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CreepyConfusedKid

I've had anemia and other blood issues for a long time...

Problem is that every since quarantine, I've barely been out of the house.

The lack of outdoor activities is making me extremely weak. Even walking is difficult now?

What should I do?

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SaraAW

Speak to a doctor. Get outside, but social distance. Speak to a therapist if you’re having a hard time mentally. You need to take care of yourself, first and foremost. 

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Mx.Drago
6 hours ago, CreepyConfusedKid said:

I've had anemia and other blood issues for a long time...

Problem is that every since quarantine, I've barely been out of the house.

The lack of outdoor activities is making me extremely weak. Even walking is difficult now?

What should I do?

I suggest doing some light warm-ups and stretches, basic exercises like going up and down stairs or if stairs are out of the question lay on your back and pedal in the air while doing crunches towards your knee, try to do it in sets of 5 or 10, move slowly. On Youtube there are instructional videos on basic forms you can do at home to stay fit. If you have a large mirror to use and/or somebody to spot for you that be great and far more safer than exercising by yourself. You want to move slowly and not over stretch your muscle because that can cause more damage. If you like anime and need to be inspired to do more exercises there are plenty of exercise anime that show you how to, cause the internet is cool that way.

I have beta Thalassemia and am also anemic, so I understand a bit of how you feel. The other reason why you can also feel weak is depending on if and when you eat and what your eating? Are you drinking enough/too much water and are you eating too much or too little sugars/carbs? You have to be careful because if you spend too long without sustenance your body won't have the energy to do much of anything. And you need to do exercise. Also get in touch with a doctor about specific dietary needs and other precautions that can be taken to keep you well energized. Stay and be well and safe.

 

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CreepyConfusedKid

I'm also underweight so that also might be a problem

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Mx.Drago

That would definitely be the problem. You need food. Keep a food diary of what you eat and how much weight thumbs up/ thumbs down how it makes you feel, was it even good? Talk with a dietitian, I'm a fast burner, till milk became my enemy, but I'm like 33 adults don't need milk unless you're under weight. But for kids and young adults it's fine, it gives good protein, sugar, and fat. What do you normally eat?

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