Scientists believe that regular exercise is safe for people who survive heart failure. It lowers their risk of death and another hospitalization. Studies shows that heart failure patients who regularly do moderate physical activity report to have a higher quality of life compared to patients who receive medical therapy only.(Continue reading)
A cup of coffee kills some of the pain of athletic exertion, a new study suggests. And it works regardless of whether a person already had a coffee habit or not. Caffeine works on a system in the brain and spinal cord that is heavily involved in pain processing. Full Story : Lifescience.com….(Continue reading)
Athletes not only get better and healthy body, they also have better brains. It has been found that a balanced diet and regular exercise can protect the brain and help prevent mental disorders. A person who does exercise regularly learn faster, remember more, think clearer and when brain injuries such as a stroke occurs they can bounce back more easily. They are also less affected by depression or any other age-related cognitive decline problems. When we exercise more, electric messages will be sent more often to the brain and eventually triggers a release of chemicals called growth factors. These growth factors make neurons stronger, healthier and improve one’s ability to learn.(Continue reading)
Osteoporosis occurs when the body cannot replace bone calcium as fast as it is lost and it is very common among women.
Common risk factors for osteoporosis are:
* Getting older.
* Less weight-bearing exercises.
* Low estrogen levels especially after menopause.
* Low calcium or vitamin D in diet.
* hormonal imbalances.
*Heredity(white or Asian).
*Alcohol consumption and smoking.
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In the 24th annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Dr. A Ghiyath Shayeb said that men with a higher body mass index (BMI) have lower volumes of seminal fluid and a higher proportion of abnormal sperm. If you want to be fertile and have babies, you should consider losing some weight, and maintain your body weight to normal BMI. Living a healthy lifestyle with a balanced diet, regular exercise are needed to be in the normal BMI range.(Continue reading)
There is a relationship between the low vitamin D levels and deaths from heart disease. Patients with the lowest vitamin D in their blood were two times more likely to die from any cause during the next eight years than those with the highest levels of vitamin D. But largest doses of vitamin D pills or sun exposure can be dangerous and can lead to skin cancer. Low vitamin D levels may be reflected by age due to the lack of physical activity and other lifestyle factors.(Continue reading)
The old adage “Too much of anything is good for nothing” holds true for exercise as well. According to recent a study, poor warm-ups and excessive exercise programmes put people at risk. The study also revealed that 54% of those questioned regularly exercised through the pain barrier. For a healthy mind and body 30 minutes of moderate activity five times a week is recommended. Experts say that regular exercise is a must for any lifestyle, but it should be paired with an ability to understand how to make your body work for you, in the healthiest possible way.
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