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Fluoroquinolones and Statins: A Recipe for Rhabdomyolysis

In May, 2017, WSB-TV 2 Atlanta aired the story, “Clark Howard says near-fatal disease possibly caused by popular antibiotic,” in which the story of how Clark Howard, a popular consumer expert and host of the nationally syndicated Clark Howard Show, was hurt by a combination of ciprofloxacin (a fluoroquinolone antibiotic) and generic Lipitor (a statin). 1,044 more words

What's better Cycling or Running?

While we advocate all types of exercise and finding one that you are passionate about. Recent studies have compared cycling and running and how they affect your body. 341 more words

Walking downhill causes damage to human muscle

Walking downhill on a motor driven treadmill requires the leg extensor muscles to act as brakes by performing eccentric contractions, that is the muscle are activated but actually stretched so that they slow down and control the rate of descent of the body centre on mass. 266 more words

Professor Anthony J Sargeant

Rhabdomyolysis - My Story

2 weeks ago today I did a Crossfit workout and got Rhabdomyolsis, this is my story so far…

I am a healthy 37 year old woman living in Lincolnshire, England and 4 weeks ago I decided I need a change in direction in my fitness training and decided to try Crossfit.  1,372 more words