Sat Nov 18 2017

Category: Exercise / Fitness


Osteoporosis and Heart Disease Prevention

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, General Medicine, Health Conditions, Women's Health

I was taught in medical school that a woman is protected from heart disease and osteoporosis until she goes through menopause, but like many things we’re taught in medicine, times change and knowledge evolves. Experts at Wake Forest have tested this theory and their research suggests that the time to start protecting your heart and [&hellip

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Weight Loss Can Improve Your Sex Life

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, General Medicine, Men's Health, Sexual Health, Women's Health

According to psychologists doing research at Duke, you may want to drop a few pounds, but not just to protect yourself from heart disease.  According to the scientists, losing a little weight can do wonders for your sex life.  Basically, shedding a few pounds can improve things in the bedroom by making people feel better [&hellip

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Healthier Airport Food

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, General Medicine, Men's Health, Women's Health

People go to the airport for three major reasons. To take a flight, to pick up somebody, or drop off somebody who’s traveling. I doubt anybody’s ever gone to the airport to pick up a healthy meal, but now, nutritionists, with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine or PCRM, have surveyed fourteen of the nation’s [&hellip

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Breastfeeding Versus Bottlefeeding

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, General Medicine, Parenting & Pregnancy, Women's Health

Breastfeeding or bottle feeding. What is best for your baby? Well actually both are excellent options, and you should not let those pushing either agenda tell you otherwise. Now, clearly, breastfeeding has an edge, in the fact that the mother’s protective immunity is passed on in the breast milk, and this is an excellent way [&hellip

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Overweight Teens and Long-Term Effects

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, General Medicine, Health Conditions, Men's Health, Parenting & Pregnancy, Women's Health

We know that being overweight is not healthy, but a report in the Journal Circulation confirms fears that being overweight as a teenager can have long-term effects. Even when I was in medical school, there was knowledge that arteriosclerosis or atherosclerosis, or the clogging of blood vessels can begin early in life. The latest report [&hellip

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Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat Diets

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, General Medicine, Health Conditions, Women's Health

In my last report, I talked about some very interesting findings which suggested that women with breast cancer can cut the chance of recurrence almost 25% by eating a low-fat diet. The message has not changed, but for all those low-carb people out there, there are ones who are wondering if they’re in trouble. Don’t [&hellip

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Staying Motivated to Exercise

Posted in Exercise / Fitness, General Medicine, Men's Health, Women's Health

Do you find it difficult to stay on your workout schedule? Does every little distraction serve as an excuse to take a day off? Well don’t be sad. You’re not alone. It’s very common to make excuses. Now, here are some steps to help you get going. Exercise with a friend or relative. They can [&hellip

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