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How often should I exercise to maintain good health for me and the baby?

How often should I exercise to maintain good health for me and the baby?

Daily: For optimal cardiovascular health and to decrease the risk of gestational diabetes and high blood pressure, you should get some form of exercise every day. This can be as simple as walking after meals. Try to find activities you enjoy or walk with a friend to help you stick to it. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

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. ...Read more


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What is the best exercise to maintain a good health?

What is the best exercise to maintain a good health?

Best Exercise: The best exercise to maintain good health is an exercise regimen that you enjoy doing that you will continue to do 5-6 days a week. This could be walking, swimming, dancing, martial arts, etc. Whatever you enjoy doing that will increase your heart rate! ...Read more

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Can I maintain good health just w/exercise and vitamins?

Can I maintain good health just w/exercise and vitamins?

Not alone: The exercise will certainly help, but you also need a healthy diet, plenty of sleep and a good social support system. Currently the efficacy of vitamin supplements is up for some debate, but what is certain is that they are no substitute for a healthy balanced diet. ...Read more

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What are things you should avoid when trying to maintain good health?

What are things you should avoid when trying to maintain good health?

Overall health: For physical and clinical health, you have to have a good diet and exercise. Mental health is more difficult but i would say a good disposition, your ability to handle stress, failures, losses and balance it with degrees of success and happiness and finally aging gracefully. Having a good support system and network and, unacceptable for some, but faith helps. ...Read more

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How can I maintain good oral health?

How can I maintain good oral health?

Oral health: Brush 2-3 times a day and floss once a day. Go to the dentist at least every 6 months unless instructed to go more frequently. Avoid too much sugar and soda. These are the keys to good oral hygiene. ...Read more

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Spirulina, is it really beneficial for maintaining good health?

Spirulina, is it really beneficial for maintaining good health?

No: This is a supplement and it is not essential to maintaining health. It is little used so why is it essential. ...Read more

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My level of B12 is 189 pmol/l. Is that enough to maintain a good health?

My level of B12 is 189 pmol/l. Is that enough to maintain a good health?

Borderline: 148-221 pmol/L is considered borderline low and may indicate deficiency. It should be retested and the mean corpuscular volume (MCV) of your red blood cells measured. (Simple blood test) Your treating physician can recommend what to do about your level. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more