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Platform diver with rigorous training sessions, have consistent arm pain, numbness, sick feeling, dizziness. Any suggestions?

I m a 18 year old girl and I am a 10m platform diver and train every day with 5 pool hours a week, 5 gym sessions and 4 runs of 2-6 miles. Recently I ve been struggling with pain in my arms when I dive (I have had a torn tricep and tendonitis in one arm) making my arms feel heavy and numb during training. I have also been feeling sick whenever I eat, no matter how much or little I eat and feeling dizzy to the point of nearly blacking out at training which is dangerous for a diver! Any suggestions as to what may be wrong?
Asked On : Fri, 21 Dec 2012
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Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist 's  Response
At 18 years of age there are a number of possible causes for your symptoms.
Anemia is quite common at your age and would account for some of your symptoms. I guess your diet is healthy but you need to ensure you eat enough to sustain you through your rigorous training regimen.
Early pregnancy should be consiered. Are you getting enough rest? Do you have any niggling injuries that are preventing you from achieving your goals. Stress and anxiety can cause these sorts of symptoms.
I would be difficult to be more specific than this but I hope these suggestions may be of help.
Dr K A Pottinger
Answered: Sat, 10 Aug 2013
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Dentist Dr. Prachi Mishra's  Response
hello friend i would suggest you to see an orthopedic surgeon for your painful arms. it may be because you have a history related to it. you should take rest for some days and please do not take stress everything will be fine... start taking vitamin b complex capsules as well as vitamin e 400mg daily.... give a warm saline bath to your arms for around 15 minutes two times a can apply muscle relaxant and analgesic gels as well. avoid doing heavy exercises.
thank you dear hope it helps
Answered: Sat, 10 Aug 2013
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