don't know about swollen hands but I got a slightly swollen foot and ankle and it is scaring the crud out of me. I know what does with this crappy disease! Just learned HPB meds can cause swollen feet too. Telling dr at my net appointment.
Edited by: GODZDESIGN95 at: 9/29/2011 (12:52)
I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHO STRENGTHENS ME.
WHEREFORE, SEEING WE ALSO ARE CARE COMPASSED ABOUT WITH SO GREAT A CLOUD OF WITNESSES, LET US LAY ASIDE EVERY WEIGHT, AND SIN WHICH DOES SO EASILY BESET US, AND LET US RUN WITH PATIENCE THE RACE THAT IS SET BEFORE US.
current weight: 174.6
Fitness Minutes: (2,743) Posts: 191 8/23/11 7:51 A
Thanks for all of your suggestions.... The article was quite informative.
I have been carrying 1lbs weights in my hands a few times when walking and didn't have any swelling. The hydration is a very important fact.... so I will incorporate that into my exercise routine... again Thank you
Fitness Minutes: (2,630) Posts: 16,475 7/5/11 10:57 P
I read the article that DAVIDMAC1 posted just the other day and was going to post it. But he beat me to it, b/c I have a lot of swelling in my hands and feet most of the time. My swelling is b/c my feet have had a lot of surgeries on them while I was growing up and prolong standing causes it too. And I am disabled from it and all. Poor blood circulation causes my foot problems as well the doctors have told me. I have limit my walking and I love to walk when it's nice and not too hot outside. I cut out the salt in my meals about 6 years ago, so if you eat at my home; you would have bland diet. You would have to salt on your meal and I do keep it in my home. Thank you, DAVIDMAC1 for posting it.
Edited by: ALASKAN at: 7/5/2011 (23:02)
Live 1 day at a time and live it to the fullest. Wish you all the best that life has to offer.... Stay focused, positive and it will get you where you want to be or done in life itself. My name is ERNA
I'm leader of a new team : "A Safe and Happy Home For Grievers"
guess I'm going to try it - my hands are always swollen after walking.
Eastern Time Zone
I expect to pass through this life but once. If, therefore, there can be any kindness I can show, or any good thing that I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now as I shall not pass this way again.
I read somewhere recently that you should drink a little water every 15 minutes when exercising... so that sounds about right when you look at the pattern you described. I agree, you should definitely take it with you!
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." thanks, Walter P. Chrysler. I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm!
Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL
Life comes in specific increments, which we receive as a gift of one moment at a time. That's why it's called
I had the same problem until I started drinking water while walking. I used a football field. Everytime I did two laps I would drink water. I got my bottle from Walgreen's which have a strap which is long enough to wear. Try it.
I can do all things through Christ who strengthen me!!!
current weight: 199.0
Fitness Minutes: (9,605) Posts: 2,115 7/1/11 12:12 P
one thing there caught my eye..the water..you are waiting to drink it until you come back go with it and drink on a regular basis as you noted you drink the water and the swelling disappears..you are dehydrating and the blood and lymph move lower when that happens and the stuff sits in your extremities until you rehydrate DRINK THE WATER ALL THE TIME EVEN IF YOU HAVE TO STRAP IT ON WHILE WALKING THE LADY MARY
TODAY IS LIFE THIS IS NOT A DRESS REHEARSAL
there is no cause when there is no effect km
i can do that, but not on a tuesday for that is my day of thrust in the opposite direction - off the starboard bow over the hurdles, and down the shute.
last is just the slowest winner. c.hunter boyd
people often say that motivation doesn't last. well neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily. zig ziglar
if i stitch fast enough do
Pounds lost: 273.0
Fitness Minutes: (9,605) Posts: 2,115 7/1/11 11:29 A
A couple of things you might try would be to clench and unclench your firsts ever few seconds to see if you can keep the blood flowing. Also, you can try putting your hands on the top of your head to keep the blood from pooling.
Are you walking very hard with your arms swinging or is this happening on more of a stroll? If this is a low effort walk, I would talk to your doctor about the issue as blood circulation issues are not something you want to ignore.
Fitness Minutes: (2,215) Posts: 29 7/1/11 10:43 A
I have an issue that I would appreciate any advice I can get.
During the summer when I walk my hands swell.... I try to wlk 45mins to an hour each time I walk. About 10 -15mins in my hands start to swell...by the time the walk is done my fingers are so swollen it's difficult to make a fist. When I return to my car and drink water the tightness slowly releases and in about 10 mins or so te swelling is gone.
Is there anything I can do or not do to prevent this from happening?
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.