Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

Salt Intake Is Necessary, But Too Much Is Bad For Your Health

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Salt intake is necessary, and an essential mineral for your daily health, but too much of it will cause you health problems. Think ‘bad’ like high blood pressure and diabetes. It turns out that too much salt can also lead to a host of of other health problems, as well.   Dietary salt, or table…

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Epidemic of High Blood Pressure Levels In The United States, Why?

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Epidemic! An epidemic of high blood pressure levels currently exist in the United States of America. You say, of course we’re exaggerating. We say, no we’re not. Just look at the latest statistics. Alarming, to say the least. The fact is more than 100 million U.S. adults  suffer from high blood pressure, according to new…

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Save Your Brain, Fight Dementia By Keeping Your Body Healthy

If you want to save your brain from dementia, focus on keeping the rest of your body healthy. Don’t do it with popping all kinds of pills — rather, exercise on a regular basis and follow the new guidelines from the National Institute of Aging (NIA).   The statistics for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are…

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Brain Health Improves With Light To Moderate Exercise

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Brain health can improve dramatically even with light to moderate exercise, recent studies show. These improvements in cognitive function occur in the short-term and can last over a longer period of time.  Light exercise improves not only overall cognitive function but more specifically short and long term memory. This is great news for senior citizens…

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Muscle Cramps Healed With Eating Electrolytes Rich Foods

Muscle cramps can be healed by eating foods rich in electrolytes content. Muscle cramps happen when your muscles tense up and you can’t relax them. While painful, usually you can treat them yourself. Exercise and dehydration are common causes. One way to stop cramps is to stretch or massage your muscles. Also, eat enough of…

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Surgeons Preparing Seniors For Surgery With Diet And Exercise

Surgeons are now preparing seniors for surgery by first putting them a diet and exercise regimen for several weeks prior to surgery.       Surgeons: Preparing Seniors For Surgery Surgery can be hard on older adults, resulting in serious complications and death far more often than in younger patients. But many seniors aren’t adequately…

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Exercise For Seniors Is Very Important And Better Than Nothing

Exercise of any sort, even for short durations, can reduce seniors’ risk of heart disease, researchers report. The 18-year study included more than 24,000 adults ages 39 to 79. They found a link between physical activity and reduced risk of heart disease in both elderly and middle-aged people. Elderly people exercising moderately had a 14…

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