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    how safe is exercise
    charlieklem posted:
    Hi everybody! I am new on this discussion site. I had a stroke this past Sunday.I was released from the hospital yesterday (2 days after).I was wandering how safe is it to walk a fairly good pace on a treadmill for 45-60 minutes.I experienced tingling and numbness from my hand up to the shoulder and down the rib cage about 40 min. into the walk. I slowed down a little and it went away in about 10 min. Was I pushing my luck? Has anybody experienced this while exercising.
    JeffDaddy; responded:
    Everyone's different. Sounds like you are lucky. I was released in 4 days, but it took 2 months to walk around the block without stopping - dizziness, vertigo, etc.

    You should check with your neurologist regarding how much you should push your luck - don't take my word for it or anyone else's.

    Good luck.
    Miselaineous replied to JeffDaddy;'s response:
    When I decided to join the gym I was requested to get letters from both my general and my neuologist before I could proceed. Best to get cleared before you over do.
    charlieklem replied to JeffDaddy;'s response:
    I have been told to slow down a little with my walking speed. Thx Jeff! Good Luck to you!
    charlieklem replied to Miselaineous's response:
    thanks Miselaneous! Hope your doing fine. Good Luck!

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