What is Cardio Exercises?

Category: Exercises

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See also: Treadmill, Elliptical, Stationary Bike

Cardio exercise is important for a healthy heart and weight loss. Cardio exercises begin with a warm up to gradually increase heart rate. Pace and intensity are increased your pace over time. Workouts end with a cool down to slow the heart rate promoting relaxation and muscles flexibility.

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Perceived effectiveness

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  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Cardio Exercises

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Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
6

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Cardio Exercises

Hospitalization
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1
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1
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1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently doing Cardio Exercises)
Dosage
30 min daily
Patients
7
Dosage
20 min daily
Patients
2
Dosage
60 min m,w,f
Patients
2
Dosage
60 min daily
Patients
2
Dosage
2 hr weekly
Patients
1
Dosage
3 hr weekly
Patients
1
Dosage
3.75 hr weekly
Patients
1
Dosage
2 hr m,w,f
Patients
1
Dosage
1 hr daily
Patients
1
Dosage
2 hr daily
Patients
1

Dosages based on patients currently doing Cardio Exercises.

Why Patients Stopped Doing Cardio Exercises (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Other
Patients
2
Reason
Side effects too severe
Patients
1
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Duration

Currently Doing Cardio Exercises
Duration
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0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
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0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
3
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
1
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
8
Stopped Doing Cardio Exercises
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
1
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
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0
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
1
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
1

Adherence


Always
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3
38%
Usually
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4
50%
Sometimes
Patients
1
13%
Never
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0
0%

Burden


Very
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0
0%
Somewhat
Patients
5
63%
A little
Patients
1
13%
Not at all
Patients
2
25%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
1
14%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
1
14%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
1
14%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
5
71%
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2 patient evaluations for Cardio Exercises

freka
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freka
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 39
Condition: POTS 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
POTS

See freka's full Cardio Exercises history

Nov 21, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 22, 2012 (Started Dec 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome): Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
hskiles
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hskiles
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: None
function: All
external_stress: All
Stickman: little
Description:F35y
CFS:10y Dx
FM:8y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See hskiles's full Cardio Exercises history

Mar 29, 2009 (Started Mar 27, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 min Daily
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Stiffness in muscles and joints, Muscle and joint pain

  • 0 helpful marks
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