After the Diagnosis: A Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease

The most common cause of dementia in the U.S., Alzheimer’s disease afflicts an estimated 5.8 million Americans, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, and that number is only projected to grow. A difficult diagnosis for any individual and their loved ones, the progressive brain disorder “slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and eventually, the ability to…

Makeup of an individual’s gut bacteria may play role in weight loss

Gut bacteria that provide people with more energy from food may be responsible for the inability of some people to lose weight. Credit: © adrian_ilie825 / Fotolia A preliminary study published in the August issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggests that, for some people, specific activities of gut bacteria may be responsible for their inability to lose…

From chair dips to foot drill: Smart ways to exercise at your work desk

Most of us these days are constantly tapping away at the keyboards and hardly find the time to be away from our computers. Several studies have established the relationship between sitting at a desk for long hours, gaining weight and back pain. According to a study published in the International Journal of Advances in Medicine, 44.7%…

Why you should practice stretching exercises post-workout?

We all know that it is very important to do stretching exercises before a workout but a lot of times, we skip these exercises post workout. Mostly because we think it is too painful or just a waste of time. That’s the mistake you’re committing. Stretching exercises post workout is the key to staying fit and losing weight- all…

Exercising For Over 90 Minutes Daily Can Worsen Mental Health: Study

Engaging in exercises such as cycling, aerobics and gymming for more than three hours a day can worsen mental health than not exercising at all, a study has found. The study, published in journal The Lancet Psychiatry, found that people who exercised between three and five times a week had better mental health than people…

Weight loss exercise routine, 5 exercises to shed the flab

The secret to steady weight loss is not necessarily to pound the treadmill or eat nothing. The right way to lose weight is to eat a healthy dietand exercise at least a few times a week. Some exercises have been proven to be more effective as well, such as skipping rope, swimming ,walking and doing squats. Also read: Weight loss tips, stay away from these 5 foods…