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What hobbies and recreational activities should i avoid?

More info needed: Need more information as there could be specific activities you need to avoid for a specific medical condition. Just need to know what medical condition. ...Read more

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Can i play sports sports with high blood preasure football

Can i play sports sports with high blood preasure football

Depends: High blood pressure should be managed before playing high intensity sports (like football) to prevent short and long term cardiovascular complications. See your doctor for recommendations on lowering it and for clearance to play. They may need to do more of a work up to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Should people with hemophilia exercise and play sports?

W mild to moderate: Hemophilia yes. One must be quite cautious with exercise with a severe condition. All forms of activity should be d/w the patient's physician beforehand. He following sports are considered safe if you have mild to moderate hemophilia: archery, aquatics, elliptical machine, stationary bike, frisbee, golf, hiking, tai chi, swimming & walking. Heavy exertion, power lifting & contact sports are not. ...Read more

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Im quiet an active adrenalin junkie person such as out door sports , scuba diving, motocross ect. Will a breast augmentation limit me with activities?

Im quiet an active adrenalin junkie person such as out door sports , scuba diving, motocross ect. Will a breast augmentation limit me with activities?

No limitations: The short answer is that breast implants should not limit your lifestyle. However, it is important that they not be too large and that you are aware of all of the ramifications in terms of implants in athletic women. I would recommend asking your plastic surgeon for specific information on this. ...Read more

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Will i be able participate in recreational sports following shoulder hemiarthroplasty? I am afraid of damaging the prosthesis.

Will i be able participate in recreational sports following shoulder hemiarthroplasty? I am afraid of damaging the prosthesis.

Probably yes: If you engaged in these sports prior to hemiarthroplasty, then you should be able to, after finishing a complete course of rehabilitation. Good rehab with progressive activities in a home program with periodic monitoring will help. Ask the surgeon -- he/she should be able to give you the best answer. ...Read more

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What to eat before basketball practice for good energy and strength?

What to eat before basketball practice for good energy and strength?

Pregame: A meal right before basketball practice should contain a mixture of simple and complex carbohydrates. This should help give you the energy you need right away, while keeping some reserves for the later part of your workout. All the best! ...Read more

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What are some fun activities for drug and alcohol abuse group therapy?

What are some fun activities for drug and alcohol abuse group therapy?

Consider the group: It depends a lot on who is in the group and how much supervision you have and need. Also, remember to provide options. Don't ask someone to do something totally out of character in the beginning. Some ideas: yoga, meditation instruction, serving food to the homeless, organized tours of museums, hiking, working with animals. Good luck! ...Read more

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Any sports teens with physical disabilities cannot participate in?

Any sports teens with physical disabilities cannot participate in?

Special Olympics: Teens with physical disabilities are able to do many sports. By this age they are generally aware of their physical limitations, such as neck instability, hypermobile joints or heart or lung limitations. They can be directed by their primary physicians with the help of special olympics to find a sport they can excel in. ...Read more

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Can one play sports and excercise with an eye stye?

Can one play sports and excercise with an eye stye?

Yes: A stye is no reason to stop exercising or participating in sports. Try hot compresses several times per day. This is the single best treatment. ...Read more

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Is a heart murmur patient fit enough to participate in physically demanding sports such as boxing?

Is a heart murmur patient fit enough to participate in physically demanding sports such as boxing?

Maybe: Yes if the heart murmer is an innocent or functional sound. If it is caused by a heart defectmaybe not. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are good sports or activities for children with adhd?

What are good sports or activities for children with adhd?

No bad ones: Any activity that encourages the child to move, use his/her imagination and laugh is beneficial to his/her health.Exercise has been approved by the aap as adjunct therapy for adhd.Get a proper assessment by a knowledgeable professional, provide proper guidance, discuss meds and other options with your doctor.Avoid fads and unsupported treatments that could possibly delay or worsen outcome. ...Read more

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What field should I enter if interested in healing sexual or physical abuse?

What field should I enter if interested in healing sexual or physical abuse?

Psychology: Or social work are two fields that train therapists to work with people who have been physically or sexually abused. Many therapists also train as sex therapists after getting their degrees. ...Read more

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Which sport is healthier; do you prefer soccer or rugby?

Which sport is healthier; do you prefer soccer or rugby?

Soccer or rugby.: While both would give you quite a cardiovascular work-out, you may be more susceptible to injury playing rugby. ...Read more

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Are sports drinks good for kids?

Are sports drinks good for kids?

Not really: They are just a hair shy of juices, which are nothing more then liquid candy. They serve no great purpose and have lots of sugar. Avoid them as much as you can. ...Read more

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Torn rotator cuff - can you golf as part of rehabilitation and therapy?

Torn rotator cuff - can you golf as part of rehabilitation and therapy?

Nope: Golf is not rehab. Very specific post op rehab program. If no surgery is safe to pitch and putt. Probably should not take any big swings. ...Read more

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Are supersets in lifting good for mass? Or strength and endurance

Are supersets in lifting good for mass? Or strength and endurance

Depends....: Depends on how you choose to do them. Here's a pretty good link with lots of info on ways you can change it up for different outcomes: http://exercise.About.Com/cs/weightlifting/a/supersets.Htm. ...Read more

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Can sudden stop in exercising and sports have impact on health?

Can sudden stop in exercising and sports have impact on health?

Exercise & sports: Stopping activity can impact health. Why did you stop? Can you do some alternate activity? Maintaining a healthy lifestyle early on is in itself healthy. Not exercising won't bring on illness directly but there can be a gradual decline in health over the years. ...Read more