Articles relating to 'exercise'
Do this one simple thing to manage your diabetes

diabetes, exerciseWithout question, walking is an effective and low-cost form of aerobic exercise that most everyone can do. As a doctor, I try to take a walk every single day. It’s a great way to clear your head and does so much for your health.

Walking fights fat, boosts energy levels and even protects your heart. But if you … Read More

Natural fix for digestion that actually works

DIGESTION, BACTERIA, EXERCISEIf you weren’t finding the time to get in a little extra exercise every day, there is a new reason why you should start. According to a study in the journal Gut, exercise can do wonders for your digestive health.

Why is keeping your digestive system in peak condition so important? For your personal comfort, for one … Read More

This popular exercise won’t solve your health problems after all

shutterstock_18500491Stretching and breathing your way through yoga poses is good for the body and spirit. I’ve tried it myself – getting into “corpse” pose at the end is like floating on cloud nine!

This ancient practice has taken off in North America in various forms, like gentle yoga for seniors, yoga bootcamp and even laughter yoga that taps … Read More

Feel you’re losing your memory? This could be a simple fix

memory, exerciseHave you completed your recommended 30 minutes of brisk walking today?

Regular exercise is a common theme when it comes to protecting your health as you age. It is beneficial in many ways and supports day-to-day brain function. It turns out, getting that heart rate going boosts your brainpower, improving your overall memory and ability to learn as … Read More

Improve Your Sex Life With This One Simple Exercise

erectile dysfunction, exerciseTrouble in the bedroom? It’s more common than you think. As a doctor, I find once patients open up about their sex life, they have so many questions and concerns.

All sorts of factors play into sexual drive and performance, but here’s something you may not have considered: Kegel exercises. Not just for women, but for men as … Read More

Action Plan: Protect Your Eyes With Exercise

87522934It all comes down to diet and exercise.

Believe it or not, exercising could slow down blindness-causing diseases, scientists now say.

A new study, conducted by Emory University and Atlanta VA Center for Visual and Neurocognitive Rehabilitation, suggests that aerobic exercise may curb the progression of diseases that destroy the eye’s retina and lead to blindness. The research … Read More

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