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What Are General Exercise Recommendations For Young Athletes With Hcm
Avoid strenuous : Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (hcm) is potentially dangerous for athletes because the dynamic outflow obstruction intensifies as Adrenalin is released during exercise. This results in more forceful contraction which makes the obstruction worse. Chest pain, light headedness can occur due to the obstructive process. Arrhythmias including sudden cardiac death might also arise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Does everyone age 55+ who walks fast for exercise and who are in good general health with no known heart problems need to know their max heart rate?
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
Your own program: Work with a physical therapist. Ask your doctor for a referral to a physical therapist. The physical therapist can work with you to create an individualized exercise regimen that will strengthen the muscles around your joint, increase the range of motion in your joint and reduce your pain. ...Read more
None: None, in relation to bradycardia.Get a more detailed answer ›
No golden rule here: But 55-75bpm would be expected.Get a more detailed answer ›
What are reliable, doctor-recommended healthy snacks for someone who is underweight, with joint pain and anemia?
Overweight : The best diet for overweight children is a healthy and nutritious diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, protein (beans, peanuts and tree nuts, fish, white meat and lean beef), milk with reduced fat (preferably fat-free including yogurt), devoid of soda and juice but copious in water. Correct calorie counts for age should be exercised. Do not forget that at least one hour physical activity per day. ...Read more
What are your favorite, most often recommended healthy starch foods (carbs) for younger mildly obese patients with normal lipids? Looking for variety.
Vegetables & fruits: The problem with starchy foods is that they can rapidly raise blood sugar causing Insulin spikes which fuel Insulin resistance/obesity/hyperlipidemia. It is best to avoid foods with a high glycemic index but a new measure that is also of value is the "carbohydrate density index." ' the best choices are most all fruits & veggies, though might be best to go easy on tropical fruits. See comment:. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are your most often recommended healthy protein sources (foods) for younger, mildly obese patients with mildly elevated ldl? Looking for variety.
Don't overdo it: Don't overdo the protein in your diet, as it can be toxic to the kidney. You need to restrict total calories and lose weight plus lipids, fruits and veggies have good protein without a lot of saturated fat that can elevate ldl. Check with a good registered dietitian. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cardiac, bones: probably the number one benefit is activity. It will help maintain your cardiac and overall fitness with consistent aerobic exercise like walking. Also, light weights are helpful to keep the bones strong in arms and legs and I think that's very important in preventing potential fractures. ...Read more
If heart palpitations are safe for a healthy person, are they also considered safe for somebody born with a congenital heart defect?
Hypertension: Hi Arianna, first, it depends on your ability. Start with a 30 minute walk, and work your way up from there.eventually, transition to jogging, rowing, or cycling for cardio. If you are overweight, consider a healthy diet with portion and calorie control as weight loss can help. Also, drink plenty of water, get plenty of sleep (8 hours/night), and avoid salt/sodium. Hope that helps ...Read moreSee 12 more doctor answers
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