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Walking while talking is safe?
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Samyukta Mullangi
Dermatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes, this is normal and safe.

In brief: Yes
Yes, this is normal and safe.
Samyukta Mullangi
Samyukta Mullangi
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Walk and talk.
Conversing with someone while walking is fine for two reasons.
(1) keeps you engaged in something while walking to combat boredom and keep you going longer. (2) it's a good way to gauge the proper intensity of your walking - when walking you should feel a bit winded but not so winded that you're unable to converse in sentences.

In brief: Walk and talk.
Conversing with someone while walking is fine for two reasons.
(1) keeps you engaged in something while walking to combat boredom and keep you going longer. (2) it's a good way to gauge the proper intensity of your walking - when walking you should feel a bit winded but not so winded that you're unable to converse in sentences.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Pretty safe
As long as a person is smart and aware of what is going on all around him while he is walking and talking, the talking is not very dangerous.
There is a small risk of tripping, falling, and breaking a bone. Other risks include walking into a lamp post, getting run over by a car, etc... A few people are so unaware of their surroundings that they shouldn't be doing anything distracting when walking.

In brief: Pretty safe
As long as a person is smart and aware of what is going on all around him while he is walking and talking, the talking is not very dangerous.
There is a small risk of tripping, falling, and breaking a bone. Other risks include walking into a lamp post, getting run over by a car, etc... A few people are so unaware of their surroundings that they shouldn't be doing anything distracting when walking.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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