Tag: Exercise

Does Pregnancy Age Us?

It comes as no surprise that pregnancy causes dramatic changes to a woman’s body as it kicks into overdrive, compensating for the increase in metabolism associated with developing a baby. But what is surprising is that pregnancy may actually have an effect on aging. Whether it may cause accelerated or slowed down aging, however, is […]

Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis is a condition that causes excessive sweating. Sweat, the body’s primary way to cool down, is produced in hyperhidrosis even when there is no need for it. Hyperhidrosis has two subtypes: primary and secondary hyperhidrosis. Primary hyperhidrosis generally affects both sides of the body. Secondary hyperhidrosis, or generalized hyperhidrosis, is induced by another condition […]

We’ve Got to Keep Our Kids Moving!

  As the number of Americans who are overweight or obese continues to rise, there’s a lot of focus on teaching children and young adults healthier eating habits. Exercise is another area that could use some improvement. JAMA Pediatrics recently published a study about how young adults are exercising less as they leave high school […]

Looking for a New Treatment for Depression?   Pick up Some Weights!

  Your physician has probably told you many times how great exercise is for your health.  Most doctors also point out it’s huge role in mental health.   Mostly, when we talk about exercise we’re talking about aerobic activities:  running, biking, even Zumba. JAMA Psychiatry just published a large review of over 30 clinical trials which […]

Exercise is even more important after Menopause!

Exercise May Boost Quality of Life Post-Menopause   If you’re looking for ways to improve your quality of life post-menopause, look no further! Simply adding some physical activity to your lifestyle can lead to significant improvements in health and wellbeing, a new study finds. The study, conducted in Spain, surveyed 166 post-menopausal women and found […]

Concussions More Likely in FEMALE Athletes

Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes   We’ve all been–or at least know–some amazing female athletes.   We’ve all been inundated with increasing awareness about concussions related to sports like football, the associated lifetime risks to athletes from concussions, and the importance of preventing recurrent concussions in the men and boys we love. Findings from a […]