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Is exercise good for my sarcoidosis?

Is exercise good for my sarcoidosis?

Probably yes: Sarcoidosis is a multisystem disease with unknown cause some of time the lungs are affected negatively a lung specialist would evaluate you and determine the extent of your lung involvement. Also, in some rare cases there can be heart involvement-perhaps irregular heart beats.A cardiologist would need to evaluate you in that case if you are affected by aches, pains and given the o-k--exercise helps. ...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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I was wondering is exercise good for the heart and stress?

I was wondering is exercise good for the heart and stress?

EXERCISE: For most people exercise is very good for the heart and for handling stress. If you are otherwise normal, regular aerobic and some anaerobic exercise daily is generally very beneficial. ...Read more

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What type is of exercise is good for for me as a pastor ?

What type is of exercise is good for for me as a pastor ?

The kind that...: ...Makes you feel happy. Whatever it is that you like to do or whatever makes you feel grounded or closer to god. Could be walking in the woods on a trail, could be handball, yoga or martial arts. Doesn't matter as long as you enjoy it and stick with it. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for COPD patients?

What is a good diet for COPD patients?

Keep weight down: Any change in your eating habits that will keep your weight down would be beneficial. Obesity will ceratinly affect your breathing. Good exercise (with physician approval) and good eating habits can only help you and improve your outlook. ...Read more

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Is there a safe pro hormone for adding lean muscle mass. I am in great shape and my diet is very good. ?

Is there a safe pro hormone for adding lean muscle mass. I am in great shape and my diet is very good. ?

Why need to? : You said that you are in great shape and your diet is good, i would not change that. Adding chemical to gain muscle that is not naturally supported by your body, you will lose it after going off the chemical. You can add more wt training to gain some muscle without chemicals/drugs. It sounds like you're doing great at 46, i would not change that--keep up the good work. See doc regularly. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for for pre-diabetes and hypothyroidism?

What is a good diet for for pre-diabetes and hypothyroidism?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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What is sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis: Dear jbennett, sarcoidosis is a disease of unknown etiology which can affect almost any part of a patient's body. It is known for the granulomas it produces--non-caseating--which can form commonly in the lungs. About 50% of the patients are african or hispanic origin, there is also a large % from northern europe. It has been found that a patient's immune response creates the granulomas. .. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for lupus patients?

What is a good diet for lupus patients?

SLE + diet: Lots of fresh fruits and veggies, excellent grains, lean meats with high protein, fish, etc...Simply put a good diet will always provide the body with the best building blocks to help. ...Read more

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Bp 104/76. Is this healthy for a 30yr old female? How do I lower the 76? Diet and exercise?

Bp 104/76. Is this healthy for a 30yr old female? How do I lower the 76? Diet and exercise?

Yes: Your BP is normal for someone your age. No intervention is needed for this value. As always, you should eat healthy and exercise. This will help keep your BP in the normal range. ...Read more

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Hi my age is 19 year old and my BMI is 17.9. I joined gym and please say is going gym daily in whole week is good for me? also is supplement is good ?

Hi my age is 19 year old and my BMI is 17.9. I joined gym and please say is going gym daily in whole week is good for me? also is supplement is good ?

Going to the gym: Of course going to the gym is good for you. What you do at the gym is more important. Your diet is paramount overall to how your body benefits from your desire for a healthy, strong body. I recommend that you start with a professional trainer so you can learn how not to harm your body and get the most out of your workouts. Good wool, stay healthy. ...Read more

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What is good exercise for me my sge is 58?

What is good exercise for me my sge is 58?

Exercise: Start slow with 15 minutes of walking every day, and add a minute every day after two weeks. What are your goals? Consider a trainer. Fitness is a combination of cardio, strength and flexibility. ...Read more

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What is a good diet and exercise program for a working mother?

What is a good diet and exercise program for a working mother?

30 mins a day: Exercising 30 mins a day is key even if you have to break it up into intervals. A diet rich in fruits and veggies ( whole foods) is key to getting all that antioxidant power your body craves ...Read more

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Is exercise good or bad for my DVT problem?

Is exercise good or bad  for my DVT problem?

Depends: It depends on the timing of the dvt. If the problem is new, then you should avoid exercising the involved limb, on the other hand if the DVT is already treated and you are therapeutic on your anticoagulant, then exercise is not your enemy. If you are over-weight then losing weight will actually decrease the risk of recurrence of your dvt. ...Read more

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Wat exercise is good for anxiety treatment?

Wat exercise is good for anxiety treatment?

Exercise for anxiety: Exercise for anxiety- yoga, meditation, swimming, any kind of dancing therapy. Any kind of exercise is good which will increase your serotonin level and will help deal with your anxiety. ...Read more

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What is a good way to strengthen my heart? I am 51 yrs and in good health.

What is a good way to strengthen my heart? I am 51 yrs and in good health.

Lot of ways: First have good balanced diet with fresh fruits & vegetables , regular progressive exercises , control blood pressure, sugar , cholesterol, of course stress free life , additional help having good genes , sorry it is not under your control ! ...Read more

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What is a good diet for heart health?

Heart healthy: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more

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What exercise is good for a 38 yr old man, in general healthy, but with heart murmur?

What exercise is good for a 38 yr old man, in general healthy, but with heart murmur?

Most exercises ok.: Most heart murmurs are benign and will not be a factor in most exercises if there are no signs of chest pain, swelling or shortness of breath. It is always a good rule of thumb to have a good physical exam by your physician before starting any exercise program. It will allow the murmur to be evaluated to determine if more testing is warranted. ...Read more

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It is walking a good exercise for your heart?

It is walking a good exercise for your heart?

Yes,walk!: Walking is the easiest way to incorporate more activity into your life (for most people). Assuming you are otherwise healthy, american college of sports medicine recommends 30 minutes of cardiovascular activity most days of the week. This means walking fast enough do that your heart rate goes up, but slow enough to comfortably talk. Check with your doctor before starting an exercise program. ...Read more

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Is sport is good for my body?

Is  sport is good for my body?

Sport is exercise. : Participating in the sport and practicing for that support regularly can count for your weekly physical activity, which in conjunction with a healthy meal plan will help you lose weight or just be generally more healthy. ...Read more

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Dr. Marci Dietrich
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Sarcoidosis (Definition)

A condition in which nodules form in various organs, including lymph nodes, lungs, eyes, and liver. Common symptoms include cough, chest pain below the breast bone, fatigue, ...Read more