When Women Perspire: Common Exercise Habits That Can Do More Harm Than Good

A keen and sharp mind should be supplemented by a healthy and well maintained body. Indeed, there exists a plethora of research that regular exercise can keep us at our most observant, and our most creatively fecund while ensuring that our memories function optimally whatever our age. As well as ensuring good cerebral function, regular exercise also keeps mental health issues such as depression and low mood at bay that are only exacerbated by lethargy. That’s not to detract from the physical benefits either. Regular exercise ensures that our hearts remain healthy, reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases as well as your risk of heart attack, stroke and even diabetes. Continue reading

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Safeguarding Your Health As You Get Older

Get active; being fit isn't just for the young

Take steps as you age to safeguard your health, not just for you but also for your family. Photo via Pexels, CC0 License.

Staying healthy is something that you should prioritize no matter what age you may be. Of course, it’s never too late to make a big change to your lifestyle. Perhaps you were strong whilst you were younger so your unhealthy habits didn’t have as much of an effect on your overall physical and mental wellbeing. However, as you get older, you’ll definitely start to notice that the kind of lifestyle you lead has a massive effect on your health. Continue reading

Health Risks Of Being Overweight (And What You Can Do About Them)

Your health and bad habits

Being overweight can make you more prone to some health conditions, such as type 2 diabetes. Pixabay photo, CC0.

Let’s face it; we are all guilty of piling on the pounds occasionally, such as eating a diet of junk food when we feel stressed, or a reluctance to carry on with our exercise routines when our life becomes too busy. We often only realize we may be overweight when we struggle to fit into that pair of jeans we bought a few months back, or we get exhausted after a climbing a set of stairs.

There are non-permanent methods to lose weight, such as the gastric balloon options at GastricBalloon.org. However, being overweight can make you more prone to certain health conditions, so every day solutions, such as a healthier lifestyle, should also be implemented. The following are some of the risks to your health.
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