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.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Cardio Exercises

Severe
0
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
20 min m,w,f
Patients
1

Dosages based on patients currently doing Cardio Exercises.

Why Patients Stopped Doing Cardio Exercises (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Other
Patients
3
Reason
Expense
Patients
1
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
1
Reason
Side effects too severe
Patients
1
See all 4 patients who’ve stopped doing Cardio Exercises

Duration

Currently Doing Cardio Exercises
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
2
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
7
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
2

Adherence


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

Burden


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

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
1
13%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
1
13%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
5
63%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
1
13%
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2 patient evaluations for Cardio Exercises

freka
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freka
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 40
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

Jul 10, 2015 (Started Dec 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome))
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 hr Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Nov 21, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome))
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Oct 22, 2012 (Started Dec 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome))
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Cost: $50-99 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:F36y
CFS:11y Dx
FM:8y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See hskiles's full Cardio Exercises history

Mar 29, 2009 (Started Mar 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Stiffness in muscles and joints, Muscle and joint pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 min Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Stiffness in muscles and joints, Muscle and joint pain

  • 0 helpful marks
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