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how often do you have to do water aerobics to benefit from the exercise

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Probably: Most of these classes are held in shallow water under supervision so swimming is not essential. It has been quite effective for many of my patients.
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Reconsider.: Granted you don't technically need to know how to swim to do aquarobics, but you are in the water. I would rethink this.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Fitness: Strength, aerobic capacity and flexibility, make sure you have components of each in your fitness program.
A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilya Averbuch
46 years experience Pain Management
Just aerobics: Aerobics are good. Water aerobics are for people who cannot do "regular" aerobics for some medical reasons (pain, weakness in the legs) if you do no ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Aquarobics.: Aquarobics,,or water aerobics, are great for burning calories. Aquarobics is essentially aerobic classes in the water. The water imparts extra resis ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
28 years experience Bariatrics
Maybe: As with other aerobic exercise, water aerobics will increase your metabolic rate and help burn more calories. If you do not increase your calorie con ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Any aerobic exercise will help but remember dieting is also very important. You must minimize carbohydrate intake to lose weight.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Broken pelvis: Yes it is. You get a good workout without the weight issues of regular walking.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Shifrin
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
2 weeks average: Our skin heals within 48 hours. That being said, different wounds heal differently and on a unique time frame for each individual. As a general blanke ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Perhaps a bit: Spinal stenosis is an anatomical structural problem which will not be substantially changed by most non-surgical approaches. That said, really little ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Heart aches?: It's not clear that what you're calling your "heart aching" is angina. ("angina"=discomfort due to inadequate circulation in your heart). There are m ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Stay with it: Steroid injection generally provide only shirt term benefit. Stay with the water aerobics but ice your knees for 15 minutes after each session.
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