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would starting to walk daily for about a hour be considered

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would starting to walk daily for about a hour be considered starting a exercise program, in which someone should consult with a doctor prior to doing?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DR MED MD replied 5 years ago.
please ask your question in detail?

Do you want to start this?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes and i have high blood pressure
Expert:  DR MED MD replied 5 years ago.
Are you over weight?

Any heart problem?

What medication are you on?

Any other health problem?

Thanks
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes I am overweight. i take azor and it hasn't been working well lately. earlier this week my bp was 165/110. only other health problem is I also have high cholestrol.
Expert:  DR MED MD replied 5 years ago.
You can start this exercise walk i.e daily for about a hour.

Best way to start exercise is to slowly increase the intensity over a period of time i.e few days.

It will definitely help you health wise.

No need to consult your doctor regarding this.

Thanks
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