If you are already quite physically active and regularly run or go to gym classes a few times a week then keep it up.
Just remember to give yourself time to recover between exercise sessions if you do not already do so, by exercising every other day or alternating the exercises and activities that you undertake.
Of course, there may be days where you do not feel like exercising or perhaps your acromegaly causes joint pain that makes exercises difficult or just not possible for you. If this is the case, talk to your doctor as perhaps they can suggest medication or gentle exercises that you can do.
Please also talk to your doctor or another healthcare provider before undertaking any new exercise plan or if you’d like advice on what exercises you should be doing.
Physical activity can have a number of benefits:
Find a physical activity that you will enjoy and will be likely to do on a regular basis. If you are new to exercising or do not want to go to a gym, try some of the activities suggested below to get you moving.
Find an acromegaly patient support group in the US to find out about local activities and events that you may be able to attend
Learn about acromegaly including what causes this slowly evolving condition, and the early symptoms and signs
Read and hear answers to some common questions that patients with acromegaly have asked