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Are there particular injuries that are more common when training in wet and windy weather?

Are there particular injuries that are more common when training in wet and windy weather?

Depends on condition: Windy, wet, hot, cold are all very different conditions and must be taken into account when training. Certainly a wet surface will make you more prone to a slip and fall and perhaps that would be a good track day or indoor cross training day. Hot-think fluids and sunsreen; cold-think layers. http://www.worldkeepsrunning.org/advicepage.aspx?adviceid=16. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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My natural hair is curly and frizzy! in the humid weather it start to break out like crazy! is there any particular daily care for this type of hair?

Good conditioner: HUMIDITY CAUSES CURLY HAIR TO REALLY BECOME FRIZZY--this is normal.use a daily moisturizing conditioner.If it does not work--enjoy it--people are getting perms all the time and you have a natural 'free' one! ...Read more

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What sort of disease is a cold weather injury?

Frostbite injury: Cold weather injury is most likely known as frostbrite. It can effect any part of the body but most commonly effects extremities. Treatment is directed at gentle (not rapid) rewarming of the effected part. Observation is subsequently monitored. Pathophysiology involves vascular occlusion and necrosis. Once tissues have demarcated, debridement and reeconstruction is instituted. ...Read more

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I always have difficulty in breathing when the weather is high humid? what's is that?

I always have difficulty in breathing when the weather is high humid? what's is that?

SOB HOT HUMID: i suspect because it is hot And humid. But what do you call hot and humid. I assume you have no other medical problems? Happy to give second opinion after getting more details. ...Read more

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I have recently endured a wrist injury, I need advice. Work or not? Typing causes more pain

I have recently endured a wrist injury, I need advice. Work or not? Typing causes more pain

Type with a splint: Wrist injuries can be a real problem. They should be evaluated by a hand surgeon to rule out a ligament tear. ...Read more

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I had recently straightened my hair twice because of the humid weather my hair had gotten shorter I'm using Aussie conditioner to repair will it work ?

Ask your hairdresser: Sorry this is not really a medical question as much as one for your hairdresser who has a better insight to the damage of your hair as well as products that may help repair your hair. ...Read more

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Why is it that hot and humid weather affects joints?

Why is it that hot and humid weather affects joints?

Barometer sign: Changes in humidity and barometric pressure can affect the joints. A rheumatologist in philadelphia once put his patients in a chamber that could control temperature, humidity and barometric pressure. He found that raising the humidity and dropping the barometric pressure people with a variety of joint and muscle pain can be worse. ...Read more

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Does rainy weather affect my CHF? Or any other type of weather?

Does rainy weather affect my CHF? Or any other type of weather?

CHF: Generally weather won't affect your CHF unless you are exposed to it. For instance if you're indoors and warm when its freezing outside, no problem. On the other hand should you be out in the cold without adequate clothing protection, you could have problems. ...Read more