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Doctor insights on: How Long Should You Be Outside Every Day

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How long should kids play outside every day?

How long should kids play outside every day?

Until they finish : If your children are in a safe environment let them play as long as they wish or until the street lights come on :-). ...Read more

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Is this asthma or axity?All day long I feel a restriction in left lung and need to take deep breaths every five min. But when I sleep I am fine when I wake up its not there til I get moving when I go outside its worse. Hyperhyriod I was diagnosed

Is this asthma or axity?All day long I feel a restriction in left lung and need to take deep breaths every five min. But when I sleep I am fine when I wake up its not there til I get moving when I go outside its worse. Hyperhyriod I was diagnosed

A # of issues: Hypertthyroid=inc anxiety=breathing restrictions inc anxiety by itself=breathing problems anxiety=inc asthma=inc anxiety=breathing problems inc asthma=increased breathing problems=anxiety=inc breathing problems the fact that it remits when you sleep favors inc anxiety as cause, but would have my thyroid and asthma eval medically. ...Read more

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My boyfriend and I were together every day for 4 yrs and now we are long distance, how can I handle this?

My boyfriend and I were together every day for 4 yrs and now we are long distance, how can I handle this?

Sounds difficult: That sounds like a difficult situation, particularly if it's not temporary. Hopefully you have maintained your friendships which can provide a level of support, and you have other ways to cope, such as exercise, creative interests, etc. It is a loss and it may take time to adjust to your new arrangement. Talking with a therapist may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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If you smoke every day for years how long will it take to get out of my system and how can I get it out faster?

If you smoke every day for years how long will it take to get out of my system and how can I get it out faster?

10 years: Generally speaking, your risk of heart disease, cancer, etc, return to your typical age-related baseline in 10 years time. That said, you should quit as soon as possible as it gives you the best chance of success. ...Read more

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Is it important to exercise every single day? If so, for how long?

Is it important to exercise every single day? If so, for how long?

YES (part 2 of 2): Or an equivalent mix of moderate- and vigorous-intensity aerobic activity and muscle-strengthening activities on 2 or more days a week that work all major muscle groups (legs, hips, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders, and arms). ...Read more

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What to do if I am new to working out how long should I spend in the gym everyday or every other day?

What to do if I am new to working out how long should I spend in the gym everyday or every other day?

30 minutes: If you are in relatively good condition, then daily workouts of 30 - 60 min would be more than adequate. A recent study showed that 30 minutes of daily vigorous exercise resulted in more weight loss than participants who did 60 minutes a day. ...Read more

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How long should I go for a walk for every day to stay healthy?

How long should I go for a walk for every day to stay healthy?

Walking: Consider 45 minutes of sweat-producing walking 3-5 days a week. Intersperse with a weight training/toning program. ...Read more

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Im 26.Decided that i want to strech every day to try and do splits. How long does it usually take? Any precautions?What strech routine is recommended?

Im 26.Decided that i want to strech every day to try and do splits. How long does it usually take? Any precautions?What strech routine is recommended?

Variable: The time it takes to do the splits is highly variable and depends on how tight your muscles are at onset. It also depends on which type of split- straddle/ split leg. The important thing is to take it slow and easy to avoid injury. Perform stretches that mimic the position you are trying to achieve. Hold the position for 20-30 seconds- don't force. Keep repeating. It will gradually get easier. ...Read more

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When I am in ldrp, how long will the baby be with me every day?

When I am in ldrp, how long will the baby be with me every day?

Depends: Different hospitals have different policies. Check with the hospital where you plan to deliver to find out their specifics. ...Read more