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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Yes.: You can do activity that day, as long as it can be done without health risk. It might be smart to see your doctor to get an idea of how fit you are, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
See your doctor.: It would be best to see your doctor for a baseline physical exam first. At that time, he can outline a plan that would be in line with your capabilit ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience in Pediatrics
App: By "app" - i assume you mean one for iphone or android (methyltestosterone) phones. If you enter their store and search term "fitness" - several excel ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience in Sports Medicine
3-5 times/week : A male in his 20s is considered a skeletally- mature adult. Appropriate exercise recommendations include 30-60 minutes of exercise 3-5 times/week. A m ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
23 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
The difference..: is that one is physical activity performed incidentally while carrying out some task or errand. The other is physical activity which has been planned ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Activities, yes but: These are physical activities, but unfortunately not adequate in most cases. They do help burn more calories than sitting/watching tv, but they are n ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
Be varied: I usually suggest what one will do on a consistent basis i like a combination of strength, flexibility, and endurance in varied forms. I have some ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: Generally, one must increase the heart rate or breathing rate some in order to improve fitness. It's amazing though what regular walking can do.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Intense activity: 20 minutes is beter than less. If the activity is at least moderately intense it should be good enough.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Likely blood flow.: Daily physical activity helps the blood flow better. This means blood flows to the brain better, and makes it work better, unless there are complicat ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Yum Yum eat um up: If we are limiting the answer to consider only exercise as having an influence on appetite then any exercise will affect appetite. Consumption of foo ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
As long as it's: not an obsession, it can only serve to help your moods and improve your social health. Often people work out together or in groups which is also a so ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
As you can tolerate: If you r not having much pain or bleeding, you can go about and pretty much do anything you want/can. Just be sensible, easy yourself back into the ac ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
42 years experience in Preventive Medicine
If exercise approved: People with diabetes are generally advised to be physically active to help control their blood sugar. It is also usually advised to do moderate exerci ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
To give you feedback: By letting you know what you have accomplished in any given work out, you can be motivated by seeing your progress. Positive feedback when exercising ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Of course.: All relative to how far and how fast you go as to how much activity, but physical activity none-the-less.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michele Arnold
21 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ankle exercises: For range of motion, draw every letter of the alphabet in the air with your toes. Strengthen your calves with toe raises and your shins and lateral l ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shirley
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Great mental release: In addition, it helps to reduce the body's stress hormone, cortisol and also increases the body's "feel good" neurotransmitters, such as serotonin.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
9 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sex: if your talking about the whole process, one will achieve orgasm. A pleasureful sensation, relaxation of the mind, and to be intuned with your body on ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not generally: If you have no current symptoms with exercise and have no known significant underlying disease you should be fine. If you develop symptoms see your d ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Physical activity: Exercise is the best thing that you can incorporate in your life style.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
PT or OT: Both are equally demanding.

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