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Should we avoid stressful exercise to get pregnant? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Nov-2013
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User:Hi Doctor
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I have a doubt and require clarification...
User:There is a general advice that those who would like to get pregnant should avoid stressful physical exercise
User:Is atleast a brisk walking recommended
User:for those wanting to get pregnant
User:What exercises are to be specifically avoided
Doctor:Exercise does not interfere with pregnancy.
Doctor:Extreme stress disturbs menstrual cycle harmony
Doctor:which inturn can interfere with normal conception.
Doctor:Therefore yes, avoid stress
User:so brisk walking or floor exercises are still recommended...
Doctor:but you can do normal brisk walking and mild to moderate exercise.
Doctor:One can do normal brisk walking and moderate exercise
User:ok...Thank you Doctor
Doctor:That will not interfere with chances of conceiving
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:ya one more...
User:Last time when i went for an ultrasound the doctor said that there are small cysts on teh right ovary but she recommended exercise and diet with ovacare to be taken for 6 months...
User:6 months is now over...
User:and i would like to go for a re-scan
User:when should i get the scan again...soon after the periods...or during the mid or nearing the menstruation
Doctor:It might be a good option to undergo scan after your period.
Doctor:It's my personal opinion
User:Thank you, Doctor...
Doctor:there are no scientific proof that you need to perform the test after period or mid cycle.
User:nothing more for now...
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Thank you for your time...
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