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What are the things I should do besides taking anti biotics given by doc for chest infection. Can I jog? What should I eat for speedy recovery?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine
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In brief: Do not jog.

If you're sick, especially with a respiratory illness, it's better to rest and not overly exert yourself.
It's good to walk a little and get the air moving, but i wouldn't go out for a jog. Other things to help: don't smoke, avoid air temperature extremes (too cold or too hot), eat a simple, balanced diet (there's no magic food for recovery). Hope you feel better!

In brief: Do not jog.

If you're sick, especially with a respiratory illness, it's better to rest and not overly exert yourself.
It's good to walk a little and get the air moving, but i wouldn't go out for a jog. Other things to help: don't smoke, avoid air temperature extremes (too cold or too hot), eat a simple, balanced diet (there's no magic food for recovery). Hope you feel better!
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Exercise & infection

Individuals who exercise with infection will almost always have a more severe & prolonged course.
Plus no benefits from the activity. Marathoners are five times more likely to get a URI (cold/flu) in the two weeks following their run. Too much stress, both emotional and physical can exacerbate infection. If you push yourself, beware.......

In brief: Exercise & infection

Individuals who exercise with infection will almost always have a more severe & prolonged course.
Plus no benefits from the activity. Marathoners are five times more likely to get a URI (cold/flu) in the two weeks following their run. Too much stress, both emotional and physical can exacerbate infection. If you push yourself, beware.......
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