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How Fast Do You Lose Fitness On Total Bedrest
Isometric exercise: Same principles apply for weight loss, burn more calories than you take in. It seems more difficult when you are on bed rest, however isometric exercising can be done anywhere and in most positions. While on bedrest get lots of hydration, take your vitamins and restrict your calories. Be well. ...Read more
Had a viral had a lot of bed rest. Now i just feel like I have no energy. Get tired fast. Can this be to to much rest? Use to be be fully active
Was on bed rest for almost 3 months. Legs feel weak which I know is normal. But I kind of lose balance but I don't fall or anything. Is this normal?
Leg weakness: Bed rest can weaken your core muscles and leg muscles significantly. Weak core muscles will make you feel unbalanced. A stationary bicycle and pool exercises will build strength and balance rapidly. Be sure to do lots of stretching too. Pilates and yoga are excellent exercise options as well. ...Read more
I gained 30 kg during my second pregnancy because i was on bed rest from the 4 th month. How can I lose 1 kg weekly without decreasing milk supply?
Aggressive: Losing 1 kg per week can be an aggressive goal for some patients. Whether this is appropriate for you depends on your starting weight. Your milk supply depends a lot on your hydration status, so drinking plenty of fluid, and making sure you have an adequate vitamin supply will be very important. Both weight lost and breastfeeding are important. Take a multi-vitamin, and good luck! ...Read more
Just recovered from being really sick. Had long bed rest. Now i get wore out so fast and legs and lower back hurt after being active. What can I do?
Can a female who had bilateral pe's in her late20's take any type of HRT for menopause sympotms?Pes were a result of prolonged bedrest.
Complex question: Pulmonary emboli, especially bilateral, are potentially fatal. I will presume you were rx with blood thinners (anticoagulants) for over a year when they occurred and haven't recurred and ur now peri menopausal. If you r speaking only of symptoms of menopause, i would say, definitely avoid hrt. Other non-risky medications (both otc and rx) can be effective rx for that problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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