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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Overview)

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.


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I am experiencing fever (better by: rest) (worsened by: exercise or physical activity) (severity: moderate) . The following also describe me: Chills?

I am experiencing  fever (better by: rest) (worsened by: exercise or physical activity) (severity: moderate) . The following also describe me: Chills?

Often mean infection: For minor infections like a cold, fever and aches go away by themselves. Many people use over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol (acetaminophen), Motrin, or Advil for temporary relief of fever. If a person has something like strep throat infection or a bacterial sinus infection, antibiotics are a treatment. One's doctor should evaluate, especially if a person has more than minor, temporary fevers. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
5,165 doctors shared insights

Exercise Or Physical Activity (Overview)

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.


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I am experiencing fever (better by: with fluids, rest) (worsened by: dehydration (fluid loss), exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) , f...

I am experiencing  fever (better by: with fluids, rest) (worsened by: dehydration (fluid loss), exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) , f...

Use HealthTap Prime: Not just the fever, but the other symptoms can be due to an infection. However, based on your description, I can't tell where the infection would have started. HealthTap Prime can help in many regards: (diagnosis), treatment) You'll find a live doctor there. ...Read more

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Exercise or physical activity (Tip)

Aerobic exercise is a body in motion. ...See more

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I am experiencing shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: lying down, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (bette...

I am experiencing  shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: lying down, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (bette...

Mgt: A virtual appointment may be booked online through Healthtap. There are many conditions which may cause your symptoms and a visit with a physician is indicated. ...Read more

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I am experiencing shortness of breath (time frame: gradual) (worsened by: lying down, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (better by: ...

I am experiencing  shortness of breath (time frame: gradual) (worsened by: lying down, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (better by: ...

Shortness of breath: Follow up with doc/ urgent care, you need PFTs ( pulmonary function testing to asses if you have asthma or at least peak flow and EKG to assess if heart issues, if EKG is abnormal you will need an echocardiogram. Alternatively it may be reflux/ GERD for which you could try ranitidine. f/u /w/ doc / urgent care within 24-48 hours ...Read more

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Exercise or physical activity (Tip)

Do be consistent with your aerobic exercise. ...See more

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I am experiencing shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: lying down, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (bette...

I am experiencing  shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: lying down, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (bette...

Repost your question: Your question was cut off, please post again. From what is left, it sounds like you would benefit from a further evaluation of your heart and lungs. I would recommend you see your local doctor for further evaluation. If experience severe symptoms, please seek immediate medical care. ...Read more

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I am experiencing fever (worsened by: hot weather, dehydration (fluid loss), exercise or physical activity) (better by: with fluids, rest) (severity:?

I am experiencing  fever (worsened by: hot weather, dehydration (fluid loss), exercise or physical activity) (better by: with fluids, rest) (severity:?

Needs to be checked: We can not tell about the severity of your dehydration.If you have fever and fluid loss by perspiration and physical activity.You need to replace the fluids containing electrolytes to correct the dehydration.Severity only can be determined by examination examining mucous membranes,skin turger,urine output and by blood examination for electrolytes.Since you have fever and fluid loss,get it checked ...Read more

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What is it? I have fever (better by: drinking fluids, rest) (worsened by: dehydration (fluid loss), exercise or physical activity) (severity: moderate) and diarrhea (severity: severe) .

What is it? I have fever (better by: drinking fluids, rest) (worsened by: dehydration (fluid loss), exercise or physical activity) (severity: moderate)  and diarrhea (severity: severe) .

Get evaluation: I generally define fever as 100.5 degrees Fahrenheit or above. It depends on how long the fever has been going. If you have been having fever for less than a week, it is most likely viral or bacterial gastroenteritis. If severe diarrhea with dehydration and lightheadedness, get seen right away. If the fever has been going a week or more, you should definitely get evaluated as well. ...Read more

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I am experiencing shortness of breath (severity: moderate) (time frame: sudden) (worsened by: exercise or physical activity) (better by: rest) . The following also describes me: Chest pain or discomfort. What should I do?

I am experiencing  shortness of breath (severity: moderate) (time frame: sudden) (worsened by: exercise or physical activity) (better by: rest) . The following also describes me: Chest pain or discomfort. What should I do?

Doctor can evaluate: Shortness of breath is not normal, unless it is the mild temporary shortness of breath with sports activities (but even then, one must be sure he is not having more shortness of breath than his sports peers have). Possible reasons for shortness of breath include heart attack, heart arrhythmia, heart failure, fluid around the heart, fluid in the lungs, asthma, a bad case of costochondritis, etc... ...Read more

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Exercise or physical activity (Tip)

Aerobic exercise tip: physical activity is a great way to blow off steam. ...See more

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I am experiencing shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: psychological stress, lying down, smoking, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (better by: rest, sitting upright) . The following also describe me: Cigarette smok

I am experiencing  shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: psychological stress, lying down, smoking, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (better by: rest, sitting upright) . The following also describe me: Cigarette smok

Breath&Smoking: It sounds like you understand the link between smoking and health problems, including breathing issues. Please start w/a visit to your doctor to make sure all is well. He/she can refer you to a smoking cessation group or practitioner. Set a target date and please stop. You and your loved ones will be glad now and in the future. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain (worsened by: after deep breaths) and shortness of breath (severity: moderate) (time frame: sudden) (worsened by: exercise or physical activity) (better by: rest) . The following also describe me: Chest pain or discomfort, W

I am experiencing  chest pain (worsened by: after deep breaths)  and shortness of breath (severity: moderate) (time frame: sudden) (worsened by: exercise or physical activity) (better by: rest) . The following also describe me: Chest pain or discomfort, W

Time to see a doctor: Chest pressure, chest pain, or trouble breathing are signs that he should talk with his doctor right away or go to the E.R. In adults, chest pain can be a heart problem. He should not drive himself (safer by ambulance). If it turns out not to be myocarditis, heart attack symptoms, or anxiety attack symptoms, the E.R. will also have checked for problems such as a collapsed lung or a pneumonia. ...Read more