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    Pain and sore muscles for days after exercise
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    td830 posted:
    I have been working out for 4 months now and every time,I get extreme pain and stiffness in all my muscles and lower back. I was told that I am out of shape and this will go away. I will do light to moderate exercise and still be in pain. All over the counter pain meds do not work. I used ever muscle cream,spray and roll on. I soak in bath with Epsom salts to sore muscle soaks no help. Best and cold doesn't work. Massage doesn't work. I am clueless. The only relief is more exercise. It takes 2-4 days of no exercise for the pain to go away. Any suggestions ? I am desperate.
     
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    christinaorr65 responded:
    I had similar issues when I was first starting out. That is very frustrating to still have it 4 months into exercising regularly. Besides drinking a lot of water, I suggest taking a supplement with Magnesium, as well as epsom salt baths. You can also look into a post workout supplement to help you recover faster.
     
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    franola responded:
    I agree with replacing fluids. Maybe you need more potassium.
     
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    bikayaker responded:
    This post is very timely for me. I could have written it myself word for word. You didn't mention your age. Did you ever find any relief or reason for the muscle pain? If so, please share.
     
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    dhyde responded:
    Have you been checked for Fibromyalgia?


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