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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Any aerobic activity is very helpful in loosing weight. However, a low carbohydrate diet is equally as important. One will not work without the other.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Growing up: Nope. It sure helps a person be fitter. But cardio does not change your genetics.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Subscience: Most advice about "what to eat and not to eat" is subscience. I'm a swimmer and looked around online for the origin of this tale -- it turned out to b ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
NO: Swimming will not make you taller but exercise is very good for you and your heart. Your height is genetically programmed by your parents genes and yo ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: This site will let you figure out how much: http://www.Swimmingcalculator.Com/swim_calories_calculator.Php.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
No: No.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chen
14 years experience in Sports Medicine
Yes: Swimming is a fantastic nonweightbearing exercise that is easy on the joints and will put your heart to work. Variation in endurance and speed trainin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: This would allow vaginal discharge/ blood to seep into water. You could use a tampon or a menstrual cup when you swim.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Freestyle swim: Almost all of it. Keep up the good exercise.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
No: No.

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