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Does riding a bus vs. Driving cause more wear-and-tear? What about walking up steps w/ osteoarthritic knees?

Does riding a bus vs. Driving cause more wear-and-tear? What about walking up steps w/ osteoarthritic knees?

Driving/riding bus/: Long question if you do not have any pathology in your lower extremities including knees, than it does not matter whether you drive or ride the bus.Knees can withstand wear and tear of either.If you have osteoarthritis of knees , you should clinb the stairs slowly, take your time one at a time holding on the rail so there is less strain on your knees. ...Read more

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What is the heart rate when an 11 year old child is jogging or running 1 mile?

What is the heart rate when an 11 year old child is jogging or running 1 mile?

Varies: The pulse rate depends on the child's health, level of physical and emotional maturity, extent of preparation, body mass, and gender. The pulse should not exceed 180, but in an accomplished expert runner, it well be quite less. ...Read more

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Which is better at preventing cellulite , performing martial arts or dancing Hip Hop?

Which is better at preventing cellulite , performing martial arts or dancing Hip Hop?

Both: heavy exercise or vigorous activities of any kind will help the condition known as cellulite. Cellulite describes the appearance of the tissues and can be avoided by staying at your ideal body weight and staying active. Enjoy! ...Read more

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My 8.5wk ultrasound found a 6x4.5x 4.2cm ovarian cyst. Please explicitly list safe exercises. Stair walking? Slow elliptical w/ high resistance?

My 8.5wk ultrasound found a 6x4.5x 4.2cm ovarian cyst. Please explicitly list safe exercises. Stair walking? Slow elliptical w/ high resistance?

What did your OB doc: Say , your OB doc should have explain that in detail to you already so call him or her today ! so they can instruct you, if you were my pt i would say no exercise other than slow walking and no intercourse until you get a followup us in 2-3 weeks tomake sure the cyst is resolving, if it would rupture hopefully not, you could lose the pregnancy, you will have plenty of time later to exercise. ...Read more

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B/p sitting 110/54 p 72. Standing 96/58 p134. Normal to drop when standing?

B/p sitting 110/54 p 72. Standing 96/58 p134. Normal to drop when standing?

Orthostatic hypotens: It is abnormal to have orthostatic hypotension. You will be at greater risk of fall due to dizziness. Please consult your doctor asap to get a thorough evaluation and treatment options. Good luck ! ...Read more

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What worsen pulmonary HTN? Is exercise.one of them? Or climbing stairs? Or on the other hand any mild leaking valves?what else? Although i'm 19 F

What worsen pulmonary HTN? Is exercise.one of them? Or climbing stairs?
Or on the other hand any mild leaking valves?what else?
Although i'm 19 F

Pulmonary HTN,: hypertension, is classified into 5 groups: idiopathic/ genetic/drug induced pulmonary arterial HTN; pulm HTN caused by left-sided heart disease (including valve disease); lung disease (COPD, pulm scarring, sleep apnea); caused by chronic pulmonary emboli (blood clots);other.Exercise doesn't worsen pulm HTN, but the disease often limits exercise capacity including stair climbing. Need a specialist ...Read more

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Love trekking nd rock climbing. Which graft (patellar or hamstring) would fit me best?

Love trekking nd rock climbing. Which graft (patellar or hamstring) would fit me best?

Both work well: Both grafts in addition to a cadavre grafts can work well. More importantly, the way the procedure is performed and the postop rehab are more important than the actual graft used. You would probably require at least six months of rehab postop before returning to rock climbing. ...Read more

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Which is a better workout: using the elliptical trainer or the stair climber?

Which is a better workout: using the elliptical trainer or the stair climber?

Equal: Done appropriately they are both a good cardiovascular workout. Personally I think going back and forth between the two is the best way to approach it so you have a different workout each day. Keeps the boredom away and changes the stressors on your body. ...Read more

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Bench press or dumbbell press for upper chest, which is better?

Bench press or dumbbell press for upper chest, which is better?

Both : Are good. Better may include which one you could perform in the correct way. ...Read more

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Is rock climbing safe?

Is rock climbing safe?

It is for the rock!!: Seriously, i would not recommend it for an adult with ankle or wrist problems, extremity weakness, or general balance or health challenges. If one walks or climbs on challenging and uneven terrain, it is essential that he or she be in good health and excellent condition. Physiatrists and sports or trauma medicine doctors can say more, so i will share this with them. Thanks for asking. @drpam. ...Read more

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Both ant. knees + post. lower legs get ice cold when sitting for 30 mins. Takes 1hr walking to warm up. Arteriovenous US, D-dimer, ABI norm. What now?

Both ant. knees + post. lower legs get ice cold when sitting for 30 mins. Takes 1hr walking to warm up. Arteriovenous US, D-dimer, ABI norm. What now?

Not common : It sounds like a form of autonomic dysfunction such as chronic regional pain syndrome. I can only guess because the symptoms are not commonly encountered. If your doc has no further suggestions perhaps try some acupuncture. ...Read more

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I'm 17.female athlete.resting hr is 85-95.it goes really high walking up stairs/in shower.cleared by cardiologist/thyroid.always tired.beats forcefull

I'm 17.female athlete.resting hr is 85-95.it goes really high walking up stairs/in shower.cleared by cardiologist/thyroid.always tired.beats forcefull

Odd situation: If you are truly in shape you would expect a lower resting heart rate. It should increase with any exertion. I would wonder if some issue other than thyroid is out of wack.Schedule a visit with your regular doc for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Recently iam opraeted umbilical hernia. Plz. Sugeest type of exercise. Runing &jogging , cycling , hill work out best or what. ?

Recently iam  opraeted umbilical hernia.      Plz. Sugeest type  of exercise. Runing &jogging , cycling , hill work out best  or what.
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Wait at least 8 wks: Returning to activity after umbilical hernia repair, depends on the size of the hernia and how it was repaired, any complicating medical conditions that you have or medications that you take, and your surgeon's preference. Usually gradual return to regular activity is allowed after 8 weeks, but may be longer if there are any complicating factors. More rigorous activities are allowed as tolerated. ...Read more

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What is the risk of a dangerous arrhythmia when postural othostatic tachycardia syndrome is acting up? Pulse jumped 50 BPM w standing. Anxious inchest

What is the risk of a dangerous arrhythmia when postural othostatic tachycardia syndrome is acting up? Pulse jumped 50 BPM w standing. Anxious inchest

Should be low: Generally, the rapid heart rate triggered in pots should be a sinus tachycardia--i.e., a normal rhythm but an inappropriately rapid rate. Sinus tachycardia may be unpleasant, but generally shouldn't be dangerous in the absence of other underlying disease (like severe coronary artery disease for instance). ...Read more

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Does elevation (like sitting, standing, flying) affect vp shunt pressure or the relation between distal and proximater tube (lying flat vs upright)?

Does elevation (like sitting, standing, flying) affect vp shunt pressure or the relation between distal and proximater tube (lying flat vs upright)?

Minimally: The elevation may be a few centimeters of water pressure and unlikely to be significant. The tube usually has adequate length to avoid tension with stretching out with extension of the body. ...Read more

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