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Is it healthy to run on thread mill? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Apr-2014
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User:hello doctor
User: how r u doing?
User:r u ther?
Doctor:I am fine thank. Yes I am here
Doctor:Proceed with your question.
User:i am over weight
User:so starting doing exercise daily
User:as a part of that iam working on thread mill
User:but few of my friends are saying that its not healthy to run on thread mill
User:is it so?
Doctor:It is definitely a good choice to exercise on treadmill unless you have a per-existing heart disease that prevents you from doing strenuous physical exercise.
User:but does running on it is dangerous?
Doctor:make sure you do not over do it. If you are not able to tolerate it stop it.
User:but does running on it is dangerous?
Doctor:As I said earlier, the only contraindication is if you have a heart disease that prevents one from doing strenuous physical exercise.
Doctor:If you have no health problems, I don't see any health implications from it.
User:ok thank a lot
User:i have 2 health problems
User:one is low sperm count and another is epilepsy
User:so any problem happens from running on thread mill
Doctor:I hope you are taking your anticonvulsant drugs regularly?
Doctor:And when was the last time you had seizure?
User:last year
Doctor:If you are taking your medicines rightly and sleeping well, treadmill doesn't add to the risks.
Doctor:Make sure you have sufficient protection such as no sharp objects around you.
User:but what about low sperm count?
Doctor:And the handles of treadmill are covered with soft coverings.
Doctor:Sperm report has no relation to treadmill.
Doctor:Have I cleared your doubts.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:thanks for your assistance
User:have a nice day
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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