Articles relating to 'exercise'
Easy way to lower your risk of falls and injury

tips-to-avoid-falls-and-injuryThe risk of bone fractures and injury as we age increases as we lose bone density and just aren’t as strong as we once were. Even medications we take can put us at risk of falls by causing dizziness and confusion. No one wants to end up in long-term care because of breaking a hip…

Lowering our risk … Read More

Your heart needs this…

your heart needs this...When I’m feeling a little low or under the weather, there’s one thing I know will be a sure pick-me-up – besides chocolate – a walk and cafe latte date with my girlfriend, Becky.

What I love about Becky is that she’s like me, only taller, with better skin. She likes to be active and on the go. … Read More

Post-holiday slump? These tips can help

exercise, healthIt can be hard to stay on track during the eating season with Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s in short order. November and December can seem like an extended period of bad-habit building.

For many of us, exercise and healthy eating quickly fall to the wayside when there are presents to buy and parties to attend.

Even … Read More

Feeling depressed? There’s a natural solution without drugs

brain, energy, brain, energyMy elderly aunt, I’m afraid, is not doing well. She lost her husband almost a year ago and has been declining ever since, determined, however, to remain in her home alone.

Her kids say she shouldn’t be living on her own. She’s forgetting things, she shouldn’t be driving and has no friends for support. But when I’ve called … Read More

Reduce your risk of heart failure by half

heart, exerciseEveryone likes to give you their two cents when it comes to what you should be doing to protect your health. Much like parenting advice, it comes whether you ask for it or not.

I’m betting there are all kinds of lifestyle changes and ideas that get pushed on you all the time. It can be overwhelming trying … Read More

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

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