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walking

 [wawk´ing]
1. progressing on foot.
2. gait.
impaired walking a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as a limitation of independent movement within the environment on foot.
sleep walking sleepwalking.

walk·ing

basiphobia.

walking

/walk·ing/ (wawk´ing)
1. progressing on foot.
2. gait.

sleep walking  somnambulism.

walking

Popular health
A health-enhancing, low-impact exercise that is encouraged by both conventional and alternative healthcare practitioners; walking is less traumatic to the musculoskeletal tissues than are high-impact sports, such as running, jogging, basketball and others.
Incorporation of a 30-minute-walk/day without an increase in caloric consumption results in a 16-pound weight loss per year. Regular walking is beneficial for patients with arthritis, back pain, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis and upper body injuries.

walking

Popular health A low-impact exercise; regular walking benefits arthritis, back pain, cardiovascular disease, type 2 DM, HTN, osteoporosis, upper body injuries. See Low-impact exercise, Low-impact sport. Cf High-impact exercise, High-impact sport.

walk·ing

(wawk'ing)
Characterized by sequential movement or progression in steps.
See also: gait

walking

a normal slow gait in all species.

aimless walking
a similar but less severe sign to compulsive walking and part of the dummy syndrome characteristic of hepatic encephalopathy or chronic brain disease.
walking backwards
a prodromal sign in pigs before opisthotonos and tetanic convulsions; some horses with colonic impaction will walk backwards, before sitting on their haunches, then lapsing into lateral recumbency.
walking in circles
walking dandruff
cheyletiellosis.
walking disease

Patient discussion about walking

Q. I have diabetics.My doctor suggested me to walk daily.Would you rather be alone or walk with someone? Why? I have diabetics. My doctor suggested that exercise will help me to improve my health. So I planned and started going for a morning walk daily. I feel very fresh and youth few days after my walking. It’s really effective. I also recommend this exercise to those who have not used to go for the morning walk. Now this question is for the one who is already doing it. When you go for a walk, would you rather be alone or walk with someone? Why?

A. If I am troubled, then I want to walk alone. If I am walking for exercise, then I would want to walk with someone so that we won’t feel the hours we spend. I usually discuss encouraging experiences with the one who walk with me. Sometimes I like to walk with my dog.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft-5ztXHAAQ&eurl=http://www.imedix.com/health_community/vFt-5ztXHAAQ_best_exercise_diabetics?q=exercize%20for%20diabetics&feature=player_embedded

Q. what is hernia.what is the cure.is it fatal.what precautions should i take.can i do brisk walking

A. Hernia is a condition in which contents of the abdomen (usually part of the gut) protrude outside, either to the cord that lead the vessels to the testicle or through other parts of the wall of the abdomen. It's usually treated with surgery that usually solves the problem.

After a resting period after the surgery usually full and regular activity can be resumed.

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hernia.html

Q. How many minutes a day can I walk. Any help would be great. I’m Lesa 28 yrs old and I’m 14 weeks pregnant, this is my first pregnancy. I like to join in prenatal yoga. When can I join and until what time I should continue it. How many minutes a day can I walk. Any help would be great.

A. yes, agree with both two answers above..

a regular exercise before pregnancy and even during pregnancy are believed to be related with significant reduction in labor pain. besides, by doing regular exercise you can help strengthening your muscles and bones, and also stretch some pelvic muscle that will benefit when the time comes for you to deliver the wonderful baby.

I once wrote an article about water aerobic during pregnancy, you can check it out here :
http://doctoradhi.com/blog/?p=187

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Progressing by Shanks's Pony, all arrive at British Consulate in pool of perspiration for sweaty handshakes.
NEW Labour's man in South Hamilton, Tom McCabe, has garaged his shiny BMW to hit the campaign trail on Shanks's Pony.
Luckily residents either have their own four wheel transport, mopeds (Zundats) are also very popular, or defer to Shanks's Pony.
The only option for a bad lad would be Shanks's Pony, giving the Green Mile an altogether different meaning.
For those who prefer to travel by shanks's pony, there are miles of footpaths, bridleways and nature trails to explore, and there seem to be far more sheep than cars on the roads.
Her mother, never short of an opinion or two, was quick to point out that when Clare and her younger brothers were babies, we couldn't afford two cars and she had to make do with the bus or shanks's pony.