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A 48-year-old female asked:

Is walking okay exercise if have hypotension? how much walking is acceptable (distance)?

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Dr. Mathew Chengot
Cardiology 43 years experience
That is good: Any exercise is good walking brisk for 1 hour is a good average exercise 5 days aa week.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
I think so: Do it with comfort and proceed with that in mind , set your own base.
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Fine: As long as you aren't having symptoms...Walking is great exercise.

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Last updated Jul 14, 2014

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