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Keeping Fit

Together with eating a well-balanced diet, doing regular exercise, at a level and pace that suits you, is part of a healthy lifestyle.

If you do not already have an active lifestyle, below are some reasons why you should keep active and tips to help you increase your level of physical activity.

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If you are already quite physically active and regularly run or go to the gym 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 he or she 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.

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 Living with acromegaly

Acromegaly is a long-term condition. Here you can find information about how people with acromegaly have adapted to their diagnosis and tips for living with the condition.

Find the support you need

Practical tips and tools

Read practical tips to help make your life with acromegaly easier, including tips from others living with the condition.

Support groups

Find an acromegaly patient support group in your country to learn about local activities and events that you may be able to attend.

Learn about acromegaly

Learn about acromegaly, including what causes this slowly evolving condition, and the early symptoms and signs.

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Please always consult a healthcare professional if you require healthcare advice or if you have any specific concerns regarding your acromegaly, its treatment or side effects. The information provided here is not intended to replace professional advice. This website has been developed by Ipsen in collaboration with those living with acromegaly and the healthcare professionals who care for them. Ipsen would like to thank everyone for their valuable insights and stories. All names used on this website are not necessarily real names. Visit www.ipsen.ca for more information about us.


Consultez toujours un professionnel de la santé lorsque vous avez besoin de conseils en matière de soins de santé ou lorsque vous avez des préoccupations particulières concernant l’acromégalie, sa prise en charge ou ses effets secondaires. Les renseignements fournis ici ne doivent pas remplacer les conseils offerts par un professionnel. Ce site Web a été conçu par Ipsen en collaboration avec des personnes atteintes d’acromégalie et de professionnels de la santé qui s’occupent d’elles. Ipsen tient à remercier toutes les personnes qui ont participé à l’élaboration de ce site Web pour de leurs précieux commentaires et leurs témoignages. Les noms utilisés sur ce site Web peuvent être fictifs. Pour en savoir plus à notre sujet, consultez le site www.ipsen.ca

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