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When Is It Safe To Resume Power Walking After An Amniocentesis
Amniocentesis is a procedure used to draw a sample of the amniotic fluid that surrounds and cushions the baby in the womb. This fluid contains cells that have been sloughed off of the developing fetus. Amniocentesis is most often used to detect genetic abnormalities, though the results can also reveal the baby's sex, gauge lung maturity (if done close to term), detect amniotic fluid infections, or ...Read more
Yes: There are 2 main reasons amniocentesis is done. Genetic amnio is done at 16-18 weeks, testing for down's or other chromosome problems. There is a 1 in 3-400 chance that you could lose a pregnancy because of it. The other reason is to test for the baby's lung ability to breathe well. This is generally done between 35-38+ weeks. The only risks are that you might deliver. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe for my friend who will be 8 or 9 months when I get married to walk down the aisle & stand up for 30 minutes or more?
Probably safe.: Might want to have a chair handy nearby if possible just in case. Make sure your friend eats beforehand and does not lock her knees while standing. Make sure to tell her you want her to sit down if she feels at all dizzy while standing because you do not want to risk her health or her unborn child's health in any way. She will appreciate your concern and care. ...Read more
Yes and no: The machine manufacturer will tell you no. It is common practice. ...Read more
Is it safe to run everyday? how about when it is a mixture of run and walk each day? how do i tell when its bad or injury prone?
TO THE BATHROOM: And back to bed, thats it.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm 5ft 5 & weigh 180 at 21 years old, i smoke a pack a day. Walk all the time, is it safe to start trying to jog? What are physical warnings to stop
Yes if normal health: 1. Start reasonably and increase your distance by no more than 10% per week 2. If you are having worrisome signs e.g. Chest pain or shortness of breath, then hold off and see your doctor prior to starting up again 3. Your best friend will be good running shoes 4. If you are noticing persistent joint pains then back down and consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more
Not an athlete. Walk a bit daily. Diet 1200 cals a day. Resting heart rate in 50's. Why? Is it safe?
Heart rate: Though the textbook definition of bradycardia (slow HR) is < 60, young people & athletes often have a HR much slower than this at rest. It is normal for the HR to accelerate with exercise; if it doesn't then there might be a problem. Symptoms of bradycardia might include dizziness or fatigue. If you have particular concerns, consider an Inbox Consult with a doc here on HealthTap ...Read more
12weeks s/p tib-fib fx tibia imrod +3 screws. Ct shows <20% healing. Able to bear 60lb without any pain+ walk with 1crutch. Is it safe to bear weight.
Im not havinf a baby and my heart rate is 108 -115 BPM and not going down is it safe for me to walk miles?
I recently had laminectomy in aug'13, now i have gained some weight, sciatica is totally cured, is it safe for me to jog n walk to shed some pounds?
Gradual is best: A gradual increase in activity would be best. Did you undergo a course of physiotherapy? If so, then you should have been given instructions on how to gradually increase your activities. If you have not, you may wish to consult your surgeon on how to safely progress activity tolerances. Other than exercise and calorie restriction, methods of weight loss include proper nutrition and hydration. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
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