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24 Aug 2007

exercise
Sorry to bother you - I've tried on Heartdoc and 2 other sites but they are currently under construction.

I've got an extremely high heart rate (170/m) resting, high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholestorol. Taking tablets for all, a beta blocker for heart rate and b/p. My gp now told me he think I should start excersising(spelling!) but did not give any more info.

I thought of starting on the stationary bike but don't know exactly how. no info available on fitness site for a usable program for some-one with my condition.

any advise will be wellcome.
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CyberDoc
Cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Cathy

Thank you for visiting health24.com.

You should make an appointment with a Specialist to optimise your current treatment. I suggest that you start with a slow exercise program by walking 20 minutes per day and thereafter, starting with a slow jog for 20 to 30 minutes per day. Light weights every second day would also help to keep you fit and tone your muscles. Before starting your exercise program it will be a good idea to discuss this with the Specialist as well.

Kind regards



Dr Anrich Burger
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