A 68-year-old female asked:
Someone with a aorta aneurysm and a hernia what limitations should they have as far as the amount of weight they can lift?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Aneurysm: You want to prevent the blood pressure rise that comes with straining against weight. Probably ten pounds would be ok.
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
General Surgery 32 years experience
None for hernia : The presence of a hernia should only limit activity if it is causing problems such as pain or discomfort. Use that as a guide to activity. Good luck!
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Last updated May 4, 2018
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