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Will working out affect my nf1 if it hasnt been active?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

There is nothing about the big issues in nf that can be activated with exercise, unless you already have pheochromacytoma which is causing hypertension.

In brief: No

There is nothing about the big issues in nf that can be activated with exercise, unless you already have pheochromacytoma which is causing hypertension.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: No

Many folks with NF1 never have problems from it.
I'm very pleased you're going to the gym and I hope you enjoy your new body and your new friendships.

In brief: No

Many folks with NF1 never have problems from it.
I'm very pleased you're going to the gym and I hope you enjoy your new body and your new friendships.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: Not usually

Some patients with nf1 have deformities of spine and extremities which may limit physical actiities.
If mild form of nf without physical restrictions exercise should not be deleterious. Exercise is good for most individuals.

In brief: Not usually

Some patients with nf1 have deformities of spine and extremities which may limit physical actiities.
If mild form of nf without physical restrictions exercise should not be deleterious. Exercise is good for most individuals.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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