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I have really bad acid reflux, how long after eating should I wait to walk of my food?

I have really bad acid reflux, how long after eating should I wait to walk of my food?

GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), acid reflux or heartburn can be treated w/o medication by avoiding those foods which exacerbate the discomfort, remaining upright (including walking) for a period of time after each meal, eating smaller (more frequent) meals. You can walk immediately after washing the dishes as there's no requirement to wait. Just don't run or race. Your body will tell you. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Doc can you help me?I'm confuse because I don't know what is the real answer what to do after eating many people say sit and the other say stand/walk

Doc can you help me?I'm confuse  because I don't know what is the real answer what to do after eating many people say sit and the other say stand/walk

Can you help us by: ...indicating what constellation of symptoms or signs you are trying to prevent/minimize here? Happy to help if we understand your concern(s). ...Read more

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After eating a light meal (such as a salad and fruit), how long should I wait to take a very brisk, 30 minute walk?

After eating a light meal (such as a salad and fruit), how long should I wait to take a very brisk, 30 minute walk?

90 minutes: Average person should empty the solid stomach contents in about 90 minutes. Mild exercise -walking is okay but brisk walk should be avoided after a meal. you might experience stomach ache. After a meal blood is diverted to the intestine for better digestion and absorption. Strenuous exercise would divert the blood to muscles. ...Read more

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I have incredible pain in the lower intestine after eating to the point I cannot walk or drive any ideas what it is and what I can do to avoid it ?

I have incredible pain in the lower intestine after eating to the point I cannot walk or drive  any ideas what it is and what I can do to avoid it ?

Abdominal pain: Make a list of each and every symptom and the times they appear and their relationships to each other and to your dietary intake. Then take this with you along with a prior medical history and all your medications to a gastroenterologist and have them thoroughly evaluate you. This is quite abnormal, and if the pain is that severe you should go ASAP. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have acid reflux and want to start going for an easy 2-mile walk after dinner. When is best to go (how long after eating, how long before bedtime).?

I have acid reflux and want to start going for an easy 2-mile walk after dinner. When is best to go (how long after eating, how long before bedtime).?

It depends...: How long you wait to exercise depends on the size of your meal and what kind of exercise you want to do. If you have your big meal of the day at lunch time, and a small evening meal, then choose to go for an easy 2-mile walk, 30 minutes is likely to be long enough to wait. If your evening meal is your largest of the day, an hour is a better wait. ...Read more

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Woke up feeling very dizzy from a 1hr nap and after eating suddenly started crying, why? Slept 5hrs last night and took a walk this morning. Anxiety?

Woke up feeling very dizzy from a 1hr nap and after eating suddenly started crying, why? Slept 5hrs last night and took a walk this morning. Anxiety?

Many possibilities : not optimal sleep, dream activity, nutrition issues, interpersonal stress, inner emotional conflict, or undiagnosed medical condition (thyroid?) could be ruled out. Consult health psychologist or primary care provider for an assessment. ...Read more

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My husband has upper adominal pain after eating sharp pains if he walks around gets worse if he sits down goes away in few minutes getting worried?

My husband has upper adominal pain after eating sharp pains if he walks around gets worse if he sits down goes away in few minutes getting worried?

Send to Dr.: Take your husband to the dr. As it appears he may have an ulcer or gall stones or several other possible conditions that may require treatment before it gets too serious. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is cardio better before or after eating to lose weight?

Is cardio better before or after eating to lose weight?

Hour or so after: More importantly, simply being dedicated and sticking to a regiment of exercise is the most important and assuring you eat less calories than you burn off. If you start to really watch the amount of carbs and count your calories daily, then exercise to burn off the calories, it is a mathematical constant that if you burn more calories (weight) than yo eat, you will lose weight. Best wishes. ...Read more