perennial allergens such as pet dander, dust mites and mold can cause symptoms all year round. ...Read more

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I've heard that eating fruit during or after the main meal is not good for digestion. Ferments then causes gas and bloating.

I've heard that eating fruit during or after the main meal is not good for digestion. Ferments then causes gas and bloating.

Fruit may cause gas: There are some fruits/vegetables that are complex and can lead to gas/bloating. They are called FODMAP; examples are apples, pears... also broccoli, asparagus, brussel sprouts. You can look up the diet and avoid those if they bother your stomach. Otherwise the rest are ok to eat. ...Read more

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Can HSV1 genitally cause one swollen lymph node in the groin during primary outbreak? Also, is it rare to spread HSV1 to partners during vaginal sex?

Can HSV1 genitally cause one swollen lymph node in the groin during primary outbreak? Also, is it rare to spread HSV1 to partners during vaginal sex?

The answer is, Yes!: HSV is contagious to your sex partner, so you both need a course of antibiotics which may eliminate this infection. Groin nodes can enlarge due to infection or inflammation in and around your genitalia. ...Read more

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Could a man die during marathon sex?

Could a man die during marathon sex?

Not of sex itself: I did autopsy one guy who triggered an asthmatic attack -- he was so excited about the situation he forgot to bring his inhaler. This is the one thing you can't die of if you're reasonably healthy. In fact, deaths in coronary patients are less common than popular wisdom suggests. Even prolonged excitement / "edging" won't kill you without serious underlying disease. ...Read more

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How can I avoid dehydration during marathon?

How can I avoid dehydration during marathon?

Training: You must hydrate days before the event. Then keep fluid intake consistent with conditions and with how you trained. You must train drinking fluids throughout your runs. You will find the right combination for your needs. If your urine is not clear or light transluscent then you are at least partially dehydrated. Much written about this -- do some research to help with this. Good luck, have fun. ...Read more

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How do you prevent injuries during marathons?

How do you prevent injuries during marathons?

Proper training: Proper long term training. You will race the way you train, only better, if you train properly and rest and taper correctly.Push if you have trained to do this (track and interval training), but don't if you have not. The real race begins at mile 21,so be sure you have gas in your tank at this point. When your brain loses energy, your gait and mechanics suffer and this can lead to injury.Run smart ...Read more