A 40-year-old member asked:
expert opinion please: could taking cetirizine hydrochloride affect me while i'm working out?
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Allergy and Immunology 24 years experience
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Will exercising reverse the effects of kidney failure?
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Specializes in General Practice
No: My honest opinion, exercise will not improve renal failure. Exercise is separate form of physical therapy, nothing to do with improving renal failure. I maybe wrong. Ask other specialists at healthtaps for another opinion. I think i answered your questions before. My practice is in surgery and self-healing meditaiton to treat cancers and chronic illnesses as secondary treatment of complementary.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Why does exercising promote weight loss?
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Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Increases BMR: Our basal metabolic rate is increased with exercise and we burn more calories that we used to so there is weight loss with the same amount of food we eat if we exercise - it depends on the activity we choose the amount of weight loss.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Generally, how long should I wait after my hernia surgery before exercising?
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General Surgery 34 years experience
Days to weeks: The recovery time varies with the size and location of the hernia and the method of repair. The most common hernia operation i perform is via the laparoscopic approach. I encourage my patients to return to their baseline aerobic activities as soon as possible, typically within 7-10 days. In general, i advise against heavy lifting for 3 weeks.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Why am I sometimes extremely dizzy after exercise? I work out frequently, eat well, drink more than 8x8 glasses of water a day.
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Can be other causes: Dizziness with exercise doesn't just happen with inadequate hydration. If a person is well hydrated, and still gets dizzy, her doctor can evaluate. Sometimes there are circulation problems, such as not enough blood flow to the brain under certain conditions or activities. There can be heart problems, or not enough red blood cells (anemia), etc...
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Could I decrease recovery time after working out by taking prednisone?
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Rheumatology 48 years experience
No.: Corticosteroids are catabolic drugs, which means they enhance tissue breakdown. Your pain might be eased, but you would be doing yourself harm for your exercise goals for whatever sporting activities you engage in.
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Last updated Dec 3, 2015
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