Obesity and aesthetics: Risk factors of being overweight

Today, the prevalence of obesity has substantially increased, and it is significantly important to raise awareness on this issue now before it is too late. There are several risk factors associated when a person is overweight or obese

Obesity and aesthetics: Risk factors of being overweightIt is crucial to understand the rising cause of obesity, and how important it is to get oneself checked in time to avoid increasing morbidity in the future. Obesity can be divided into three categories, i.e., overweight, obese, and morbid obesity. As the number of overweight and obese Indians are surging, so are the numbers […]

Stopping exercise can take a toll on your mental health, reveals study

According to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide, ceasing all forms of vigorous physical activity can cause an individual to develop depressive symptoms. Previous research suggests being active increases the release of feel-good endorphins, which boosts an individual’s mood and promotes calmness

Stopping exercise can take a toll on your mental health, reveals studyIt’s long been understood that exercise is extremely beneficial for both one’s physical and mental health. However, the question of how a person’s mental state is affected when they give up exercise altogether is a topic that hasn’t been adequately explored. Julie Morgan, a PhD student from the Discipline of Psychiatry at the University of […]

‘Identifying defects in special senses, is essential for treatment’

Children are our future, and hence ensuring their health and structuring their development should be the prime focus. Systematically planned healthcare right from early childhood is a must to ensure the healthy future of every nation

‘Identifying defects in special senses, is essential for treatment’In today’s times, medical advancements have shown promising results, especially in early intervention for special senses dysfunction. Special senses, as the name suggests, are truly special. They give us the real taste of the world but are also equally vulnerable to several disorders. Identifying these defects is the need of the hour. But, unfortunately, public […]

Health tips for those who exercise on the weekends

Being inactive during the week and then pushing your body to exercise can be harmful to your health. It can significantly increase your risk of injury and can also impact your Body Mass Index (BMI). Even 45 minutes of exercise daily can be beneficial. We should try and practice a healthier lifestyle by exercising regularly over the whole week instead of only on weekends

Health tips for those who exercise on the weekendsThere has been a rise in the number of people who prefer to exercise on the weekends in the last 5 years. This is the result of rising awareness of health trends among the general population. However, the lack of time, knowledge and appropriate counselling permits people to exercise only on the weekends; such gym-goers […]

#WorldSpineDay: Sedentary lifestyle and lack of exercise to blame for spinal problems

Our spines are the structure that surrounds the spinal cord, and is extremely important as the spinal cord connects to the brain and is the pathway that allows our brain to interact with the entire rest of the body i.e. all the muscles in the body, organs, and all other systems within the body, and this is the reason, why it is so important to maintain a healthy spine

#WorldSpineDay: Sedentary lifestyle and lack of exercise to blame for spinal problemsAn unhealthy spine can interfere with the entire central nervous system and can also cause a host of unwelcome health issues such as pain, numbness, and weakness in the arms and legs, impaired breathing and digestion and impaired control of the bowel and bladder. On the occasion of World Spine Day, doctors informed that around […]

Regular exercise is good for your heart, no matter how old you are – finds study

Regular exercise is highly beneficial for all patients with cardiovascular disease regardless of age, report investigators in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology

Regular exercise is good for your heart, no matter how old you are – finds studyTheir results showed that the patients who benefited most from cardiac rehabilitation were those who started out with the greatest physical impairment. Elderly patients are at a higher risk for complications and accelerated physical deconditioning after a cardiovascular event, yet older patients are largely underrepresented in rehabilitation programs. Studies have shown that this might be […]

Exercise makes you happier than having money, according to research

Researchers at Yale and Oxford may have proven exercise is more important to your mental health than your economic status

Exercise makes you happier than having money, according to researchThe scientists found that, while those who exercised regularly tended to feel bad for around 18 days a year, non-active participants felt bad for 35 days more on average. The team also noticed that certain sports that involve socialising can have more of a positive effect on your mental health than others. It’s clear exercise […]

Exercises for homemakers and homebound people

Dr Manish Sontakke, a Consultant, Bone & Joint Surgeon, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, shares his insights about how homebound people can stay fit and what exercises they can do

Exercises for homemakers and homebound peopleYou don’t get what you wish for; you get for what you work! So, if you want to be healthy, then you have to work for it. Surprisingly what most people think is that doing daily household ‘chores’ are good enough exercises for their body and brain too. However, as you age, you begin to […]

Healthy lifestyle may offset the genetic risk of dementia, reveals study

Living a healthy lifestyle may help offset a person’s genetic risk of dementia, according to new research. The study was led by the University of Exeter - simultaneously published on July 14 in JAMA and presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2019 in Los Angeles

Healthy lifestyle may offset the genetic risk of dementia, reveals study  Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research. The risk of dementia was reduced by 32% in people with a high genetic risk if they had followed a healthy lifestyle, compared to […]

Exercise may improve a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant, finds study

Exercise may improve a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant, a University of Queensland study has found

Exercise may improve a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant, finds studyRegular exercise can help improve a woman’s chance of falling pregnant, a new Australian study found on Friday. The research conducted by the University of Queensland (UQ) compiled reproductive health and exercise records over the past 20 years, to examine if working out has any role to play when it comes to conception. Dr Gabriela […]
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