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She Ran 10 Kms In 2 Hours And Later Her Leg Exploded

She Ran 10 Kms In 2 Hours And Later Her Leg Exploded
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Walking is good for health and all the other exercises as well. But as Dumbledore said to Harry, the excess of even good things is toxic in large amounts.

She trained herself with the help of a local gym for a 10 km race and completed the race within two hours. While it was a feat in itself, it also had its side effects which turned out to be a little more extreme than thought.

Her story here is one of inspiration as well as of caution. 

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Mellisa King completed Bernie Ten

Mellisa King completed Bernie Ten

She completed the 10 km race under two hours. She trained for almost eight weeks to complete the race. Even after all this training and conditioning, she faced side effects of the exertion.

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After the race her leg started swelling.

After the race her leg started swelling.

Accompanied by intense pain as if it's going to explode. By the time, they rushed to the hospital during which it swelled to double its size and the internal fluid pressures were three times normal.

It was compartment Syndrome

It was compartment Syndrome

The fluid built up inside the intricate muscular structures and create pressure. She had to be operated and it left long 8-inch scars but then saved her of amputation.

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Even some local media covered her story.

Even some local media covered her story.

An year since and still there are after effects of the events

An year since and still there are after effects of the events

With support from family and the gym, she is still coping with the consequences and undergoing treatment that includes physiotherapy.

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