Tag: Exercise

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Unveiling the Gender Gap in Exercise: Why Women Reap Greater Health Rewards

In a world where the benefits of regular exercise are extensively touted, it’s fascinating to delve into the nuances of how different genders may experience these benefits differently. A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology sheds light on an intriguing aspect: women seem to derive greater health advantages from […]

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Fertility-Friendly Diets: Nourishing Your Body for Conception

The journey to parenthood is a profound and life-changing experience for many individuals or couples. While numerous factors contribute to fertility, adopting a healthy lifestyle, including a well-balanced diet, can play a crucial role in enhancing fertility. In this article, we’ll explore diets associated with the best fertility and how the right nutrients can positively […]

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Exercising Before Pregnancy: A Healthy Foundation for an Enjoyable Pregnancy

Becoming a mother is a life-altering journey that comes with a rollercoaster of physical and emotional changes. Preparing your body for this transformation is one of the best gifts you can give yourself and your future child. Exercising before getting pregnant can provide you with a healthier, more enjoyable pregnancy, and help you navigate the […]

Exercise and Menopause

As women age and go through menopause, their risk for various health conditions increases. Fortunately, exercise can be a powerful tool for promoting overall health and reducing the risk of many chronic diseases. In this blog article, we will explore the importance of exercise for postmenopausal women and the specific benefits it can offer. The […]

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 […]