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Is interval running and weight lifting safe for someone with a weakened heart and valve one year after surgery?

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In brief: Surgeon OK

Consult with your surgeon and express your desire to incorporate different types of exercise.

In brief: Surgeon OK

Consult with your surgeon and express your desire to incorporate different types of exercise.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Medical clearance

You will need medical clearance to start up running, and particularly any higher intensity training like intervals.
The question you raise really depends on how healthy your heart is now. Ask your cardiologist what you are able and not able to perform. Good luck.

In brief: Medical clearance

You will need medical clearance to start up running, and particularly any higher intensity training like intervals.
The question you raise really depends on how healthy your heart is now. Ask your cardiologist what you are able and not able to perform. Good luck.
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Ask your surgeon

There are too many variables to answer that.

In brief: Ask your surgeon

There are too many variables to answer that.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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