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Avatar n tn Of course, always check with your physician before starting an exercise program, especially if it has been some time since you’ve been physically active. Once you get the green light, go slow — just ten or 15 minutes a day — then increase to 30 minutes a day as you build stamina, Dr. White suggests. Include at least one activity from each of these three areas: flexibility, strength, and cardiovascular. Ready? Check out these 8 arthritis-friendly workouts. They’re sure to get you going.
Avatar n tn Some folks have been able to maintain a high level of physical activity including weight training without missing a beat. Others get hit so bad shuffling from the house to the car is an ordeal. Most have an experience somewhere in between. I would say it is "typical" to be impacted by anemia until your body adjusts - sometimes some help is needed like taking Procrit. So don't plan on having to abandon your routine, but expect that it might need some modification.
Avatar n tn He lives and breathes and socializes with his weight training and was looking forward to doing club rowing in college, he starts college soon. He has ADHD so physical activity is good for his mental focus. I'm concerned about the impact of not being able to be active on him mentally and physically. While I understand the need to limit the activity, I'd like to think that he could at least do some yoga or activities less stressful than rowing or weight training.
1741471 tn?1407162630 Neurotransmitters and Physical Exercise From Super Body, Super Brain Book by Michael Gonzalez-Wallace "Exercise makes you feel better" You probably have heard this before but the reality is that we have such a wonderful cocktail of brain chemicals that helps us move, communicate, speak and more! One of the greatest ways of improving these brain chemicals is through exercise.
Avatar n tn It does seem to help, but what helped the most was paxil or effexor, its crazy to believe your mind has that much power, but it does. I still have a very rough time going out or doing any physical activity out of fear I will lose control. It's a scary thing and it can definitly eat away at your life and make you a recluse. Paxil seemed to help alot though, my average heartrate at rest is 56-68 and even a few mins of exercise can make it jump upwards of 160s.
Avatar n tn If the patient can exercise, I'm betting he will feel better about him/her self if even a modicum of progress can be made with gentle exercise and encouragement. I'm a huge booster of the physical rehab program locally, I've been through it three times and I've experienced and witnessed big changes in attitude and subsequent improvement in heart health. You folks do a wonderful service.
Avatar m tn I find this curious because I assumed that the pressure I feel is due to too much localized blood flow into my head and exercise would make it worse?. Maybe I was wrong? My exercise program is 30 minutes of cardio on most days. When the weather is OK I run up and down a hill/stairs in my back yard (sort of a high intensity interval training), on other days I use my air resistance bike inside.
627388 tn?1222201812 The types of exercise best suited to you and those which you should avoid The intensity of the workout (how hard you should be working) The duration of your workout and any physical limitations Referrals to other professionals, such as a physical therapist, who can help create a personal exercise program that meets your needs. The type of exercise that works best for you depends on your symptoms, fitness level, and overall health.
Avatar m tn Always consult with your doctor before starting any exercise program. Physical Therapy is a movement science and can help you get on your way to fitness. Consult with your local Physical Therapist to begin your program today. Usually you will have a full evaluation before getting an individualized program for yourself.
Avatar n tn For severe sprains, consider a formal strengthening and proprioception retraining program with physical therapy. Activity modification (rest, sports restriction) until strength returns. I think you should be seeing an orthopaedician at earliest and decide regarding further management. Hope this helps. Bye.
284738 tn?1283110419 I have heard of women athletes whose periods have stopped or become irregular due to the extreme physical activity, but not usually with normal exercise. According to the National Institutes of Health pregnancy is often the first thought when a period is missed, but there are many reasons for having a late period. The rate of primary amenorrhea in the United States is less than 1%. The rate of secondary amenorrhea (due to some cause other than pregnancy) is about 4% in the general population.
3649999 tn?1347803079 If all these causes are ruled out then you can start a diet and exercise program to lose weight. A healthy way to lose weight is between 1 and 2 lbs. per week. To lose 1 to 2 lbs. per week one needs to burn 500 to 1,000 calories more per day than the consumed. Any weight loss programme needs a good combination of a balanced diet and exercise to lose weight.
Avatar f tn I have read many documents online from various clinics and hospitals and they all differ enormously in their perception of recover time and recommendation for physical activity. I have been trying to listen to my body but it's speaking a language I don't understand. I am experiencing pain still--my left side where the incision is produces occasional sharp pains and is sore. It hurts there when I sneeze or laugh. Right now I am experiencing a constant pain in that area.
Avatar n tn Since a heart attack 4 years ago, I have embarked on a program of aggressive lipid and bp control via multiple medications and daily exercise. I've generally experienced very good health and physical ability over the last years as long as I walk a narrow path of taking good care of myself and getting my exercise. I'm currently experiencing a very painful episode of inflamation of the pericardium, which I also experienced in May of this year.
Avatar n tn I'm not going to have any psychological withdrawls, I feel good without drinking, I'm just worried about the physical withdrawls. I know some people are going to mention to go to a hospital, but I have a thing about hospitals and don't like them, besides I'm broke and unemployed.
1741471 tn?1407162630 ”How is the brain connected with physical exercise?” ,”I thought that the brain was for intelligence not for movement” What about muscle memory? I thought muscles moved by themselves because muscle memory not because of the brain. I get asked these questions over and over again so that is why I wanted to write about the scientific research for Super Body, Super Brain. Everything starts with learning and accepting mentors. I found two of the top experts connecting Neuroscience and movement.
Avatar m tn Despites the fear I apparently have at the football field, I just want to get back into physical activity. Coz I just know that sport and a more healhty lifestyle is the number one treatment against anxiety or panic disorder. So my advice for you is that whatever it takes find a way back into physical activity. Anxiety and panic disorder can be treated, but it are those very first steps that look so scary that need to be conquered first.
684604 tn?1293481326 I am wondering if anyone has some suggestions as far as exercise goes when you are pregnant. I was an athlete before getting pregnant...ran, biked swam and played softball. Now that I am lucky to be pregnant, some of these activities the doctor wants me to avoid. I have been walking on my treadmill, but getting bored with that. I may be athletic but I love food... so I am starting my pregnancy off overweight. I want to have a healthy pregnancy and enjoy some exercise.
12693075 tn?1442249992 I walk to get where I am going...such as the car or work.
327385 tn?1378364331 Oh! Me too! About the only thing I can do seems to be walking... and yeah, when it gets cold out, that starts to get difficult. Anything that puts my neck at an odd angle... or anything that bounces my head around... always gives me a headache!! And, usually any exercise that causes too much exertion will result in a headache too. Basically it means no exercise. And, my doctor is always saying "exercise! you need to exercise, that will help your headaches!
572651 tn?1531002957 I just started my exercise/breathing/diet program at the Lung Function Centre in our city. I have Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema and Asthma so it is doubly hard to exercise due to a lack of air which not only makes it harder to breath but also make my legs darn weak! So, apparently I am going to be learning to breath in a manner that will make things easier on my lungs along with all sorts of exercise.
Avatar n tn The risk of musculoskeletal injury increases with the amount of intense physical activity. People who are normally inactive should start slow and gradually increase the intensity and duration of their participation in sports. It increases your risk of injury during exercise and suppress your immune system. Exercise becomes excessive when the intensity, duration or frequency of your workouts interfere with adequate rest and recovery between workouts.
572651 tn?1531002957 That would be the best place to get a real feel for the type of exercise activity Dr. Karpatkin recommends (it's not body building gym work). For those not inspired to find out more, that's ok too. No need to explain or defend yourself. Excuse me for stating the obvious. It isn't clear to me what is so disturbing here.
Avatar n tn What are you in your 2o's? Act your age and sit on the couch and watch your program, you're making me tired.
Avatar f tn Her message mainly was to take it easy and to address my concern about feeling fatigued. She was really saying not to worry about sleeping or wanting to sleep right now. I am sure she did not mean for me to go through life in a prone position LOL. As far as "exercise" the discussion was about intense aerobic activity for someone who is basically sedentary.
Avatar n tn In his books and on television talk shows, he extolled how physical exercise had considerably increased the average human being's life expectancy. Fixx died at the age of 52 of a massive heart attack, after his daily run, on Route 15 in Hardwick, Vermont. The autopsy revealed that cholesterol had blocked one coronary artery 95%, a second 85%, and a third 50%. Many who opposed his beliefs said this was proof running was harmful.
315094 tn?1201393650 I'd say a good moderate exercise program would involve intense aerobic activity (be it running,cycling, aerobics etc) about 40-60 minutes a day 3-4 times a week. And throw in some flexibility/strength exercises like a little weight training (with light weights) or yoga (which is probably better). If you did all that, I'd say that would be both moderate and very good for you. It would be interesting to see if HR thinks this is ok too.
10947 tn?1281407852 Hi...I will definately have questions about what kind of exercises are good for weight loss and not to further my injuries. I have a herniated disc in my neck and lumbar, as well as tendonosis in both my shoulders. Physical therapy helped somewhat, but still have arthritis pain in all areas and then some. I used to lift weights a long time ago, now I'm afraid too. If you could steer me in the right direction I'd be grateful.....