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.

Weight management, acupuncture and more: Natural remedies that help relieve arthritis pain

Weight management, acupuncture and more: Natural remedies that help relieve arthritis pain

Weight management, acupuncture and more: Natural remedies that help relieve arthritis pain.Take long, hot baths to ease stiffness, or use a cold compress to relieve painful swollen joints.A gentle massage can help relieve swollen joints and ease stiffness.

Half of UK workers feeling more stressed or anxious during lockdown, study finds

Half of UK workers feeling more stressed or anxious during lockdown, study finds

More than half of UK workers are feeling more anxious or stressed while working from home during lockdown , according to a new poll.More than half (54 per cent) said they would like their employer to give them the option of working from home more often post-lockdown.

Natural methods for relieving jaw pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis

Natural methods for relieving jaw pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis

Natural methods for relieving jaw pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis.RA causes a variety of symptoms, such as swelling and pain in the wrists and small joints of the feet, hands and knees.Fortunately, there are natural treatments for relieving jaw pain caused by RA.

Pelvic exercises aren’t just for the ladies – these can help men with erectile dysfunction

Pelvic exercises aren’t just for the ladies – these can help men with erectile dysfunction

Their patients include those having trouble controlling incontinence after surgery, giving the researchers the idea that the same principles of pelvic floor muscle training can also help those with sexual dysfunction.Kegel exercises help tighten and hold the muscles that control urine flow.

Similarities and links between Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis

Similarities and links between Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis

If healthcare providers diagnose the disease during its earlier stages, they will recommend antibiotic treatment for the bacterial infection.Early treatment of Lyme disease will usually prevent late-stage Lyme arthritis from bothering the patient later on.

Not just muscle strength: Muscle power also a must to enjoy a longer life

Not just muscle strength: Muscle power also a must to enjoy a longer life

“Rising from a chair in old age and kicking a ball depend more on muscle power than muscle strength, yet most weight-bearing exercise focuses on the latter,” remarked CLINIMEX researcher Claudio Gil Araujo.

The Science of Natural Sleep

The Science of Natural Sleep

Adding regular exercise has a profound effect on resetting our circadian rhythms too, as more and more regular sleep helps the body fall back into its natural cycles.

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.

Sweaty and inflamed: How to get rid of a flushed face after a workout

Sweaty and inflamed: How to get rid of a flushed face after a workout

Cole says it is important to always have a cool down and stretching period after an intense session at the gym, so your body has a chance to rebalance.If you experience facial redness after a strenuous workout, cool down and take turmeric or L-glutamine supplements to relieve inflammation.

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.

Exercise improves arthritis symptoms, down to the cellular level

Exercise improves arthritis symptoms, down to the cellular level

To be more specific, the study showed for the first time how mechanical forces experienced by cells in joints during exercise protect cartilage against degradation by suppressing the action of inflammatory molecules that cause osteoarthritis.

Vegetable-rich diet lowers fatigue, raises good cholesterol in MS sufferers

Vegetable-rich diet lowers fatigue, raises good cholesterol in MS sufferers

Natural Health News — Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) – or good cholesterol – may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new study.

Maintaining wellness: The importance of stretching and staying limber

Maintaining wellness: The importance of stretching and staying limber

But did you know that stretching also offers various health benefits such as improving your flexibility and strengthening your muscles? If you’re not used to exercising, use stretching to gently help your body become accustomed to physical activity.

Whey protein helps with muscle weight gain

Whey protein helps with muscle weight gain

In this study, the researchers hypothesized that consuming whey protein could increase muscle weight gain in rats subjected to a resistance exercise program by inhibiting oxidative stress caused by high-intensity resistance exercise.

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.

NHS considers turning hospitals into wellness centers, if they can figure out how to afford it

NHS considers turning hospitals into wellness centers, if they can figure out how to afford it

The bosses of the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) revealed that they plan to turn hospitals into wellness centers to encourage healthy lifestyles, as reported by the Daily Mail .

A Quick Walk a Day Keeps Arthritis at Bay

A Quick Walk a Day Keeps Arthritis at Bay

The study, which took place at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, found that taking a brisk walk for less than 10 minutes per day is associated with a decrease in the risk of developing a disability for those with osteoarthritis in a lower-extremity joint.

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.

Natural all the way: Experts urge healthy lifestyle choices for middle-aged women struggling with menopause symptoms and weight gain

Natural all the way: Experts urge healthy lifestyle choices for middle-aged women struggling with menopause symptoms and weight gain

Natural all the way: Experts urge healthy lifestyle choices for middle-aged women struggling with menopause symptoms and weight gain. Reviewing the weight gain risks that hound women during their midlife has encouraged researchers at The Mayo Clinic to give out a series of recommendations to lessen the menopausal challenges during this trying time in their lives.

Here are 5 tips for a healthy bladder

Here are 5 tips for a healthy bladder

Good personal hygiene can help prevent diseases and infections like UTIs. This is crucial for women, especially since keeping the area around the vagina clean and dry can help prevent bacteria from reaching the urinary tract and entering your bladder. Exercise regularly, follow a healthy diet, maintain proper hygiene, and stay hydrated to keep your bladder healthy as you age.

Encouraging younger people to follow a healthier lifestyle can help curb early-onset depression

Encouraging younger people to follow a healthier lifestyle can help curb early-onset depression

An international study has found a strong link between a person’s lifestyle and his risk of developing chronic mood disorders. Researchers used a five-item lifestyle score, which assessed a person’s body mass index, smoking habits, alcohol consumption, leisure time, physical activity, and diet.

Dangers of Walking Your Dog

Dangers of Walking Your Dog

The study, which took place at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, found that walking a dog on a leash may increase the risk of bone fractures in older people.1 These results are based on an analysis of data collected by the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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.

5 Reasons to Celebrate National Pack Your Lunch Day

5 Reasons to Celebrate National Pack Your Lunch Day

5 Reasons to Pack Your Lunch | Natural Health Blog 5 Reasons to Celebrate National Pack Your Lunch Day Do you typically brown bag your lunch to work? Alternatively, you can run your errands during your lunch break and enjoy a little extra free time after work for your exercise.

Exercise More! CDC Doubles its Weekly Exercise Recommendations

Exercise More! CDC Doubles its Weekly Exercise Recommendations

CDC Doubles its Weekly Exercise Recommendations In a major update of its previous exercise guidelines, the CDC has released the second volume of its Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans publication and the takeaway is rather straightforward—we need to exercise much more.

Better digestion // what works for me

Better digestion // what works for me

Some ideas for exercises are: Start the day with a light meal that can be broken down easily .

A Woman's Brain Looks 3 Years Younger Than a Man of the Same Age

A Woman's Brain Looks 3 Years Younger Than a Man of the Same Age

I think this could mean that the reason women don't experience as much cognitive decline in later years is because their brains are effectively younger, and we're currently working on a study to confirm that." Advertisement High-Fat Diet Helps Keep Your Brain Youthful While these findings are interesting, it is perplexing to speculate as to what the reason is.