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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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Early registration for the 2005 Willamette Valley Relay, the Northwest's premiere long-distance walking event, is now open to all walkers.
This small change makes a big difference to your health and wellbeing; 20 minutes of walking a day is a good step towards achieving 150 minutes of physical activity a week as recommended by the Chief Medical Officer; You don't have to go out of your way to exercise: walk your daily journey to work, to the shops, or the school run--or skip a stop on public transport; Getting people out of their cars and onto their feet is part of the solution to the UK's congestion and air pollution problems; 'Rate your walk' and help us improve spaces and create a walking nation where everyone can enjoy the benefits this simple act brings on streets that are fit for walking.
The website combines walking data delivered by a USB Pocket Pedometer(TM) with other fitness activities and basal metabolic rates to determine the calories burned.
Walking a labyrinth where there are a number of other walkers can be a little challenging.
I grew up in the country so have always enjoyed walking," he says.
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program is to motivate parents or educators to team up with their children to get them more physically active--first by walking, then by walking and running.
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