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Moderate exercise is safe for most people, but it's always
a good idea to talk to a doctor before starting an exercise program. If you
answer "yes" to any of the following questions, it is especially important to
talk with your doctor before starting an exercise program. He or she may
recommend a supervised or restricted program to meet your specific
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ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerHeather Chambliss, PhD - Exercise Science
Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Heather Chambliss, PhD - Exercise Science
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