Health Guide (Page 73)

Watch for Symptoms That Point to Alzheimer’s

We’ve all misplaced our glasses or keys and had a moment of panic thinking it might mean Alzheimer’s. In most cases, it’s just plain old ordinary forgetfulness – or trying to do too many things at once. But, depending on your age, health and family history, confusion or memory loss just might be a sign of something more serious. Everyone experiences moments of confusion -- and they do... ❯❯❯

5 Things You Need to Change to Prevent Cancer

Having cancer is very bad news. The majority of us at least know someone who has battled cancer and can understand what a difficult battle it can be to fight. Cancer is caused by mutations in our body’s cells. We hear claims almost daily about certain products or foods that can cause cancer, but the list is almost endless. The fact is, there are specific things that you can do to help prevent... ❯❯❯

Why Is Sweat Good?

Perspiration isn't generally considered desirable. It makes clothes wet and uncomfortable, it makes our skin unpleasant to touch and it often smells bad. But the biological fact is that sweating is essential to good health, especially during exercise. Why? Humans take in and use water for a number of important physiological functions. It provides a medium for cells and tissues. It makes possible... ❯❯❯

Fitness Basics

Aristotle helped define the standards of fitness 2,500 years ago when he taught that a thing that suits its purpose well is fit. Fortunately for us, the cardiovascular system, lungs, skeleton, muscles, endocrine system and all the other amazing components of the body function for our purpose: to live well. Exercising aids fitness in numerous ways, each involving one or more of those systems. ... ❯❯❯

Should I Join A Professional Gym?

Gyms offer a number of benefits, both practical and psychological. But there are a few caveats to consider before taking the plunge. Few could afford to buy the variety of equipment that gyms typically offer. Multi-station weight machines are just the beginning. Most gyms have treadmills, stationary rowing equipment, stretching bars, etc. Many have tennis and racquetball courts, occasionally... ❯❯❯

How to Lose Stubborn Pounds?

During any exercise and diet regimen, losing the first few pounds is often very easy. That's good because it's a great motivator when you see results right away. But as you lose more, the rate of loss, and the speed with which you see visible effects, slows down. It's hard to keep going when you aren't seeing the benefits. But don't lose heart. It's natural that initial efforts at a certain level... ❯❯❯

Weight Loss Exercise

A lot of us live our lives like penned animals. Built to move, too often we put ourselves in a cage. We have bodies designed for racing across the savannas, but we live a lifestyle designed for migrating from the bed to the breakfast table; to the car seat; to the office chair; to the restaurant booth; to the living room couch and back to the bed. It was not always this way. Not long ago in the... ❯❯❯

Why Losing Weight is Good

There is a great benefit acquired from losing weight. Though losing weight is not easy, the long term effects brought by it would probably be of help to anyone considering to shed those unwanted and unhealthy pounds. The following are a few of the remarkable advantages from losing those excess weight. Weight loss prevents high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke That is a three in one... ❯❯❯

Pointers on Losing Weight Safely

People who want to lose weight commonly, and first of all, think about reducing the amount of food they eat. This may be quite a solution but not exactly the best there is. In fact, depending on the amount you reduce in your food intake, it may even be dangerous to one's health. So how does one lose weight effectively and safely? Here are some points one should consider when trying to lose... ❯❯❯

Weight Loss Surgery: Preventing the Health Risks

If you have been watching your weight go up and you are worried about the rising pounds, you may be wondering whether weight loss surgery really works. Is it possible to prevent future weight gain by putting yourself on a well-known weight loss surgical operation? Today, weight loss surgeries are gradually gaining recognition when it comes to losing weight. Many health experts contend that people... ❯❯❯