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What Precautions Should I Take When Starting Exercising When I Am Obese
Exercise: It's great that you are exercising. When you are obese, your joints (ankles, knees, hips, back) are under much more stress so you will want to do low impact exercises (running is bad). Also, water exercises in a pool are also a good idea. Focus on cardiovascular exercises rather than weight lifting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The definition started with Louis Israel Dublin, chief statistician of the Metropolitan life insurance company, in the early 1940s, as a BMI >25 (definitely >30) for people in their 20's based on retrospective observational life insurance data of the age at which people died later in life. This was subsequently adopted by the medical disease industry. However, BMI is ...Read more
Is there any chances of body swalloing or obesity after donating blood???? or if we not take any precautions after donating ???
I'm 6 weeks pregnant. I've pcos and obese, age 29 yrs. My fetus heart rate is 86 bpm. What is chance of survival of my baby? Any precaution to take?
Varies: If you are 6 weeks pregnant (4 weeks after conception) it is very early to see a heartbeat. The heart beat starts at 85-100 at that time and increases by about 10 beats per week. The normal range of heartbeat is 120-170. Unfortunately there is nothing you can do to make the baby grow properly to prevent a miscarriage. ...Read more
Does fat freezing actually help people dealing with obesity lose the unwanted fat? Are there any warnings it side effects? Precautions?
Appears safe: And effective. Here's a review article from National Library of Medicine http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4079633/ Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Diet and exercise: It's great you're being proactive about your health, especially with your family history of diabetes. If you have access to a nutritionist through your insurance, i highly recommend to have a consultation. As for exercise, 30 minutes of cardio/aerobic (running, brisk walk, swimming, elliptical) at least 5 days a week is a good goal to shoot for. www.diabetes.org also has great info. ...Read more
Haven't exercised for 2 years due to problems. Developed truncal obesity. If i start exercising daily, can this truncal obesity be reversed? Male, 21.
I have knee pain from obesity. So i start to exercising at the gym. But when i run or walk, i feel knee pain, so it's a dilemma. How to exercise?
Alternatives: Consider some alternatives like riding a stationary bicycle, using an elliptical, or even better swimming. As the pain you may be feeling could very well be related to weight bearing forces at your knee. The exercises mentioned above help limiting the forces on the knee. Best of luck in your endeavors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have fatty liver from obesity. I have been dieting and exercising. I don't want to damage my liver more but would it hurt to eat non diet food once in a while?
Have you lost weight: The best thing you can do for yourself is to change your lifestyle.....Not just go on a "diet". I don't know what you mean by "diet foods", but i think you are craving the "non-diet" foods because you have not found food that you like which are also healthy. Once you find these....You will rarely crave "non-diet" foods. See my website for more info: www.Jhsurgery.Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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