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Is it dangerous for me to excercise and get my heartbeat up if I had an aortic dissection 3 yrs ago?
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Dissection
Avoid exercises that raise the blood pressure out of proportion to heart rate such as heavy weights or isometric exercise.

In brief: Dissection
Avoid exercises that raise the blood pressure out of proportion to heart rate such as heavy weights or isometric exercise.
Dr. Howard Rubin
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Ask your Heart M.D.
Any current or history of significant heart-related illness or disease (such as an aortic dissection) mandates medical clearance before beginning an exercise program.

In brief: Ask your Heart M.D.
Any current or history of significant heart-related illness or disease (such as an aortic dissection) mandates medical clearance before beginning an exercise program.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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