A 46-year-old male asked:
What foods can strengthen muscles as i can't exercise i have divericulation of abdomen recti and slight herniation.dr.s?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 48 years experience
None exist!: Without exercise no foods will increase muscle. A higher protein intake will only minimize muscle loss.
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General Surgery 23 years experience
See a surgeon!: A diastasis of the rectus muscles (no such thing as a diverticulation of abdomen recti) should not Prohibit you from exercising! a hernia may but that can be fixed. Go see a general surgeon about your hernia. It can be fixed, and then 6 weeks later, you can get back to full physical activity!
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Last updated May 21, 2015
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