Well: For Some, Exercise May Increase Heart Risk


Researchers have found evidence that some people who exercise do worse on measures related to heart disease.

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    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
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  • Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickensStudy: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens
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  • The Hormones You Release During Exercise
    Many health issues—including cancer, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s—are associated ... Participants registered a 41.4 percent increase in testosterone when they exercised on a bike then performed a weight-lifting routine of bench presses, squats ...
    01/24/2015 - 5:26 pm | View Link
  • KEEPING FIT: Exercise brings more benefits than just weight loss
    With more and larger vessels you can increase the flow of oxygen-rich blood to your muscles, and to your heart. Blood becomes a better oxygen transporter: With endurance exercise your blood volume increases and the number of oxygen-carrying red blood cells ...
    01/24/2015 - 2:12 pm | View Link
  • Too Much Sitting Is Killing You (Even If You Exercise)
    Sitting for too long was tied to a 91 percent increased risk of getting Type 2 diabetes, and about a 13 and 14 percent increase in the risk of being diagnosed with cancer or heart problems during the studies, respectively. Among studies that looked at ...
    01/21/2015 - 9:09 am | View Link
  • Too much sitting could increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, regardless of exercise
    Too much sitting increases the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer, regardless of how much a person exercises, according to new research. The study, a systematic literature review published in Annals of Internal Medicine, aims to answer some ...
    01/20/2015 - 4:01 am | View Link
  • Despite Exercise Schedule, Sitting for Long Periods Increase Risk of Disease and Death
    Higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and death is associated with the amount of time a person sits during the day, regardless of regular exercise, reveals a review study published Monday, in the Annals of Internal Medicine. "More than one half of ...
    01/20/2015 - 2:42 am | View Link
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  • Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity
    Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity. You know exercise is good for you, but do you know how good? From boosting your mood to improving your sex life ...
    01/23/2015 - 1:08 am | View Website
  • Exercise and Physical Fitness: MedlinePlus
    Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. It can help Control your weight Lower your risk of heart disease Lower your ...
    01/22/2015 - 10:38 pm | View Website
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    01/22/2015 - 9:52 am | View Website
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    01/22/2015 - 3:47 am | View Website
  • Fitness & Exercise
    Running, walking, gardening – it’s all good. Regardless of what you do, regular exercise and physical activity is the path to health and well-being. Exercise ...
    01/21/2015 - 3:26 am | View Website
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