Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
Why Does Heart Rate Increase During Exercise? If you have ever exercised in your life, are an athlete, or visit the gym daily, then you would have noticed your heart rate increasing while you exercise. Even when you stop your exercise, the heart rate doesn’t return to normal immediately. Some may be ... 03/25/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
What causes low and high blood pressure after exercise? Your blood pressure increases because your heart is beating faster while working out in order to push blood out and supply oxygen to the muscles. Your systolic blood pressure will increase during exercise, but your diastolic one will only increase a little ... 03/23/2017 - 8:00 pm | View Link
Moderate drinking may be heart healthy but exercise is safer Exceeding that, and drinking heavily, can increase your risk of heart problems, with a 22 per cent increase in heart failure, a 33 per cent higher risk of stroke and a 50 per cent higher risk of cardiac arrest all recorded. The authors of the study ... 03/23/2017 - 4:30 pm | View Link
Age shouldn't be barrier to exercise for heart patients, experts say Heart disease is also associated with inflammation throughout ... Although it’s underused, the benefits tend to increase with someone who is older and more frail, he added. Guidance on increasing daily physical activity should be tailored individually ... 03/23/2017 - 11:09 am | View Link
Weight-bearing exercises promote bone formation in men and increase IGF-1, a hormone associated with bone growth. These changes promote bone formation, increasing bone density. "People may be physically active, and many times people know they need to exercise to prevent obesity, heart disease or diabetes ... 03/23/2017 - 6:22 am | View Link
How to Exercise After a Heart Attack: 14 Steps (with Pictures) How to Exercise After a Heart Attack. Following a heart attack, your heart may not be as efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. If you received emergency ... 03/26/2017 - 7:45 pm | View Website
Aerobic Exercise: Health and Disease Prevention Your heart rate rises during aerobic exercise. It can rise from 70 beats per minutes (bpm) at rest to as high as 170 bpm or even higher during exercise, depending on ... 03/26/2017 - 3:56 pm | View Website
Exercise A guide to exercise for a healthy heart and avoiding heart disease. 03/25/2017 - 6:06 pm | View Website
Physical exercise Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. It is performed for various reasons, including ... 03/25/2017 - 7:50 am | View Website
Mouth Breathing During Exercise May Increase Asthma Risk Mouth Breathing During Exercise May Increase Your Risk for Asthma and Cardiac Problems 03/24/2017 - 11:00 pm | View Website
Stefani Germanotta is worth almost $300 million dollars. Better known as Lady Gaga, she has been fighting a lifelong struggle with depression. You wouldn’t know it if you saw her on stage. And she’s not alone, one of many celebrities who are waging public battles with mental health issues and winning. The World Health Organization says depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease.
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