I have cirrhosis and was losing a lot of muscle mass because of it.
I work out now most days and do 40 minutes on an eliptical machine and a small amount of bodybuilding and have gained back my mass plus some! I don't overdo it as Hector suggests and I am on a beta blocker (propranolol 80-mg twice daily) so my heart rate doesn't get up more than about 105. I have esophageal varices so keeping my heart rate lower is much safer as he also states.
I thought that working out would kick my butt and make me feel worse but it turns out that I feel much worse when I don't. If you are going to do it, check with your Dr first!!! and start slowly.
I also do yoga which is much less stressful and does wonders for your mind/body and prayer and meditation as well.
Check with your medical team before starting anything!
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