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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience Pulmonology
10 minutes normal pa: Add 5 minutes every 2 wks until 30, then start increasing your pace. Your goal is 16 min a mile & up to 3 miles 5 times a week.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Walking : Improves circulation and hence cognition.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashesh Patel
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Call 911: Call 911. That person must go to ER ASAP. The risk of getting COVID-19 infection because of fear of going to ER is much less than risk of dying at hom ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It helps cardiovascular issues and musculoskeletal conditioning. It qualifies as exercise.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
21 years experience Radiology
I don't know: But it has worked for chuck berry for all of these years.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It improves heart health and helps maintain muscle strength.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes and no: When we are young, the spread of the bare foot helps us balance and stimulate reflexes. When we are grown we need protection of the feet on many su ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Kusher
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
It is healthy: To exercise everyday for 30-40 minutes. Walk is a great exercise. You can walk anytime or anywhere.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Evidence has shown that walking is beneficial for patients with osteoarthritis of the knees, hips, and back.
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