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Why am so bloated after running a half marathon?

Why am so bloated after running a half marathon?

Hard to say: Depends on a number of things. You may have let yourself dehydrate, and now your body is hanging on to water until things equilibrate. What did you eat beforehand - did you "carbo load" and with high fiber? A marathon his high stress and leads to cortisol release which may cause water retention as well. Whatever it is, it will resolve with time. ...Read more

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Why do I get stomach pains and a really bloated stomach after running?

Why do I get stomach pains and a really bloated stomach after running?

Find the cause: Many different things can cause stomach "bloat" true bloating due to a large amount of gas can best be avoided by avoiding the foods, activities that cause the gas accumulation. Many other things feel like bloating but may be due to inflammation or adhesions or gallstone problems etc. See your primary to figure out the cause of your symptoms

http://digestive. Niddk. Nih. Gov/ddiseases/pubs/gas/. ...Read more

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Why do I feel nauseous, have chills, and have gas after running a half marathon?

Why do I feel nauseous, have chills, and have gas after running a half marathon?

Dehydration, heat: Make sure you drink enough during marathons, and as well take adequate "electrolytes" (salt). Dress lightly, make sure your clothing is well ventilated, avoid occlusive clothing. E.G. Visor hat is better than a hat that closes off evaporation. Humans were designed without clothing, and when you are hot and exerting, try to get back as close to that natural state. Spray water, evaporation cools. ...Read more

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How do I heal pain in my ankle after running for my half marathon this weekend? There is no real swelling or bone fracture.

How do I heal pain in my ankle after running for my half marathon this weekend? There is no real swelling or bone fracture.

Rest, ice and:: Start with resting and icing it to cool things down, an acewrap to support it would be helpful. Gentle exercises would be helpful, within limits of discomfort initially, and gradually increase them as pain reduces.
Nsaids like Ibuprofen type medication would help. I am sure you'll be painfree in about 5-10 days time. If not see your doctor. ...Read more

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I feel hungry more than normal. Have a high metabolism due to running. Yet the past few days I've also felt bloated. Born w/o uterus. What's wrong?

I feel hungry more than normal. Have a high metabolism due to running. Yet the past few days I've also felt bloated. Born w/o uterus. What's wrong?

U may have: Hyperacidity. Have a thorough exam with ur dr and get checked for diabetes, thyroid condition etc. Best wishes! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/heartburn-gerd/tc/gas-bloating-and-burping-topic-overview. ...Read more

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I am 2-1/2 weeks post op of a partial hysterectomy. Aching on my right ovary, bloated and running a low grade fever 100.8 varying now for 4 days?

I am 2-1/2 weeks post op of a partial hysterectomy. Aching on my right ovary, bloated and running a low grade fever 100.8 varying now for 4 days?

Varies: It is normal to have some bloating and even tenderness near the ovaries after a subtotal hysterectomy. You should, however, follow up with your gynecologist about the fever, to evaluate for infection. ...Read more

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I am extremely depressed even after daily exercise including running and strength training but still have a bloated belly due to gas or constipation?

I am extremely depressed even after daily exercise including running and strength training but still have a bloated belly due to gas or constipation?

Depression: There are many things you can do for depression. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Work to get 8 hours or > of sleep per night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Recommend the “Feeling Good Book" by Dr. David Burns. If you haven't been evaluated by a psychologist or a psychiatrist - encourage that. ...Read more

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Bad stomach pain/cramp/bloated ffeeling when its starts to be empty. Sometimes so bad its hard to stand straight up due to the 'running cramp' feeling. I have history of gastritis... Wat 2 do?

Bad stomach pain/cramp/bloated ffeeling when its starts to be empty. Sometimes so bad its hard to stand straight up due to the 'running cramp' feeling. I have history of gastritis... Wat 2 do?

Check out these: Links. Hope u feel better soon! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/digestive-diseases-gastritis. http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/gastritis/ds00488. http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/367795-herbal-medicines-for-severe-gastritis/#page=1. ...Read more

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How can I prevent cold after running?

How can I prevent cold after running?

Vague: Do you mean that you are cold after running or getting a cold? You live in california, so I am assuming the later, but unsure. ...Read more

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Should my "thighs hurt" after running?

Yes.: It can indicate muscle growth from strengthening the quad muscles, or it can be Lactic Acid buildup, which will clear itself in a day or so. ...Read more

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How to deal with midfoot pain after running?

How to deal with midfoot pain after running?

See a foot doc: Get evaluated and get a diagnosis....is it tendonitis? Plantar fascitis? A stress fracture? It would be important to know.
Perhaps you need an orthotic.? Without knowing the exact location of the pain. Hard to determine....midfoot pain is too general.... ...Read more

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I walk with a limp after running, why is this?

I walk with a limp after running, why is this?

Plantar fasciitis??: If your pain is after activity and also after rest, you may have plantar fasciitis. If you can provide me with more information such as where the pain is located, any swelling, heat, etc, I may be able to help you more. ...Read more

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Why would someone get a headache after running?

Why would someone get a headache after running?

No: In theory, running increases blood pressure and heart rate and in turn increases cerebral blood flow......May cause pounding/ throbbing headache. ....Reduce the intensity. If have family hx on aneurism, stop running, get checked. ...Read more

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I get testicular pains after running. What to do?

I get testicular pains after running. What to do?

See a doc: 7)kidney stone: the pain from kidney stones may sometimes radiate into the testicular area. 8) infections or bleeding in the abdomen.......In your case a nerve entrapment, strain of the abdomen while running and possibly a hernia appear to be the more likely...
Get a proper evaluation from a urologist or a general surgeon. ...Read more

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When should I do yoga - before or after running?

When should I do yoga - before or after running?

If U R an avid runne: -& R on a stressful routine, a day off 2 do yoga would B my suggestion. Run 4 days a week doing hard workouts, then add yoga on Ur easier workout days, and do after running. U always should warm up then stretch B4 Ur hard workouts, then cool down, you can do yoga after easier days as part of your cool down. ...Read more

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My balls have hurt after running 3 miles. What do I do?

My balls have hurt after running 3 miles. What do I do?

Get extra support: You would likely benefit from wearing more supportive clothing. Either a traditional athletic supporter or tighter underwear may make running more tolerable. ...Read more

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I feel nauseated after running. Could not eating be the cause?

I feel nauseated after running. Could not eating be the cause?

It could.: But that is an easy theory to test. The next time you feel nauseated, try eating to see if it helps. You might even carry something with you while you were running, like an energy bar, to see if it will forestall those symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've been trail running...Why does my heal hurt after running?

Plantar Fasciitis: Generally pain in the heels after running is plantar fasciitis. Many runners use orthotics, achilles stretching and ice after a run. ...Read more

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Is it more beneficial to do vinyasa yoga before or after running?

Is it more beneficial to do vinyasa yoga before or after running?

I would do: Both if time permits. It really doesn't matter as long as you have time in the world.
Good for you! God bless u!

with me I spend 8 hours with my patients, 4 hours honing my golf game and 4 minutes of ecstacy with my loved one! ...Read more

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What happens if I get caught with drugs after running away from home?

What happens if I get caught with drugs after running away from home?

Caught by whom?: A minor arrested on a drug charge will be detained at a juvenile detention facility. You'll then either be released to your parent (s) or guardian (s) or held in the facility while awaiting court appearances and sentencing, if found guilty. Depending on the sentence you will be released or held longer in the facility. Social/youth services will be involved. Avoid all this and improve your life! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have trouble with breathing during and after running?

Is it normal to have trouble with breathing during and after running?

Yes.: Running creates lots of work for the muscles, heart and lungs. The muscles use a lot of oxygen to energize the muscle actions. The by-products or CO2 are released to the environment by exhalation from the lungs.
Thus it is important to undergo training so the runner can have better endurance and physiologically, there is more efficiency in the function of the heart, lung and muscle. ...Read more

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Why does my midback hurt after running and what can I do to prevent this?

Why does my midback hurt after running and what can I do to prevent this?

Please be carefull: Please be careful with back pain. It could be something as simple as muscle imbalance, or something worse.
When you find the reason you could address the issue in a direct way.
Good luck thanks. ...Read more

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What to do about nauseated after running- could not eating be the culprit?

What to do about nauseated after running- could not eating be the culprit?

Find symptom's cause: Nausea/vomiting may be GI-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary &pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, even reaction to stress. Find & treat cause. ...Read more

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When should I do stretching exercise to gain height? Before running or after running?

When should I do stretching exercise to gain height? Before running or after running?

Doesn't raise height: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. In rare cases, growth hormone is approved for use in young, extremely short kids. ...Read more