A 56-year-old female asked:
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i had a heart ablation 1/9/2013. how long before i can excerise?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Best person to…: Answer that question is the surgeon/ cardiologist who did the procedure since (s)he knows your case intimately before, during, & after procedure & can best determine when u are ready for exercise, what kind, & how much.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Do That Now: Get out your gym playlists because you're good to go. Once the groin sites have healed up, there should be no particular reason to avoid exercise. Either the ablation worked and the arrhythmia is cured, or it didn't and you have a chance of seeing it again.
Answered on Mar 15, 2013

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You shouldn't : Unless its related to medication or continued dysthymia.
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