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What if I put together a routine for strength training and cardio afterwards. What will I achieve?

What if I put together a routine for strength training and cardio afterwards. What will I achieve?

Lost medication: Is it a controlled substance? What does your insurance policy specify? Each physician is different - please discuss with prescriber. ...Read more

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Should I omit weights from my exercise routine and only focus on moderate cardio?

Should I omit weights from my exercise routine and only focus on moderate cardio?

No: Light weights focusing on arms and legs are okay. Avoid weights that are heavy or cause you to strain your core muscles. You can also do exercises that uses the body's own weight as resistance, such as yoga, instead. ...Read more

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Short episodes of 2:1 av block while sleeping. How common is this? Cardio says its normal and forget about it..

Short episodes of 2:1 av block while sleeping. How common is this? Cardio says its normal and forget about it..

Abnormal Conduction: Av block can potentially cause fainting; therefore it merits evaluation, including a careful history, physical exam and a 24 hour holter monitor test. In instances wherein there is a history of fainting and/or the holter reveals pauses which are long enough to cause fainting, a pacemaker is implanted to prevent further pauses. ...Read more

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I had a surgical abortion 1 week ago but the next day I went back to the gym doing 1 hr cardio as an daily routine but I constantly gaining weight.

I had a surgical abortion 1 week ago but the next day I went back to the gym doing 1 hr cardio as an daily routine but I constantly gaining weight.

Wt: Typically; weight gain is associated with calorie intake especially carbohydrate intake------if calorie intake is greater than calories burned = weight gain unless you have some endocrine dysfunction such as diabetes, hypothyroidism etc---then weight gain is a more complicated entity ---which you should see your doctor about ...Read more

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What's a good workout routine that involves cardio and weights? Are these both necessary for weight loss?

What's a good workout routine that involves cardio and weights? Are these both necessary for weight loss?

Workout: I strongly recommend that you see a trainer to advise you about cardiac issues and weights. That discussion will point you in the right direction and you should feel great. If the trainer thinks there might be something else wrong please take the advice and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can occasionally taking beta blockers interfere with my regular exercise routine? 20min cardio and 15min of strength/4 times a week?

Can occasionally taking beta blockers interfere with my regular exercise routine? 20min cardio and 15min of strength/4 times a week?

OK: You can use short acting beta blockers on an "as-needed" basis and they will start to work within an hour and wear off in several hours (depending on the drug and dose you take). Once worn off, it will have no effect on your exercise. (you can exercise with the med too and safely, but it might "slow you down" just a little.) ...Read more

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What kind of cardio workout routine is good for someone with a heart condition?

What kind of cardio workout routine is good for someone with a heart condition?

It Depends: A chronic (ongoing) heart condition requires the regular supervision of an internist or cardiologist. Such a provider will have objective information about your specific cardiac function and "reserve." this will determine how much, and how far, and how often you can exert yourself without unduly stressing your heart. Don't decide this on your own. Be open. ...Read more

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Is it common in young children to have borderline prolonged qt on one EKG and not have long qt? Cardio says check again in 3 months and was calm.

Is it common in young children to have borderline prolonged qt on one EKG and not have long qt? Cardio says check again in 3 months and was calm.

Can vary: Moreover, the computer is not the final word. It's good to actually measure the qt manually to be sure it's accurate. ...Read more

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I started cardio-routine two months ago and walked ~90km. Suddenly lower back pain started and now it has transferred to hips. Help me please.

I started cardio-routine two months ago and walked ~90km. Suddenly lower back pain started and now it has transferred to hips. Help me please.

Strengthen your core: Experiencing some back pain after starting a new exercise program is not unusual--especially after a period of relative inactivity. First give your back a few days rest before trying to resume your exercise program. You can try an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory such as Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Assuming the pain subsides, start a core strengthening exercise program before you go back to the cardio. ...Read more

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What should be the average daily protein intake for a 30 yrs old male with moderate-high workout routine? 3-4 days of bodybuilding (supersets)&cardio.

What should be the average daily protein intake for a 30 yrs old male with moderate-high workout routine? 3-4 days of bodybuilding (supersets)&cardio.

In the range of..: There is reasonable data to suggest that for those looking to optimize muscle hypertrophy (bodybuilding) that you should aim for a protein intake of 0.7 to 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight. More than that is likely excessive, and while for healthy individuals it's unlikely to be harmful, it may predispose you to being "gassy". Best of luck and stay hydrated. ...Read more

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How common are my cardio findings? All were said to be "small". Leaky mitral valve, PFO with minimal shunting and ASA. Dr says no need to treat at all

How common are my cardio findings? All were said to be "small". Leaky mitral valve, PFO with minimal shunting and ASA. Dr says no need to treat at all

Asa: An atrial septal aneurysm may put one at increased risk for stroke. Small "probe patent" pfo is very common. Up to 30% of pts at autopsy have it. However and pfo with associated ASA may need prophylactic antiplatelet therapy. Agree with my colleages in seeking a neurologist or cardiologist for further advice. Especially someone who can actually look at the echo ...Read more

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How common is the cold?

How common is the cold?

Over 1000 viruses: Very very very common. It is now known that there over 1000 different viruses which cause the common cold. A child in day-care/school is estimated to be "sick" about 60 days/year--yes, 60 days. This means 1 out of 6 days--vast majority of these sick days are from common colds. As we get older, we build up immunity and the frequency lessens. If u have recurrent colds, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are common vocal problems?

What are common vocal problems?

A #: Speech problems can include lisps, stuttering, mutism, cluttering, dysprosody, apraxia and dysarthrias. ...Read more

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How common is blount's disease?

Blount's disease: "Blount disease, affects less than 200, 000 people in the US population." See: http://www. Rightdiagnosis. Com/b/blount_disease/prevalence. Htm ...Read more

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How common is childhood limping?

How common is childhood limping?

It Depends: When learning to walk, children use a strange gait that develops into a normal one over time. Some children are born with foot or leg deformities that also correct over time. However, children are more prone to injury, such as fracture, in general. They also are prone to other conditions such as septic joints and transient synovitis. Please see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is a rectocile common in woman?

Is a rectocile common in woman?

Yes.: A rectocele is common in women who have had vaginal childbirth. A rectocele is often found in conjunction with a cystocele (bladder dropping), uterine prolapse and incontinence. These problems are often associated because of the common risk factors including childbirth. ...Read more

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