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Why Are My Muscles Sore After I Exercise
Lactic acid: When muscled burn glucose without oxygen (unaerobically) to produce energy needed for exercise, a bi product called Lactic Acid is produced. When this substance accumulates, it causes pain and cramping. As you become more fit, your body uses the aerobic (oxygen) pathway more to produce the energy it needs, so less need to use of the unaerobic path--less Lactic Acid is produced--less pain/crams. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Arm muscles sore. It is the kind of soreness that one feels from strenuous exercise. However it is unrelated to exercise. Also tired and depressed?
32wk n i have pain wen i get up or move around between da vagina n thighs. are my muscles sore from to much weight?
You bet!: Your muscles have to adjust to "extra cargo". ...Read more
There is a soreness on my right lower back/side for last couple of weeks. It's more pronounced after workouts, Is it just a sore muscle?
Deconditioning: Deconditioning, also called disuse atrophy (due to sedentary lifestyle and physical inactivity) is the most common cause in north america. Other causes include vascular (blockages of arteries down the leg) or spinal stenosis (tightening around spinal nerves). If not better with daily running - walking - stationary bike - rowing machine use for 6-8 weeks, have your family doc start the workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
26 athletic bmi=22 male. Muscles sore/tight on waking. Symptom coincided w/ buying ikea futon mattress. Clearly need better bed, recommendations?
Sounds like you : Answered your own question. A futon can b a fun fashion statement for a young man, but it is very seldom a proper mattress. I would suggest trying some mattresses at a bedding store to see what's right for u. Good luck! ...Read more
What can cause pain during intercourse bottom of vulva & inner muscles. Sore afterwards. months between sessions (long distance BF) Used lubrication.
Levator myalgia: It is likely that you have one of two conditions. Levator myalgia is a tightening of the pelvic muscles that can be helped by physical therapy and massage. You may also have vestibuIitis, which can be a sensitivity of the vulva. Your gynecologist can diagnose you better. ...Read more
Painful pinched nerve in thumb, 1st and 2nd fingers on dominant right hand. Numb fingers, muscles sore, no grip. What can I do until appt?
SUGGEST: Let's assume you have carpal tunnel syndrome, and it is affecting the median nerve substantially. You have about a 35% chance that wearing a wrist splint, which you can find at orthopedics supply store, will calm down the inflammation, and decrease symptoms if worn thru-out the day. An OTC NSAID may also help a bit. ...Read more
Ferritin 13 bc of weight loss and overtraining. 6 ft 3 175 lb male. How much iron can I take? PCP said 2 pills/ day but I'm exhausted/ muscles sore
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