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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Why do my legs itch when I run sometimes?

Why do my legs itch when I run sometimes?

Increased blood flow: Running will increase blood flow and muscle activity and can be the cause of skin itching. ...Read more

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Why do my thighs and leg twitch when I get nervous?

Why do my thighs and leg twitch when I get nervous?

An adrenalin effect: Nervousness or anxiety releases epinepherine or Adrenalin which energizes muscles getting you ready to fight or run. Meds like oral steroids or water pills as well as caffiene can cause hyper-sensitive muscle fibers too. New or over-exercise can also over-use muscles and cause them to feel "watery" and loose and twitchy. ...Read more

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Why do my ankles swell when I do not get enough sleep?

Why do my ankles swell when I do not get enough sleep?

Fluid retention: If both ankles swell, the problem is not your ankles but your body retaining fluid. The 4 most common causes of fluid retention come from heart, lungs, liver or kidney. The only relationship that may be associated with less sleep is less time witih your feet elevated, so gravity brings the fluid down to your ankles. Try to keep them elevated during the day. ...Read more

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Why do my legs get week and eyes get heavy sometimes when i exercise?

Why do my legs get week and eyes get heavy sometimes when i exercise?

Lactic acid buildup: Th eweakness is usually caused by build up of Lactic Acid in the muscles. Usually you burn glucose for energy, but during exercise, you may stat burning alternative fuels to keep going. When you burn alternative fuels, certain different by-products build up in your muscles, especially lactic acid, and this can caue weakness. Have a snack before exercise and drink plenty of water during exercise! ...Read more

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Why do my ears hurt when I exercise?

Why do my ears hurt when I exercise?

Depends: Are you using earbuds or earphones when you work out? This is the most common reason; however, it may also be due to an ear canal irritation or infection. I suggest a checkup to be sure. ...Read more

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Why do my feet sweat when it's bare?

Why do my feet sweat when it's bare?

Some people : Just have over active sweat glands. You may want to check to make sure you don't have a thyroid issue. You can try soaking your feet few times a week in water with tea bags, the tannic acid will help dry feet. ...Read more

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Why do my feet swell when I don't get enough sleep?

Why do my feet swell when I don't get enough sleep?

Foot swelling: It is most likely due to the fact that when you are sleeping your feet are elevated and the swelling is reducing, when you are not getting enough sleep your feet and legs are not elevated enough and your feet are still swollen when you wake up ...Read more

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Why do my arms ache when i sleep?

Why do my arms ache when i sleep?

Pinched nerve: Cervical disc disease possible positional agraveter. Should see physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I get tired when I'm walking? I sweat a lot and my back hurts when I walk around.

Why do I get tired when I'm walking? I sweat a lot and my back hurts when I walk around.

See details: Your symptoms are too vague to offer a precise diagnosis. See a doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Why does my lower legs hurt when I exercise?

Why does my lower legs hurt when I exercise?

Exercise: I recommend stretching before and after exercising, it reduce injury and pain. ...Read more

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Why do my legs have a burning pain when i exercise?

Questions: Has it always happen. Does it always happen. How severe ? You may be just using muscles you have not used in a while, but if this is ongoing and worsening have a doc take a look. ...Read more

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Why do my hands cramp when i sleep?

Why do my hands cramp when i sleep?

Sleep position: This can be caused by your sleep position pinching a nerve. Try to change how you position you hand and arms. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why do my feet hurt when I travel?

Why do my feet hurt when I travel?

Possibly swelling: From feet being dependant in a car or on a plane. Or the fact that you may be walking more or wearing shoes you normally don't wear. ...Read more

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Why do my hands get so cold after I exercise?

Why do my hands get so cold after I exercise?

Natural response: During and after vigorous exercise, the heart works to pump blood to the more important parts of the body, like the brain and the muscles that are working. To do that, the blood vessels in the extremities will tighten allowing blood to be shunted to the parts noted above, . ...Read more

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Why do my legs feel weak when walking and exercising?

Why do my legs feel weak when walking and exercising?

see details: They is no way to answer this without being able to examine you. Get it evaluated if it is a significant concern. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up with random bruises on my arms and legs, and why did i unintentionally lose weight when i eat a lot?

Easy bruising: Women tend to bruise more easily and it's not uncommon for young women like yourself to wake up with some bruises. There are many potential causes but usually it goes unexplained. Your doctor can run a blood test to rule out the much more rare but potentially serious causes. ...Read more

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Why my heart hurts after I do exercise bike?

Chest pain: Sometimes muscles in the chest wall are strained when doing an exercise like the exercise bike (if certain positions are uncomfortable or if the work is extreme). This is usually a pain that u can reproduce by pressing over the upper rib cage. However, one has to be concerned about a deeper chest discomfort that comes on after exercise, as it could signify a heart problem like angina. ...Read more