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A 37-year-old member asked:

how can exercise change my life for the better?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
BENEFITS OF EXERCISE: I will list benefits of regular exercise according to the Mayo Clinic (1) prevents obesity and controls weight (2) improves mood (3) boosts energy (4) combats health conditions and diseases (5) improves your sex life (6) helps you sleep better (7) is a fun way to spend your time. I recommend my patients to do the physical activities which gives them pleasure as well, like dancing, and various other fun activities.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

How soon after starting to exercise will I see positive changes in strength?

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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine 27 years experience
3-4 weeks: You should begin to see improvement in the first month. Stay with it, and don't get discouraged. Good for you! congratulations!
Ireland
A 54-year-old male asked:

I am on 40mg dose for high b/p but only time it decreases is when i exercise. It's high when i don't exercise. Shud i ask doc to change tablets?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Record your bp, date & time and take list of readings in to your dr. Will help him/her decide if need to add to or replace your med.
Seattle, WA
A male asked:

Does exercise change the human microbiome?

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Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 21 years experience
I believe it can: Exercise can have profound effects on immune system so why not on the cels of the skin, oral cavity, GI tract. From a negative standpoint, poor hygiene with exercise can result in fungal infections, etc.
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
The recent GENOVA LABS lecture on the Microbiome by Dr. Le Pine of the UltraWellness Clinic (Dr. Mark Hyman?) said that even changing the diet with refined foods dramatically shifts the flora to one that is not that healthy by allowing certain bacit to grow preferentially over those when more vegetables are introduced. He said we need to grwo a Rain forest in us!
Sep 27, 2014
Dr. Cynthia Guy
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Additionally, nutrition: glutenfree, nonGMO, low carb, good fats, together with pre and probiotics.
Mar 27, 2016
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A 71-year-old male asked:

After exercise, I see myself in a mirror in the gym with a change in color perception. What might cause my black clothing to appear bright blue?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Not sure: This could be related to exercise and its affect on your eyes or your brain. Consider seeing your ophthalmologist who is a MD that specializes in the eye. You may need to see a neuro-opthamologist.
FL
A female asked:

Why does end-systole volume (ESV) changes with exercise?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
This is a: physiological adaptation to improve cardiovascular performance as the heart rate increases. It is mediated through catecholamine effects.

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