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What Are The Benefits Of Regular Exercise If I Have Gastroparesis
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
Are there any types of exercise that I should avoid at the gym? I have high BP avg 140/90 and am curious if what exercises help get that down or hurt
Have an evaluation: Walking has lots of health benefits. Have a good evaluation of your feet to see if improving function with good shoes and support will allow you to walk without pain. There are other fitness option available that are less stressful on your feet than walking (swimming, cycling, rowing). Discuss with your doctor. Dr l. ...Read more
Exercise: Good for overall health. Gets the blood pumping which help to heal, repair and grow the body! ...Read more
I have type 2 diabetes and i am going to start a high fiber diet. What fibers are best for me? How will this diet affect my diabetes? Are there risks?
I have gallbladder remove is their any restriction with food? And what are the symtoms of unsuccesful surgery?
Is acetyl L-carnitine bad for you if you have a heart problem? ... And what are all the syd affects?
Can be good for you: Acetyl l carnitine is a substance naturally made in the liver, kidney, and brain -- and actively transported to other areas of the body. It helps transform fatty acids into energy in your cells. Overall it's safe, as long as you have a pure l (not "d") acetyl carnitine product. Can help in peripheral vascular disease. Se's are rare, but include rash, GI upset, headache, hypertension, insomnia. ...Read more
What are some ways to relieve stomach cramps that are a result of the hemmorroids? I I have had no bm's for
At least one week.
Constipation: It is the constipation, not hemorrhoid that are the likely cause of stomach cramps. Take a laxative like Dulcolax. if that does not help you may administer yourself an enema like Fleets enema. If all that does not work, it would be prudent to see your doctor or go to an emergency room. ...Read more
What causes atherosclerosis? My diet consists of lost of fast food, however I do not have high cholesterol, what are the chances that i will develop atherosclerosis?
Many things!: Your family history is important. Cholesterol values alone are not as predictive of the ratio of total cholesterol, to HDL cholesterol. High blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome, with Insulin resistance, which is primarily seen in people with "belly" weight, ie. Apples! lack of exercise is a major factor as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have problem of tiredness and vomiting everyday but i don't have pregnancy.Please suggest what are the reason of these and what is olution?
Asthma and exercise : With today's availability of treatment options, asthmatic patients should lead a normal life including exercising when their disease is well controlled. In general, asthmatic should avoid environments that could trigger an attack (cold air, high pollution...), or sustained high effort exercises. Use bronchodilater before exercise; warm / humid environments, do long warm-up before exercise help. ...Read more
I have been taking protein shakes since the last 3 months daily and do not exercise. Will there be any problem in me continuing the habit?
What are the main signs of being Diabetic if you have no idea? It runs in both sides of my family but i try my best to take care of myself health wise
Lots: It's hard to say. I don't know anyone who has ever had regrets for doing yoga everyday. Yoga can change a lot in you emotionally, physically and spiritually. It does depend on how you practice and what you want out of it. The benefits can be enormous if you do it sensitively. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it safe to follow the Atkins diet if you are taking a lot of medications? No meds are for diabetes and I am not a diabetic, not hypoglycemic either.
What to do if I have had over active thyroid for 2years now the normal level of thyroid are between 3 and 4 but mine is 17. What are the risks in my pregnancey?
I have what I consider a large amount of aspergillus/penicillium in my house and I have young kids. What are the health risks if we are healthy?
Molds: are ubiquitous,especially aspergillus and penicillium, present indoors and outdoors.If you believe u got an overload, you may want to clean your environment and keep it dry as much as you can.As for health effects,we are all exposed,the problem develops when our immune system can't have it anymore and starts reacting,this happens even with expected loads of molds present around us,wish u wellness ...Read more
Have gastroparesis and nausea makes it hard to eat. I eat what i can and exercise daily. X2 days have had bad body aches. Should i be concerned?
Frustrated,scared,sent to numerous dr.
Crohns/gastroparesis.Been on regular,eurithromiosin 2 months, domperidone,Botox.Up ad pain chest hurts all food?
B-12 shots? What are the health benefits to b-12 injections, and is this something i can give myself?
My wife and i are trying to lose weight through a balanced diet and regular exercise, but we have two young daughters and are full time students. We are
B-12 : B-12 injections are only indicated for a specific medical condition called pernicious anemia, whereby the body can't adequately absorb vitamin b12. For healthy people with a normal diet, B12 injections won't do anything. I think you are doing the right thing with a balanced diet and exercise. As a father of 2 young daughters myself, i can sympathize with your feelings of fatigue. I think that is the nature of being busy parents. I think carving out at least 7 hours of sleep per night is important for most people. However, seeing your physician to rule out other causes of fatigue is worthwhile once...Things like hypothyroidism, anemia, low vitamin d, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What’s the life expectancy of someone with gastroparesis? (With no notable sings of bad nutrition at all)
Depends on underlyin: Life expectancy's hard to answer; it depends on the patient's underlying conditions (cancer? autoimmune disease? diabetes? neurologic diagnosis?) more so than on gastroparesis per se. Gastroparesis just means that the food transits slowly. It says nothing about whether the food is nutritive, or if the nutrient absorption is poor. So nutrition may be good in gastroparesis. TTYD or HealthTap Prime. ...Read more
Diet modification: If it is only a mild case then follow a low fiber diet (also called a low residual diet) should be sufficient. I have included a link from a reputable source regarding diet changes below: http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/documents/digestivedisease/files/High_Fiber_Handout.pdf ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gastroparesis: I have never seen a death due to gastroparesis alone. Theoretically, the resulting dehydration from the vomiting could kill you, if not treated appropriately, particularly if you have other disease conditions. Gastroparesis usually involves chronic vomiting due to paralysis of the stomach which leads to dehydration, and often requires hospitalization to manage the dehdyration and salt losses. ...Read more
Slow stomach: Gastroparesis refers to delayed stomach emptying and is frequently present in people with diabetes. There are some cases where this can result from an autoimmune reaction to a viral infection. You can not catch or spread gastroparesis, but you can spread gastroenteritis commonly known as the stomach flu, usually through food or poor hygiene. ...Read more
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