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#75335 - 12/29/04 11:02 PM Is This Bad?
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Well O.K., I get pissed pretty easy at things, and i can punch things, say a T.V.

Is that bad for my knuckles? I notice some are a bit bruised and red and the other fist looks healthier. I also seem to notice the other side is "flatter" I don't know if I'm imagining it, but still, is it bad?

And if some knuckles are flattened, can they be "bulged" up again?

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#75336 - 12/30/04 05:23 AM Re: Is This Bad?
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Greetings StartingYoung.

Please be careful hitting hard objects with your bare knuckles. The stress to not only your knuckles, but ALL your joints up to your shoulder, can cause permanent damage.

Get a heavy bag. you can go ballistic on it, with much less chance of hurting yourself.

The "stress relief" from hitting the bag will probably help manage your anger so you won't feel the need to engage in self destructive activities.

Consider enrolling in a martial arts class, if you have not already. The discipline involved in training may also be helpful in boosting your self image, lessening the need for violent outbursts.

Check with your doctor about your knuckles.

Live and learn.

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