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How Much Running To Improve My Lung Capacity
Push yourself: Go to your limit for perhaps half an hour on the treadmill. If you're generally healthy, you will notice improved aerobic capacity within a week. But you have to really "punish" yourself especially in first few days. ...Read more
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
How can I improve my cardio to last longer, ? Other than running..? My point is to get to a stamina level like big atheles.
Not sure?: Not sure what that is. One can not generally improve 'lung capacity' . So if one has decreased lung fuction from a certain disease or condition then generally will not return. Depends also on severity of capacity. Need to know the undelying condition. Please clarify. ...Read more
How can I raise my haematocrit from 0.448 to 0.48? Got dysautonomia so more oxygen capacity the better.
How much lung damage is done in 14 years via 2 parents secondhand smoking? Also, how long does it take for my lungs to recover?
Depends: Some people's lungs are very susceptible to tobacco smoke, others much less sensitive. In general, most smokers' lungs recover to a certain extent in 5 to 6 years after cessation of exposure. However you cannot reverse any permanent damage that may already be present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male 22. Goal to increase stamina and left ventricle size. I do 30-45mins cardio a day. How much more to become as fit as athletes?
Depends: Are you interested in simple cardio fitness or do you have olympic aspirations? For the former, you're doing enough now. For the latter, you haven't scratched the surface. ...Read more
Conditioning: It actually depends on how severe and symptomatic your COPD is. Slow and increasing exercises have been proven to help improve the sensation of the person and recondition. The alleviation of the sense of dyspnea is the best we can do for severe copd, even with no proof of improvement of lung function. Improved lung function with the meds also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Define air capacity: If by air capacity, you mean your lungs vital capacity, then no. Your vital capacity is dictated by your anatomy (it's a function of your age and height). But if you're referring to your vo2max (maximal aerobic capacity) then yes, since this is a measure of oxygen use and indirectly, physical fitness. ...Read more
Cross training: There are many ways to take an active approach to rehabbing a running injury while maintaining stamina. Depending on nature of injury, biking, elliptical, or rowing machine are good options. If you have access to a pool, water running or swimming are great ways to maintain stamina and have been proven effective even with elite athletes. ...Read more
OnlyWay: Use It with: care while minimizing any pain, Muscles strength & coordination only improve with use. Key: incorporating a complex variety of uses, not just more strength/range in one or a limited set of uses. Thus machines, walking, running, jumping, etc. If any joint pain(s) consider glucosamine+chondroitin (molecular building blocks of cartilage, Nutransense a good brand, sourced from N. America, not China). ...Read more
Normal hemoglobin: Normal haemoglobin levels vary from lab to lab, but for men, normal levels are from around 13.8 to 17.2. Iron-rich foods include most meats, chicken, and some surprises like oysters and sardines. Better yet, get iron from healthy plant sources instead: try lentils, beans, & spinach. Check for hidden bleeding from stomach ulcers. Ask a Dr to assess why you are anemic. Recheck levels in a month. ...Read more
Some options: You could try contact lenses as a non-surgical option. Otherwise, you can be evaluated to have refractive lens exchange, which is a surgical option. An implant with your prescription can be placed so that you are less dependent on glasses. It won't always eliminate them in every situation. This is considered cosmetic unless you have cataracts that are affecting your vision. Good luck. ...Read more
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HOW MUCH TIME does advair 250/50 take to show improvement in S.O.B symptoms from oxygen trapping(170%) in lungs?
1 week: withen 1st week on averageGet a more detailed answer ›
In your opinion will a spirometer help expand lung capacity? Should i buy it? Want to expand capacity, talk better, less tense + enhance projection
Incentive Spirometer: Using this device does not necessary help your lung capacity. It will however help prevent a condition called atelectasis. This is when the bottom portion of the lungs collapse a bit causing increased risk of pneumonia. We use this in a hospital routinely to help prevent pneumonia especially after surgery. ...Read more
Question: This question really doesn't make a lot of sense, why don't you rephrase it and ask again. ...Read more
I have allergies and asthma. Will targeted exercise help strengthen my lungs to make them a little more efficient?
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