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Is too much sport bad for the heart?

Is too much sport bad for the heart?

Sport and the heart: Sports are great for keeping the heart healthy, providing you don’t already have some sort of heart disease. If you do have heart disease, or symptoms of such, or if you’re just not sure and want to be safe, it would be best to have a Cardiologist clear you for a given sport or level of physical activity. ...Read more

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Is to much sex bad for your heart?

Is to much sex bad for your heart?

Too much?: Hard to know how much is "too much". The normal increase in heart rate with sexual arousal is not dangerous. If you already have heart disease or get chest pains with sexual activity get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a good replacement for binges due to too much stress?

What is a good replacement for binges due to too much stress?

Treat the cause: Although i agree with that symptom substitution (replacing the binging with a less destructive behavior) is a good part of the plan, overall stress reduction is likely to be a more effective long- term solution. In looking for a replacement for the binging, it needs to be something you enjoy that reduces anxiety, or it's not likely to work. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How long can the heart beat in 150-190 BPM whithout the heart being hurt? And when is it generally speaking dangerous with a high or too low hr?

How long can the heart beat in 150-190 BPM whithout the heart being hurt? And when is it generally speaking dangerous with a high or too low hr?

Get the right help: You have already been taught that your problem needs a diagnosis so that it can be appropriately treated. That ends the help we can offer you here. Your current question has no easy or right answer. There are too many variables here. But, it is serious enough, as we have already acknowledged, that you need a diagnosis of the cause of this problem so the correct treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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What is too much exercise for chf?

What is too much exercise for chf?

CHF exercise: We don't prescribe exercise for CHF patients until the CHF is controlled. When we feel control is reached, the patient is started on a low level exercise program tailored to their specific situation. We progress slowly with increases in the work load only very gradually. The patient will feel 'too much' by the symptoms provoked. We try to not get to the point where the patient feels symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the effects of eating too much protein? Is it truly bad for your kidneys?

What are the effects of eating too much protein?  Is it truly bad for your kidneys?

Too much is no good: No storage-all for structure and function (enzymes to do chem reactions). Can only add so much into the body/day. Intake in excess needs to be dealt with. Xs nitrogen in protein dealt as waste product by kidneys-might strain and increase damage to already damaged kidneys. Xs intake broken down to components-carbon chain into glucose and stored as glycogen or fat. 0.8-1.5gm/kg wt is plenty for most. ...Read more

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How much exercise is too much and bad for your health? I am a bit confused...too much, too little...what draws the line?

How much exercise is too much and bad for your health? I am a bit confused...too much, too little...what draws the line?

Moderation : Moderation is key. Listen to u'r body. It tells u when to rest. Too much is different for everyone. Make sure u hydrate well, stretch well and it helps to ice down muscle areas that have been overworked during the workout/exercise. Balancing this with healthy food choices is key too. ...Read more

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Is it good to have high amounts of hdl, but is too much of any cholesterol a bad thing?

Not necessarily: A high HDL is felt to be protective. There is nothing to suggest that an unusually high HDL would be problematic. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as "too much" masturbation? Will it affect me in the long run?

Urban legends: There is an urban legend that made actual news a few years ago: http://www.evolvingscientist.net/2011/08/dammit-its-fake-coming-forty-two-times.html. There was actual boy who died from "over-masturbation". However, there is autoerotic fatality. Please be aware of this for personal responsibility to yourself. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/autoerotic_fatality. ...Read more

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How much extra stress is really put on the heart of a patient whose heart is only working 10 percent when you going in for mandatory surgery?

Surgery: I presume you refer to a 10% ejection fraction in a surgical patient. The risk depends on the kind of surgery, the patient's other problems and many factors. The surgical stress for minor surgery is less than a major vascular procedure for instance. ...Read more

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I heard drinking too much coffee is bad for the stomach, because it adds too much to gastric acid.?

I heard drinking too much coffee is bad for the stomach, because it adds too much to gastric acid.?

It can be.: Yes, there's a change in the acid, but for most people the change is not enough to make a noticable difference. And if there is a difference noticed, choose a different beverage. ...Read more

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Is it bad that your heart rate is 125 or more everyday?

Is it bad that your heart rate is 125 or more everyday?

Yes: Not a normal resting rate. Seek medical attention there many things that could cause this and all require medical attention. ...Read more

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Can too much protein be bad for the body?

Can too much protein be bad for the body?

Protein-Mayo clinic: 'Some high-protein diets restrict carbohydrate intake so much that they can result in nutritional deficiencies or insufficient fiber, which can cause health problems such as constipation and diverticulitis. . A high-protein diet may worsen kidney function in people with kidney disease because your body may have trouble eliminating all the waste products of protein metabolism.' -Mayo Clinic ...Read more

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For a long time my heart rate has always been over 100 beats and that is resting too. What does this mean or contribute to as far as health?

For a long time my heart rate has always been over 100 beats and that is resting too. What does this mean or contribute to as far as health?

Merits evaluation.: A persistently high heart rate while at rest might reflect an underlying neuroendocrine problem. Hyperthyroidism is a common cause. Infections can cause it. Other causes are less common. It would be advisable for you to see your doctor or perhaps a cardiologist or an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Is too much sex bad for your health?

Is too much sex bad for your health?

No: It is important to engage in healthy sexual habits that don't put you or your partner's life or health at risk. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Why is salt so important to the body if too much of it is bad for you?

Why is salt so important to the body if too much of it is bad for you?

Salt. : Too much of a good thing isn't always "more good". Salt makes,us retain water, which is bad for people with high blood pressure or heart conditions. That being said, sodium does have normal and important bodily functions.. ...Read more

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Is caffeine really that bad for the heart?

Is caffeine really that bad for the heart?

No: Unless you have heart disease where the work of your heart must be restricted in a very narrow range, caffeine does not appear to be intrinsically bad. ...Read more

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Can HDL be too high?Mine is 105.I think that's great but never saw such hight hdl.More heart protection or too much of a good thing? Ldl was 90.

Can HDL be too high?Mine is 105.I think that's great but never saw such hight hdl.More heart protection or too much of a good thing? Ldl was 90.

Yes: Generally high HDL is considered protective. But is is important to know the subparticles: http://www.Laheartspecialists.Com/services/advanced-cholesterol-testing/ advanced cholesterol testing can tell you if you have good kind or bad kind of particles. ...Read more

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