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Which is the best exercise machine for losing baby weight, that will tone the whole body?

Which is the best exercise machine for losing baby weight, that will tone the whole body?

Exercise: Regardless of whether you want to lose baby weight or belly fat, consider body weight exercises rather than purchasing equipment. Http://www. Mensfitness. Com/topics/body-weight-workouts, http://www. Muscleandfitness. Com/workouts/workout-routines/5-best-bodyweight-training-exercises & http://www. Menshealth. Com/fitness/ultimate-body-weight-workout. ...Read more

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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Can you tell me what is the best home exercise machine for bum?

Can you tell me what is the best home exercise machine for bum?

Reallly: It's whatever you'd use most consistently. But when you account for price, space, variety of exercises and resistances possible, the Total Gym XLS (base model) is a great deal. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise/exercise machine I can use to burn the most weight efficiently? I want to lose 15-20 lbs in 2-3 months if that's realistic.

What is the best exercise/exercise machine I can use to burn the most weight efficiently? I want to lose 15-20 lbs in 2-3 months if that's realistic.

Hard work: It doesn't matter what machine you use or what type of exercise that you do. Find something that you enjoy, or at least can tolerate, and do it regularly as part of a diet and exercise program. Start slow and gradually increase. Goal weight loss should be 2-3lbs per week, so your weight loss goals are reasonable. Good luck ...Read more

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What exercise machine is best for diabetic patients trying to get fit?

What exercise machine is best for diabetic patients trying to get fit?

Anything!: It is important for diabetic patients to exercise. Any exercise! Pick something you enjoy doing and exercise frequently. Cardio exercise (walk, run, bike, etc) tends to help more with weight loss more than weight bearing exercises. ...Read more

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I want to lose a wieght so which is a best exercise machine to buy at home workout treadmill cycle or elliptical plz tell thanx?

I want to lose a wieght so which is a best exercise machine to buy at home workout treadmill cycle or elliptical plz tell thanx?

Elliptical: May provide more muscle building than the treadmill. Muscle helps burn fat. However it is the consistency and healthy diet that matters most. Use of either for 45 minutes or more 5 days a week with a healthy diet will result in healthy weight loss ...Read more

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Which exercise machine is more effective, treadmill or elliptical?!

Which exercise machine is more effective, treadmill or elliptical?!

Both: Depending on your reason for exercise either will provide the beneficial effect of exercise. Your exercise prescription for cardiovascular health, if that is the reason for exercise, is calculated by giving you the maximum heart rate for specified time. So the type of exercise it takes to get the maximum heart rate is the only criteria. So both machines can do it. ...Read more

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Please describe a good exercise machine for someone with multiple sclerosis?

Please describe a good exercise machine for someone with multiple sclerosis?

Varies, but: If patient is still ambulatory, consider a treadmill or even a stair stepper. A stationary bike might work. If trouble walking, best general exercise via swimming or aerobics in a pool setting. Some patients will not tolerate an exercise machine, and do far better with assisted walking. ...Read more

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What is the number one doctor-recommended exercise machine for muscles in lower back?

What is the number one doctor-recommended exercise machine for muscles in lower back?

Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. If you have questions about specific exercises or machines they will be able to teach you the proper techniques and precautions. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Which type of exercise machine can you use if you have cartilage and ligament knee problem?

Which type of exercise machine can you use if you have cartilage and ligament knee problem?

Limited: Do not use the quad extension machine. The only machine to use would be the supine leg press machine. You can do exercises without machines that would be safer. ...Read more

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How long after gall bladder surgery can I use the elliptical exercise machine?

How long after gall bladder surgery can I use the elliptical exercise machine?

Exercise: I let my post-laparoscopic patients do cardio anytime after surgery when the patient feels well. The only restriction for most is no heavy lifting for one week after surgery. If you think you are ready, enjoy! ...Read more

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How soon after a total knee replacement should someone use an exercise machine?

How soon after a total knee replacement should someone use an exercise machine?

1st week is okay: As most therapists don't need any machines to perform proper therapy. Manual therapy can achieve excellent results without machines. However, machines can be used as an adjunct to good manual stretching and strengthening programs. Stationary bikes can start early in the first week as the swelling reduces. Weights should be avoided until full extension is gained from your stretching program. ...Read more

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How soon after a total knee replacement could someone use a continuous passive motion (cpm) exercise machine?

How soon after a total knee replacement could someone use a continuous passive motion (cpm) exercise machine?

1 hours: Ideally you should be placed on it in the recovery room whole still sedated. Once you are able to move the knee on your own, the benefit of continuous passive motion is less apparent. ...Read more

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Does masturbating at over 70 years of age damage your health?

Does masturbating at over 70 years of age damage your health?

No, not even if 32yo: As long as you do so in privacy of your room and this doesn't affect your relationship w/others. So go enjoy yourself. ...Read more

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Intermittent pain under shoulder blade for 3 days. Female 70 years of age?

Intermittent pain under shoulder blade for 3 days. Female 70 years of age?

Hard to say: More details please! How long does the pain last? Is is sharp or dull? Does it happen with movement or at rest? Any other symptoms? Atypical chest pain can be serious or minor depending on all these things, plus your medical history. If the pain is only with movement, it is likely due to a problem with your muscles. If not, lots of causes. See a doc. If shortness of breath, nausea, pain to ER. ...Read more

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Hello. I am 29 years old and since puberty I have been liking mature women aged 50 to 70 years more than girls my age. Is this probrem? Thank you.

Hello. I am 29 years old and since puberty I have been liking mature women aged 50 to 70 years more than girls my age. Is this probrem? Thank you.

Define problem!: It will be hard to find a peer group your age that would accept your preference, but how and what you do is your business. If you can find any willing partners, go for it. However, you may want to invest some time with a therapist to reveal why you are drawn to this age group. It may help you become more comfortable with your choices. ...Read more

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My left hip fells like its asleep, after I get up each morning. An some pain. I, m 70 years an 6 ft. About 235 lbs exercise very like. Still mow our lawn but walk every other day for a mile or so.

My left hip fells like its asleep, after I get up each morning. An some pain. I, m 70 years an 6 ft. About 235 lbs exercise very like. Still mow our lawn but walk every other day for a mile or so.

You: You could be dealing with osteoarthritis in your hip with possible nerve irritation/inflammation which is causing your feeling of numbness. The first step is to see your primary care doctor. After a history and examination, an x-ray of your hip should be ordered. In the meantime your doctor can prescribe pain medication to relieve the pain and help with inflammation.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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My mother, having age o 70 years, has serum cretonne level consistently 1.5. She is hypertensive and taking medicine for last more than 20 years.?

My mother, having age o 70 years, has serum cretonne level consistently 1.5. She is hypertensive and taking medicine for last more than 20 years.?

UsuallyKidneyFailure: Creatinine is a protein made by every body muscle ; serum concentration is used as a way to estimate relative kidney function. Healthy cr typically < 1.0 mg/dl, ↑es with muscle mass, injury ;/or reduced kidney function in hyperbolic relationship. Other than low normal blood glucose ; BP are greatest drivers of kidney failure. ...Read more

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My mother age is 70 years. And she is suffering from parkinson also. And now she has choleithiasis. Doctors saying in this age surgery is risky.

My mother age is 70 years. And she is suffering from parkinson also. And now she has choleithiasis. Doctors saying in this age surgery is risky.

Not all about age: More important often then age is level of function. Firstly, is your mother havng symptoms related to the gallstones? If not, watchful waiting maybe best. If she is then her level of functioning and life expectancy lving with a chronic illness is very important to assess. Her recovery from surgery and anesthesia may be more difficult if she needs help in her activities of daily living. ...Read more

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My mother age is 70 years and she is suffering from high serum creatinine (10.02) along with high BUN and Uric Acid. Plz sugest for how to cure.

My mother age is 70 years and she is suffering from high serum creatinine (10.02) along with high BUN and Uric Acid. Plz sugest for how to cure.

Nephrologist: With creatinine in 10 range she has serious kidney disease and needs dialysis soon. In the interim she needs to follow strict dietary protocols and watch certain foods and meds. See a kidney doctor who can get her headed in that direction soon. ...Read more

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I am 70 years old, not sexually active, post menopause (age 50) and have a brownish discharge. Should I go to urgent care or my primary doctor?

I am 70 years old, not sexually active, post menopause (age 50) and have a brownish discharge. Should I go to urgent care or my primary doctor?

Go see ur pcp: Postmenopausal bleeding or spotting is not normal and should be evaluated it is not an emergency so I would not recommend going to an urgent care center or ER. See your PCP or someone with expertise in Gyn and assessment of postmenopausal spotting or discharge. ...Read more

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What's the best way for a 70 year old active man to lose 15 pounds?

What's the best way for a 70 year old active man to lose 15 pounds?

Diet & exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 90 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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Is colonscopy good for a 70 year aged women?

Is colonscopy good for a 70 year aged women?

Assuming: You are in good health and this is for legitimate screening or for prior history of polyps or for diagnosis of GI symptoms attributable to your colon, it is definitely good. Especially considering the alternatives of undiagnosed cancer or other pathology. We usuall stop doing screening exams beyond age 80-85. ...Read more

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70 year old high exercise level recreational road bicyclist with recent reduced exercise tolerance. Echo shows Basal Septal LVH. ACE or ARB?

70 year old high exercise level recreational road bicyclist with recent reduced exercise tolerance. Echo shows Basal Septal LVH. ACE or ARB?

Septal hypertrophy: Asymmetric septal hypertrophy can produce a heart murmur as well as place strain on the left ventricle. If your ejection fraction is perfectly normal and you still have diminished exercise tolerance, diastolic dysfunction is also a factor. Since there is some obstruction to blood flow, relaxation of the ventricle with beta blocker or certain calcium channel blocker like cardizem is preferred thera ...Read more