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Why do potassium levels rise during exercise ?

Why do potassium levels rise during exercise ?

Muscle breakdown: It is known that heavy exercise cause rise in potassium levels due to muscle fiber breakdown. Pl see attached link to a related medical paper on the subject. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Can having high LDL levels make it more difficult to lower heart rate during exercise?

Can having high LDL levels make it more difficult to lower heart rate during exercise?

No: Ldl levels will not affect your heart rate response to exercise. It will however, increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. See your doc about ways to get this down. ...Read more

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Was tested for glucagon fasting blood levels, very low level, much lower than lower range, no diabetes, gained 10kg, hypos during exercise. Any ideas?

Was tested for glucagon fasting blood levels, very low level, much lower than lower range, no diabetes, gained 10kg, hypos during exercise. Any ideas?

Insulin resistant: Glucagon is tightly regulated by insulin. If glucagon levels are low your Insulin levels must be high. This occurs in people who are overweight. If you were to loose weight you should be fine. Shoot for 7-10 lbs over 3 months. ...Read more

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If somebody has high heart rate (>90 at rest) it is very easy to hit the max HR during exercise even moderate. How safe is to exercise at that level?

If somebody has high heart rate (>90 at rest) it is very easy to hit the max HR during exercise even moderate. How safe is to exercise at that level?

Slowly increase...: Lack of conditioning can lead to a HR that increases rather quickly with exercise. Slowly increasing the duration & exertion with exercise - and being consistent with exercise will help lead to a lower resting HR and a slower increase. The max HR recommendations are safe; however, it isn't easy to maintain them for a length of time that would be beneficial. Build up your tolerance. ...Read more

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How is glycogen used during exercise?

How is glycogen used during exercise?

Released: Glycogen is complex carbohydrate storage that is broken down in your body and released as 'simple carbohydrates' when your exersise becomes more intense and longer-lasting(usually more than an hour depending on your aerobic fitness).When glycogen stores are "used up"about the 21st or 22nd mile in a marathon u have"hit the wall"...A most umcomfortable feeling! ...Read more

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I yawn during exercise and when i wake up?

I yawn during exercise and when i wake up?

Ruling out any: Medical problems, yawning is simply your body asking for more air. It often happens to folks during yoga class. I see you deal w/anxiety. Some folks feel a bit breath deprived when anxious. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Which type of person tires quickly during exercise?

Which type of person tires quickly during exercise?

Every one: "quickly" is in the eyes of the doer'. Extend your duration a little bit each day of exercise. You will build up endurance and push back the onset of "tiring". ...Read more

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How do you know if you are getting enough water during exercise?

How do you know if you are getting enough water during exercise?

Voiding: If you can void (pee) after exercise and it's pale yellow or clear then you are hydrating well enough. Prehydrate (before exercise) by drinking 8 oz of non-caffeinated fluid in the hour before exercise. Generally take in 1 oz of water every 15 min (about a mouthful). Water is fine unless you are exercising longer than 2 hrs then consider taking in a small amount of carbohydrate and electrolytes. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can diabetes affect children during exercise?

I was just wondering how can diabetes affect children during exercise?

Paradox..: If sugar high, can go higher if sugar low, can go dangerously lower if in normal range, usually goes lower- sometimes too low. ...Read more

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Creatinine (Definition)

Creatinine is a byproduct of creatine phosphate, which is present in muscles. Creatinine levels increase if the ...Read more