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How can you relieve the soreness and tiredness out of your legs and arms fast from exercising?

How can you relieve the soreness and tiredness out of your legs and arms fast from exercising?

Exercise soreness: Gentle stretching before and after exercise can be quite helpful; massage; hydration; ice; chiropractic art can all be beneficial. Addition of electrolytes including magnesium and zinc are thought to be of some benefit as well. ...Read more

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The last 2 weeks i have experienced some weakness in my arms and legs, tiredness that lasts most of the day and sometimes disorientation. any ideas?

The last 2 weeks i have experienced some weakness in my arms and legs, tiredness that lasts most of the day and sometimes disorientation. any ideas?

Pretty vague: Those symptoms are pretty vague so it's hard to tell what might be going on. My advice would be to see your doctor, explain the symptoms, get an exam and probably some blood work. ...Read more

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Tiredness, chest pains, heaviness in arm. Pains get better when laying down.

Tiredness, chest pains, heaviness in arm. Pains get better when laying down.

Chest pain: Chest pain can happen for a variety of reasons but one should never delay seeking medical treatment is this could be the sign of a heart attack. Please contact your primary care physician about a cardiology referral as soon as possible. If your condition worsens call 911 or go to the emergency department. ...Read more

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I'm currently feeling dizziness, tiredness, left arm pain ,specially palm. Could it have anything to do with stds?

I'm currently feeling dizziness, tiredness, left arm pain ,specially palm. Could it have anything to do with stds?

Left arm pain : Unlikely. You need to see a doctor immediately. As I do no know a whole lot of the other circumstances like medical history and history of the symptoms you are experiencing. ...Read more

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30yr old female, 4 a month now severe tiredness, needing 2 rest but can't sleep, headaches, dizziness, pins in needles, dull right arm&tingling in face.

30yr old female, 4 a month now severe tiredness, needing 2 rest but can't sleep, headaches, dizziness, pins in needles, dull right arm&tingling in face.

Head: Definitely time for a thorough neurologic history and examination. You would likely need a brain scan based on this alone. ...Read more

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Is there a common reason why middle age people's arms get flabby so easily?

Is there a common reason why middle age people's arms get flabby so easily?

Age and laxity: Thanks for your inquiry. As we age our collagen strength does decrease and gravity is a constant force. However, at age 37 you are still young. I find the forces of pregnancy and weight gain and loss are more influential than simply time in your 30s. ...Read more

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Recently noticed that the skin on my arms has become very thin & easily bleeds w/the slightest puncture. Am 69 yo female, no meds. Fairly active.

Recently noticed that the skin on my arms has become very thin & easily bleeds w/the slightest puncture.  Am 69 yo female,  no meds.  Fairly active.

Aging or disease?: Thinner, brittle skin can be an effect of aging. Or it can be from lack of certain vitamins. Bleeding certainly is not normal and can be pathologic, especially if excessive, recurrent or prolonged. Please get to the healthcare professional to get some clotting blood tests done to identify any bleeding issues you may have. And thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some easy ways to get a sixpack or eightpack and some muscle on arms?

I'll go for the guns: & somebody else can go for the abs. These exercises help to build arm muscle: push downs, pin presses, dumbbell wrist curls, dips, rolling extensions, barbell wrist curls, preacher curls, chin ups, lying barbell triceps extensions, thick grip curls, concentration curls & lying dumbbell triceps extensions. ...Read more