Alleviate chronic joint pain with just a few minutes of walking, experts claim

Alleviate chronic joint pain with just a few minutes of walking, experts claim

Simple exercises can help ease chronic joint pain, experts said.Even a half-hour of brisk walking can be an effective pain reliever, according to Kolber who conducted a study to calculate how much exercise a person has to do to reap its analgesic benefits.

NMN improves depression symptoms

NMN improves depression symptoms

(Xie et al., 2020 | Journal of Affective Disorders) NMN supplementation improves body weight to normal in mice with stress hormone-induced depressive symptoms.“Our findings indicate that NMN supplementation can effectively enhance SIRT3 activity to improve mitochondrial energy metabolism in the hippocampus and liver, thereby mitigating [corticosterone]-induced depression-like behavior in mice,” stated the researchers in their study.

Boosting NAD+ might turn back our biological clock

Boosting NAD+ might turn back our biological clock

As our body ages, a core clock repressor, PER2, increases and dampens the activity of our circadian rhythms through repressing BMAL1.The level of NAD+ regulates the degradation of PER2, which in turn promotes the activity of BMAL1, keeping the internal clock ticking at a healthy pace.

No more excuses: Even short bursts of exercise offer many health benefits, researchers advise

No more excuses: Even short bursts of exercise offer many health benefits, researchers advise

Carnethon hopes that the new guidelines can help improve these numbers by encouraging people to be more physically active, whether by exercising for several minutes or going all-out and working up a sweat at the gym.

Regular exercise can bring long-term relief from pain caused by arthritis

Regular exercise can bring long-term relief from pain caused by arthritis

Findings from the CDC show that even though physical activity can naturally reduce arthritis pain, almost 50 percent of adults with arthritis and severe joint pain are physically inactive.Exercising may also help boost mental health, physical functioning and overall quality of life for those who suffer from painful arthritis.

A healthy lifestyle, plus ginger, can benefit those with liver disease

A healthy lifestyle, plus ginger, can benefit those with liver disease

According to the researchers, the participants who took the ginger supplements experienced significant improvements not just in their liver health, but also in their insulin sensitivity.The researchers concluded that supplementing with ginger likely increased the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions, such as physical activity and diet modifications, in the participants.

Keeping your hands busy linked to maintaining a “healthy mood”

Keeping your hands busy linked to maintaining a “healthy mood”

Haas further explained that, besides being a means for the brain to relax, working with your hands may actually help you maintain a healthy mood and outlook.

Research: Maintaining weight loss retains cardiometabolic benefits

Research: Maintaining weight loss retains cardiometabolic benefits

They found that among those who lost 10% or more of their body weight and then maintained 75% or more of their weight loss four years later saw a significant improvement in risk factors, such as improved levels of HDL (good) cholesterol, triglycerides, glucose, blood pressure, waist circumference and diabetes control.

Feeling uninspired? Boost your creativity with these 9 activities

Feeling uninspired? Boost your creativity with these 9 activities

In a study published in the journal Annals of Behavioral Medicine , researchers found that some “behavioral pursuits” offer benefits for an individual’s overall health, such as: Reduced boredom Improved heart rate Improved mood Less stress Leisure activities help boost job productivity and performance because they give the brain a much-deserved rest.

Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain

Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain

A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience , shows that older people who routinely partake in physical exercise can reverse the signs of aging in the brain, and dancing has the most profound effect.

Sitting on a chair all day? Exercise can “offset” the health risks associated with it, says research

Sitting on a chair all day? Exercise can “offset” the health risks associated with it, says research

The researchers found that sitting for more than six hours every day and not engaging in any physical activity increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause death.

When it comes to exercise, age is just a number – SHOCKING study shows that even the elderly can benefit from working out

When it comes to exercise, age is just a number – SHOCKING study shows that even the elderly can benefit from working out

Before the current study, no research has taken a life course approach to determine how participation in physical activity throughout the various stages of adulthood may be linked to mortality risk.

Just one slow walk a day could lower risk of early death, study finds

Just one slow walk a day could lower risk of early death, study finds

Research released today suggests you may not need to go to the gym twice a day to get the health benefits of exercise – physical activity of any intensity could make a difference to life expectancy .

Mothers who smile a lot at their babies and maintain eye contact “sync up” with them, improving brain development

Mothers who smile a lot at their babies and maintain eye contact “sync up” with them, improving brain development

Social signals like eye contact with their babies increased the pair’s neural synchrony — an event denoted by the brainwaves of both mother and child following the same predictable patterns relative to each other.

Chlorella and fibromyalgia: Study confirms relief for your symptoms

Chlorella and fibromyalgia: Study confirms relief for your symptoms

Numerous researchers studied the potential of chlorella as a health supplement for patients with fibromyalgia.The VCU and Ryutzu Keizai research showed that taking chlorella can alleviate pain and fatigue in fibromyalgia patients, as well as healthy people.

Improve your balance with tai chi

Improve your balance with tai chi

A systematic review and meta-analysis published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine revealed that tai chi is an effective practice to improve balance, reducing the risk of falls in at-risk and frail individuals.

How long does the brain remain conscious after decapitation?

How long does the brain remain conscious after decapitation?

This suggests that while their heart may not be beating, their brain is certainly aware of what is going on around them, even though they displayed none of the clinical signs of consciousness. Other studies have shown activity in the brain 30 minutes after the heart has stopped beating.

Benefits of Exercise—10 Years Later

Benefits of Exercise—10 Years Later

The low-moderate exercise group had both lower blood pressure and insulin levels during the follow-up testing 10 years later than they had when they were much younger at the beginning of the first trial.

Using reflexology to aid your weight loss goals

Using reflexology to aid your weight loss goals

Indeed, you can’t go wrong with a healthy diet and reflexology, but at the end of the day, it’s physical activity that helps in burning stubborn belly fat. According to Men’s Health , some of the best exercises to lose belly fat include burpees, mountain climbers, medicine ball slams, and kettlebell swings.

Regular exercise can significantly lower your risk of developing cancer

Regular exercise can significantly lower your risk of developing cancer

The study showed that participants who followed a physical exercise program experienced better chances of surviving breast cancer without risk of the disease reappearing after treatment. Based on the results of this study, physical exercise exerted a considerable effect on breast cancer survival.

Sitting down for too long could be responsible for 70,000 deaths in the UK each year

Sitting down for too long could be responsible for 70,000 deaths in the UK each year

Lead author Leonie Heron of Queen’s University Belfast said that the research “means that even if you meet the recommended levels of activity (the NHS advises at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity a week), you are still at higher risk of some of these health conditions if you are spending long periods of time sitting down during the day.

Supplements That Can Lower CVD Risk if You Have High TMAO Levels

Supplements That Can Lower CVD Risk if You Have High TMAO Levels

D., who is also the coauthor of my latest book, "Superfuel: Ketogenic Keys to Unlock the Secrets of Good Fats, Bad Fats, and Great Health," we show how the likely true cause of elevated TMAO levels — which is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) — is hepatic insulin resistance.

Science explains why we need silence for better health

Science explains why we need silence for better health

Silence helps counteract the ill effects of noise on the brain, and it helps replenish the depleted strength of the body. He shifted the focus of the study to these blank pauses and figured out that contrasting levels of sounds increased the beneficial effects of silence on the brain.

Exercise Is Key to Longer Life

Exercise Is Key to Longer Life

Exercise Triggers Positive Changes and Better Health There are many benefits to attaining at least two and a half hours of moderate-intensity aerobic work and strength training activities each week.

Rhodiola Reduces Fatigue

Rhodiola Reduces Fatigue

Three of the most important, noted for having adaptogenic properties (meaning they can provide different effects depending on what your body needs) are: One study shows salidroside helps restore the balance between free radicals and antioxidants, and protects your brain against poor blood flow and subsequent stroke (aka ischemia).

Better Bonding With Your Partner

Better Bonding With Your Partner

The study, which took place at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, found that one specific kind of date-night activity was associated with the release of a hormone that helps couples feel close with one another, and that was taking an art class together.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 20 heterosexual couples who were either married or living together.

What Is NADPH and NOX?

What Is NADPH and NOX?

Glycine Upregulates NADPH and Has Anticancer Activity According to the featured paper, 6 supplemental glycine may be useful for the “prevention and control of atherosclerosis, heart failure , angiogenesis associated with cancer or retinal disorders and a range of inflammation-driven syndromes, including metabolic syndrome.” Glycine may also be an excellent complement to spirulina, as both suppress NOX.

Just a Little Less Sitting Can Extend Your Life

Just a Little Less Sitting Can Extend Your Life

The study, which took place at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City, found that replacing 30 minutes of sitting with even very light activity is associated with an increase in lifespan.1 These results are based on information collected on 7,999 American men and women, all of whom were over the age of 45.

The Benefits of Sex as a Senior

The Benefits of Sex as a Senior

The study, which was conducted at Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom, found that maintaining an active sex life as a senior citizen is associated with a better quality of life and a closer relationship with a significant other.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 6,879 men and women living in the U.K. The subjects ranged in age from 50 to 89 and had an average age of approximately 65.

Frankincense Oil: Start Using Essential Oils

Frankincense Oil: Start Using Essential Oils

This is the first report on the apoptotic and antimetastatic activity of isolated α-pinene." • That same year, another study 33 found Boswellia sacra essential oil induces tumor cell-specific apoptosis in human breast cancer cells and suppresses tumor aggressiveness.