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Does Sedentary Lifestyle Cause Constipation
Disuse atrophy occurs from a lack of physical exercise. In most people, muscle atrophy is caused by not using the muscles enough. People with sedentary jobs, medical conditions that limit their movement, or decreased activity levels can lose muscle tone and develop atrophy. This type of atrophy can be reversed with ...Read more
Want to know what complications a sedentary lifestyle can cause during labor and delivery and the baby. I'm healthy but not phys active @ 36 weeks. ?
I occasionally get palpitations and mild tachycardia (max 108) upon standing. No explanation after testing. Could sedentary lifestyle cause this?
Probably normal: however there is a disease of the autonomic nervous system called positional orthostatic tachycardia (POTs) which could play a role. In addition the medications you are taking could cause this as well. Ask your physician to evaluate your autonomic system if this becomes a clinical problem for you. In the meantime hydration is key to management. ...Read more
What causes low resting heart rate and hypotension? 37 yo female with sedentary lifestyle. Very low aerobic stamina.bp 100/56, pulse 38-44.
My ECG and blood work are normal but my resting heart can get as low as 41 when sitting. Can a prolonged sedentary lifestyle cause bradycardia?
Dysautonomia - MVP : Possibly due to low resting energy requirements. You may have dysautonomia which is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon.Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Work at it.: Do you exercise at all? If given the choice, do you take the stairs or an elevator/escalator? Do you park close to a building or far away? Do you own a push or riding lawn mower? Or do you have a landscaping service and watch them cut your lawn from the window? Always look for simple ways to increase your activity every day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Controversial ? but: most authorities would say that, pound for pound (pun intended) it is smoking. However, far more people as a percentage of population are both sedentary and overweight, so its overall burden may be greater, but smokers suffer more cancer, heart disease, emphysema and other disorders than do non-smokers. The worst combination is both - people who smoke, are overweight and are sedentary. ...Read more
Not at all. : But it's not healthy not to exersize. ...Read more
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