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A 51-year-old male asked:

51 yo male. chf with no known cause. exercise about two hours daily. moderate cardio in targeted heart rate range. am i overdoing it? feel great.

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine 33 years experience
Probably not: If you are feeling great, then you are probably in a place to feel proud! your cardiologist can advise you as to the current limits of your exercise goals... What is your weight and bmi?
Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 38 years experience
Need more history: Are you a smoker or use to smoke? Do you have hypertension or are obese? Diabetic? What do you eat? A lot of salt? Do you have swelling? What are your doctors saying? The exercise is not the problem and is probably helping but you need a complete medical evaluation to find the cause. I'm sorry that i cannot be more helpful.
Last updated Apr 17, 2015

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