You probably know that regular exercise lowers the risk of mild cognitive impairment, or “pre-dementia,” and Alzheimer’s, but do you know which exercise is best for brain health? Step off the treadmill and pick up some iron because newer research shows strength training outperforms aerobics when it comes to improving
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Wondering how to boost your mood with a natural antidepressant? The best starting point is regular exercise. Physical activity releases endorphins, which are brain chemicals that help you feel good while also promoting nerve cell growth, as noted in the University Health News report Overcoming Depression.
Go Natural: Antidepressant
You’re a reasonable person, and you want to take care of your health. You know this means not ignoring your recent lab test, which showed you have high triglycerides. But… you’ve heard of the frequent debilitating side effects that prescription fibrates and statin drugs cause—muscle pain, weakness, liver damage, memory loss,
You’re always tired but you haven’t been able to pinpoint the reason. You think about embarking on a campaign to get to the bottom of your fatigue, but—sad to say—you don’t have the energy to follow through. Don’t feel bad; even the medical community doesn’t fully understand what causes fatigue.
Normal bowel movements can range from three times a day to three times a week. If it occurs less than that, you may be constipated. Fortunately, there are a number of home remedies for constipation that may work for you.
First, the basics: Constipation means you have trouble passing a bowel
Medications, injections, supplements, surgery. They’re helpful treatments that have provided pain relief and improved function for millions of arthritis patients.
But perhaps nothing can do as much for your joints, and possible rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis symptoms as the things you can do yourself—namely, exercise and weight management.
Getting in Shape
The Christmas season is a joyous time, but it can also be a lose-all-control experience due to sweet temptations. Learn how to enjoy the holidays without gaining 10 to 20 lbs.
Exercise thwarts genetic tendency for Alzheimer’s – Preventing dementia and Alzheimer’s may be as simple as maintaining a consistent exercise routine, according to a new study that looks at exercise and dementia.
Research shows there are differences between walking vs. running, especially for the elderly.
We all know that regularly exercise is good for our health… and waistline. The problem is that “knowing” about the benefits of exercise doesn’t equate to actually getting out and exercising. Here are 7 practical steps that can help you get motivated to exercise.