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Lungs hurt after running or bike riding. How to prevent this?

Lungs hurt after running or bike riding. How to prevent this?

Get checked out: You may have exercise induced asthma, and all other treatment/ suggestions would be futile. Always start new exercise slowly and listen to your body. ...Read more

Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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Help docs? Why is it when running in the cold my lungs hurt and i feel congested & a headache in frontal lobes?

Help docs? Why is it when running in the cold my lungs hurt and i feel congested & a headache in frontal lobes?

Problem with cold?: Sounds like you have poor tolerance for cold weather, usually exaggerated by exercise. You may also have what is called "exercise induced asthma" A more detailed history and examination is needed to make the right diagnosis. Treatment could be as simple as using an inhaler before running. Try not to postpone it too far off. ...Read more

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For what reason is it when running in the cold my lungs hurt and i feel congested & a headache in frontal lobes?

For what reason is it when running in the cold my lungs hurt and i feel congested & a headache in frontal lobes?

Exercise asthma?: There is a condition called exercise induced asthma. It affects people only when they exercise. It is not uncommon in high level athletes (especially those in winter sports). Though this may not be your problem, I would recommend you get checked by a physician to rule this out. Good Luck ...Read more

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Why do my ovaries hurt after running?

Why do my ovaries hurt after running?

It may not be ovary.: Any motion of your extremities can aggravate pelvic disease, but your problem could be your abdominal wall. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my chest hurt after running in the cold?

Why does my chest hurt after running in the cold?

Airways constricting: Lungs that exposed to the cold usually causes a narrowing of the airways, called broncho-constriction. In some cases it may a sign of asthma. Chest pain in general should be taken seriously and may be a sign of underlying heart issues, so seeking medical attention is important. ...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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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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