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Is sex a good form of exercise for healthy lifestyle?

Is sex a good form of exercise for healthy lifestyle?

Yes: Most people like to have sex for reasons other than getting more exercise. But it is physical activity, so it will burn calories. If you enjoy and value having a sex life then you'll want to make it an important part of your lifestyle for many reasons. ...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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Which exercise and diet are good for sex life and penis health ?

Which exercise and diet are good for sex life and penis health ?

Exercise/diet: Any form of exercise that is consistently part of your daily lifestyle along with a healthy balance diet should appeal to your sexual health. ...Read more

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Recently I have not felt a healthy sex drive and I've had trouble with sexual performance. I'm in good shape and exercise everyday. What can I do?

Recently I have not felt a healthy sex drive and I've had trouble with sexual performance. I'm in good shape and exercise everyday. What can I do?

I hope you get lots: I'm looking forward to you getting other replies - but let me start. Have you thought of considering it as a natural phase - like the seasons or the moon. To never ebb and flow is a bit unnatural. At your age, I'd almost expect your sexual expression to be maturing from youthful volatility into a deeper complexity. Try some non-judgmental curiosity to expand definitions of sex. Best! ...Read more

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What are some good foods that helps maintain a healthy lifestyle?

What are some good foods that helps maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Variety: Fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains. Some nuts and low fat dairy. Beans are a good protein source. ...Read more

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How much exercise is required to maintain a healthy lifestyle without overdoing the exercise?

How much exercise is required to maintain a healthy lifestyle without overdoing the exercise?

30 to 60 minutes/day: Most americans do not get enough exercise. Very few exercise 'too much'. Some exercise everyday is beneificial. The recommendations are to get at least 30 to 60 minutes a day. Some great forms of exercise are walking, yoga, jumping rope, and swimming. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good questions to ask about obesity and a healthy lifestyle to a nurse?

Could you tell me what are good questions to ask about obesity and a healthy lifestyle to a nurse?

Obesity: You can ask the nurse or just look these up on the internet. You'll want to learn some basics about food groups, what is healthy, what isn't healthy, what foods you child should be eating everyday, how much activity they should be doing. Also good to know what is considered over/under weight for your child at a given age. I have seen 240lbs 5th graders. You want to avoid that. ...Read more

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I have been on SNRI's for 3 weeks now, I live a very healthy lifestyle. Initially, I noticed good changes and then they went away. Higher dosage?

I have been on SNRI's for 3 weeks now, I live a very healthy lifestyle. Initially, I noticed good changes and then they went away. Higher dosage?

Make sure to let: your prescribing provider know. 75 mg is a low dose for Effexor (venlafaxine) XR. We usually start with a low dose and titrate upwards depending on side effects and effectiveness of medication. Your provider will likely be working on optimizing your dosage. Take care. ...Read more

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I've been spiting phlegm for over 5 years now as if normal. I live a healthy lifestyle. Vegetarian lots of exercise never done drugs. Is this normal?

I've been spiting phlegm for over 5 years now as if normal. I live a healthy lifestyle. Vegetarian lots of exercise never done drugs. Is this normal?

Need diagnosis...: If you are describing a cough productive of mucous that has been present for 5 years, you need to see a doctor for evaluation, likely including pulmonary function testing, in order to diagnose the etiology of this cough. Possibilities include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. There are effective treatments once the diagnosis has been made. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've been spiting phlegm for over 5 years now as if normal. I live a healthy lifestyle. Vegetarian lots of exercise never done drugs. Is this normal?

I've been spiting phlegm for over 5 years now as if normal. I live a healthy lifestyle. Vegetarian lots of exercise never done drugs. Is this normal?

Possibilities....: The possible etiologies for a chronic cough productive of mucous includes bronchospasm from any etiology, post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of factors. You need to see your doctor so your cough can be diagnosed and then treated. You may need additional testing to diagnose this cough but there are effective therapies so see your doctor. If you smoke, you need to quit asap! ...Read more

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How many hours of sleep is good enough for a healthy lifestyle? I have had quite stressful few years and have developed a habit of getting just enough sleep. I just can't seem to find relation between productivity and relaxation.

How many hours of sleep is good enough for a healthy lifestyle? I have had quite stressful few years and have developed a habit of getting just enough sleep. I just can't seem to find relation between productivity and relaxation.

Varies: Different people need different number of hours of sleep with an average need of about 8 hours. The quality of sleep is important and i believe when sleep happens is also important. If you are waking up not feeling refreshed then either you are not getting enough or the quality of your sleep is not good. There are several sleep apps that can track the quality of your sleep and give you info. ...Read more

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I have adult acne. I use good hygiene, eat healthy, and exercise. Is there anything else (or more specific) I can do with my lifestyle to reduce it?

I have adult acne.  I use good hygiene, eat healthy, and exercise.  Is there anything else (or more specific) I can do with my lifestyle to reduce it?

Diet, supplements: Avoid sugar, simple carbs, and substitute lactose free milk. Some people are sensitive to sugar. In addition nutritional supplements containing zinc and niacinamide are helpful. A hern which works well for acne is gugulipid. If these. Changes are not enough, prescription creams ay be necessary from your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm having trouble falling asleep. I think it might be related to stress at work. I lead a very healthy lifestyle and exercise almost every day and eat fairly healthy. ?

Hello, I'm having trouble falling asleep. I think it might be related to stress at work. I lead a very healthy lifestyle and exercise almost every day and eat fairly healthy. ?

Sleep Problems: Sleep problems are very common. First, consider "sleep hygiene": regular bed time, low caffeine, no exercise, alcohol, or large meal within two hours of bedtime , a ritual such as hot chocolate, bath, read a bit, lights out. Stress from the day can be alleviated by talking, free-writing in a journal, and taking action to change or minimize work problems. Counseling if these approaches fail. ...Read more

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What's the best complete exercise methodology for a 60+ woman in good health?

What's the best complete exercise methodology for a 60+ woman in good health?

Everyone's different: There's not a great "one size fits all" plan for 60+ women, but i'd focus on three things: 1) weight bearing (walking, stairs, dancing), 2) use of resistance bands or weights to strengthen muscles, and then 3) maintaining flexibility. The 1st will help keep your heart healthy. The others will help keep your bones strong. Your doc should be able to come up with a unique plan for you. ...Read more

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I am only 14 I went to be good looking,strong,healthy what are the exercise & foods do I must eat.

I am only 14 I went to be good looking,strong,healthy what are the exercise & foods do I must eat.

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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Is doing light exercise at night good for health?

Is doing light exercise at night good for health?

Yes: Exercise is healthy any time you do it. I tell my patients that pain is natures way of saying"you are doing something wrong". ...Read more

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Is sex is important for good health.We can have it daily.

Is sex is important for good health.We can have it daily.

Not necessarily: Having a sexual relationship with the person you love is one of the ways to maintain a better connection with your lover, and it also has health benefits. It's up to both you and your lover, but daily sex is not essential. ...Read more

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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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Good food for healthy sex please suggest?

Good food for healthy sex please suggest?

Little smirk: I would say any good good except tobacco for its effect on blood vessels and alcohol for effect on the nerves. Some food may have the effect similar to the BP meds bblockers and Alpha blockers which can decrease erection and libido. But i say, any good, healthy food is ok. Trial and error and don't believe those saying oyster is an aphrodisiac, I have eaten enough, lol. ...Read more

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How can exercise lead to good health at retirement?

How can exercise lead to good health at retirement?

BY PRVENTING DIS: By helping eliminating many self induced chronic diseases, including obesity, frailty, diabetes, hypertension. Plus, being fit will allow you to enjoy activities most consider youthful. Despite modern modern medicines advances, nothing beats exercie and proper diet in maintaining health. ...Read more