Tai chi exercises– Ancient Chinese martial art may improve balance, physical functioning and ease arthritis pain

The ancient Chinese martial art of tai chi has gained interest in the last few years as a preventive to falls that often leas to broken bones in the frail elderly. Researchers think that tai chi exercises help arthritis patients to improve their balance, enhance blood circulation, and ease the pain. Tai chi, also […]

Regular exercise plays an effective role in osteoarthritis treatment

Various studies have shown that osteoarthritis patients who exercise regularly are able to perform their daily activities better and remain independent. Hence, exercise forms an integral part of Osteoarthritis management plan. Regular exercising helps to: relieve pain & stiffness, increase muscle strength and improve stability of joints. It also helps to improve the range […]

Exercise to prevent bone loss after menopause

A recent study has shown that women who engage in an intense exercise program (shortly after their menopause) reduce their risk of having bone loss as well as tend to have less back pain. Bone loss can result in a bone condition called osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterized by decreased bone mass […]

Walk Towards Healthy Living

A lot of studies show that exercising regularly can help lose body fat especially around the belly; an important information since excessive fat in the belly region is known to increase the risk of heart disease. But the main question which arises, is how much exercise is sufficient to achieve the desired goal.

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Exercise at Leisure- the answer to a healthy heart

A recent study has shown that where excessive physical strain at work may increase the risk of heart disease manifold, doing leisure time exercises can actually prevent heart diseases.

According to researchers this may be due to the difference in the nature of physical activity associated with leisure time exercises and work. The physical strain […]

Walking helps Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease patients

Studies have found that exercising can reduce the rate of hospitalization in Chronic Bronchitis patients. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung disease caused mainly by cigarette smoking. The irritating and toxic effects of smoking damage the airways thus obstructing airflow to the lungs. As a result COPD patients may complain of shortness of […]

How does exercise help in managing the joint movement?

Exercises or physical activities help in strengthening the muscles and joint stability, so that it can bear the pressures or load of the body, even though the degeneration has started. However, lack of adequate exercise and physical activity may lead to muscle weakness and wasting, less stability of joints and decreased ability to bear […]

Walking helps Chronic Bronchitis patients

Studies have found that doing exercise can reduce the rate of hospitalisation in COPD patients. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung disease caused mainly by cigarette smoking. The irritating and toxic effects of smoking damage the airways thus obstructing the airflow to the lungs. As a result COPD patients may complain of shortness […]

Wondering, which exercise to choose, when you have aching joints

Researches have shown that if you want these aching joints to keep moving for rest of your life, then you have to get up and get moving. Working out at a gym or running early morning in the park is not required, you just have to make certain modification in your routine lifestyle.

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Aerobic Exercise for Better Migraine Management

According to a recent study, people suffering from migraine (without aura) who participated in an aerobic exercise program had significantly less migraine attacks compared to people with migraine who do not exercise. Even in the event that they did have an episode, it was of less intensity and shorter duration.

Migraine is basically a severe […]