of your nose). Trade white potato for sweet potato, supplement meat dishes with kidney and eat plenty of fresh vegetables such as spinach and pumpkin.Vitamin B5 works hard to reduce allergic symptoms and a healthy 100mg a day will help to ward off
Matt qualified as a physio 20 years ago and has spent the past decade at the forefront of sports medicine. He works as a consultant in private practice dealing with everyone from elite level runners to beginners.Q1. I’m grateful for the opportunity to raise this question with you...
Q I recently started training more heavily for some upcoming 5Ks and 10Ks. I run six days a week, including speedwork. Im a fit 24-year-old, but Ive noticed my sex drive flagging. Could my running be causing this?A There certainly can be a relationship between hard training a...
Q After suffering from some internal bleeding, I underwent a series of medical tests. These showed that all my baseline bio-readings were normal, but that my liver is larger than average, which my doctors suggest could be the cause of the bleeding. I know distance runners develo...
?A The best defence against colds and flu is a strong and healthy immune system. A wealth of natural remedies is available that can both alleviate symptoms and strengthen your natural immunity. Essential oils are one possibility. Cinnamon leaf essential oil
Q I gave birth nine weeks ago, and before this I was running up to eight miles every day. I went for my first run the other day and felt dreadful. I want to run a 10K in a couple of months, before tackling a half-marathon in the autumn. Im worried, though, that I wont get ...
Q No matter what the weather hot or cold, dry or wet my nose drips constantly as I run. As youd expect, its a serious nuisance. What could be causing this problem? Could it be something in my diet?A Youre not alone. Nasal discharge becomes a persistent problem for many r...
Q During recent running I found that I lacked energy, and even though my heart rate was sky-high, I seemed to be plodding around every run. I went to my GP, and he diagnosed an underactive thyroid and prescribed Thyroxine. After a month, however, nothing seems to have improved. ...
Q In 40 years I’ve never had a problem with hay fever but I now find that midday running during the summer months makes my eyes and nose stream. I don’t have these problems in the winter. Is there anything I can take to stop it? A The best time to run outside coincides with the p...
Q I often suffer from stomach pains when running. Ive tried antacid tablets, but without success. The pain sometimes eases when I bend over. I think that Im eating correctly and not too soon before running. What do you suggest I do to solve the problem? A When you have food i...
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