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Divorce and habits like smoking and no exercise can lead to early death

Divorce and habits like smoking and no exercise can lead to early death

Turns out, change in habits after divorce can lead to early death in some, a new research has claimed. According to a study conducted by the University of Arizona, divorce is linked to a wide range of poor health outcomes, including greater risk for early death. However, the reason for the connection is not well [...]

June 4, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Divorce and habits like smoking and no exercise can lead to early death

Exercise may not help combat mental decline in dementia patients

Exercise may not help combat mental decline in dementia patients

A new research suggests that moderate to high-intensity exercise does not slow cognitive decline in people with dementia. Although the exercise programme improved physical fitness, it cannot be recommended as a treatment option for cognitive impairment in dementia, say the researchers. Nearly 47.5 million people worldwide have dementia and the view that exercise might slow [...]

May 22, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Exercise may not help combat mental decline in dementia patients

Cycling is the best form of exercise. This Tour de France champion tells us why

Cycling is the best form of exercise. This Tour de France champion tells us why

During his professional career, it is estimated that German road bicycle racer Jens Voigt (born September 17, 1971) rode a total of 8,50,000 km. He has won the Critérium International five times, a tied record, and won the yellow jersey twice in individual stages of the Tour de France in 2001 and 2006. Voigt, who [...]

March 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Cycling is the best form of exercise. This Tour de France champion tells us why

Get moving. Exercise can slow down the ageing process

Get moving. Exercise can slow down the ageing process

Regular exercise for a lifetime can slow down the ageing process and help in keeping the body active, a study claims. Researchers assessed the health of older adults, who had exercised most of their adult lives, to see if this could slow down ageing. “We now have strong evidence that encouraging people to commit to [...]

March 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Get moving. Exercise can slow down the ageing process

Regular exercise and getting enough sleep can help lower blood pressure naturally

Regular exercise and getting enough sleep can help lower blood pressure naturally

People with high blood pressure often need several medications, but it turns out, lifestyle changes can ratchet it down too. According to the Daily Express, here are four ways to naturally lower your blood pressure: – Regular exercise: It could help lower your blood pressure. Exercise could range from intense sport, to simply going for a [...]

February 2, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Regular exercise and getting enough sleep can help lower blood pressure naturally

Trying to lose weight? Here’s the best time of the day to exercise

Trying to lose weight? Here’s the best time of the day to exercise

Losing weight by getting fit is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions, but it is tricky to maintain. While exercising at any time of the day is beneficial, if you’re looking to achieve optimum results in terms of weight loss, the timing of your workout is crucial. If you’re struggling to make it to [...]

January 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Trying to lose weight? Here’s the best time of the day to exercise

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Most of us know how important getting enough exercise is, but with the fast pace of modern life, everyday responsibilities can sometimes get in the way. For those struggling to find the time to fit in a workout Dr Irvin Sulapas, assistant professor of family and community medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, has some [...]

September 19, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

You can actually be allergic to exercise

You can actually be allergic to exercise

Joe O’Leary went to dinner with his parents at around 8 p.m. one Wednesday in March of 2015. He split a pizza, topped with tomatoes and peppers, with his mom. Then he set out for the gym and hopped on the elliptical. But about a half-hour into the workout, he started feeling weird. “My eyes [...]

September 16, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on You can actually be allergic to exercise

Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

  Feeling too lazy to hit the gym? Or too tired to even take a walk? A new study should motivate you to pull up your socks, especially for gastrointestinal cancer patients. A recent study suggests that jogging or walking three to five times a week for thirty to fifty minutes can help advanced gastrointestinal [...]

March 15, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Side Effects of Chemotherapy May Be Reduced by Regular Exercise

Get up, stand up, for your health: A little exercise offsets a lot of sitting

Get up, stand up, for your health: A little exercise offsets a lot of sitting

A solid body of scientific evidence strongly suggests that the more time a person spends sitting, the higher their risk of death from any cause. Multiple large studies and high-quality data analyses show that regardless of age or health issues, the hours we spend in our office chairs, cars, or on the sofa watching television [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Get up, stand up, for your health: A little exercise offsets a lot of sitting

How exercise can shut down women’s periods — with dire health consequences

How exercise can shut down women’s periods — with dire health consequences

We don’t usually hear much about women’s periods during the Olympics. That is, until Chinese swimming phenomenon Fu Yuanhui broke the silence last week in Rio and brought up her menstrual flow following a fourth-place finish. “My period started last night,” she told a Chinese journalist, “and I’m feeling pretty weak and really tired right [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on How exercise can shut down women’s periods — with dire health consequences

People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

People who believe exercise is good for them may derive more mental and physical benefits from working out than those with lower expectations. Researchers in Germany found people convinced of the health benefits of cycling enjoyed the exercise more and were more relaxed than cynics. For the study, psychologists at the University of Freiburg asked 76 [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds