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What are general exercise recommendations for young athletes with hcm?

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 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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What sports/activities are good for people with obesity?

What sports/activities are good for people with obesity?

Low impact: Low impact activities. Swimming is a great activity as is walking. Try to be active most days of the week. ...Read more

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What exercise is good for a 38 yr old man, in general healthy, but with heart murmur?

What exercise is good for a 38 yr old man, in general healthy, but with heart murmur?

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

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What are good exercise for someone with osteo-arthritis?

What are good exercise for someone with osteo-arthritis?

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

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What exercise are good for the morbidly obese person?

What exercise are good for the morbidly  obese person?

Any: Any increase in your physical activity is good for you. If your knees, back, etc hurt because of your weight consider low impact exercise like water aroebics or swimming. ...Read more

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What are some diet recommendations for overweight children?

What are some diet recommendations for overweight children?

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

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What are your favorite, most often recommended healthy starch foods (carbs) for younger mildly obese patients with normal lipids? Looking for variety.

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

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What are some exercise need tips for cardio?

What are some exercise need tips for cardio?

Run, Swim, Cycle: Also brisk walking. And a multitude of exercise equipment at the gym (such as stationary bike, elliptical machine, stairclimber). Many gyms also have group fitness classes with cardio exercises included, and are usually a lot of fun! ...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 are your most often recommended healthy protein sources (foods) for younger, mildly obese patients with mildly elevated ldl? Looking for variety.

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 more

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Please explain why is physical activity/exercise important for older adults?

Please explain why is physical activity/exercise important for older adults?

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

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If heart palpitations are safe for a healthy person, are they also considered safe for somebody born with a congenital heart defect?

If heart palpitations are safe for a healthy person, are they also considered safe for somebody born with a congenital heart defect?

See cardiologist: Congenital heart defects are a wide spectrum of defects, from ASD to hlhs. Any palpitations in someone with a congenital heart defect should be immediately evaluated by their pediatric cardiologist. ...Read more

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What are safe exercises for someone with hypertension?

What are safe exercises for someone with hypertension?

Exercise : Anything is usually good for exercise. But cardio I would recommend, and can help lower your blood pressure ...Read more

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What athletic shoes are good for people with high arches?

What athletic shoes are good for people with high arches?

See below.: Whatever feels good on your feet. Often you may need to remove the insole and replace them with proper orthotics. ...Read more

Dr. Jordan Steinberg
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Athlete (Definition)

Ath·lete n. A person possessing the natural or acquired traits, such as strength, agility, and endurance, that are necessary for physical exercise or sports, especially those ...Read more