Heart and blood vessel health is a concern for everyone. One problem that becomes increasingly common with age is high blood pressure – but why? This article explains why blood pressure increases with age and what you can do to slow down this process.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
Can two minutes of movement change your health? If you sit all day it can. A number of studies point to sitting too long during the day as a risk factor for health problems. Now a new study shows how you can lower your risk with only two minutes of activity. Find out more.
Contrary to popular belief, exercise is safe and beneficial for people with arthritis. As a precaution, talk to your doctor first.
You’ve heard it said that stretching is important for preventing injury, including tendon injuries. Now a new study calls into question the benefits of stretching for prevention of tendon problems. Find out what this new study shows and the best ways to lower your risk for tendonitis and tendonosis.
It’s now common knowledge that sitting is bad for your health – but have you ever wondered why? Read on and discover 5 reasons why sitting too much is bad news regardless of whether you do a daily workout.
Aging happens whether you like it or not, but have you ever wondered WHY we age and what we can do to slow down the process? This article discusses current theories of why we age and what you can do from a lifestyle standpoint to slow it down.
Lately, more studies have shown the importance, from a health standpoint, of getting enough sleep. Now a new study shows even minor amounts of sleep loss have metabolic consequences and can even impact your body weight. Find out, once again, why sleep is part of the “stay healthy” equation just like exercise and nutrition.
Who doesn’t want to live a long life, as long as you’re able to do the things you enjoy? Some people believe genetics are the primary determinant of aging. Is this true or can you extend your lifespan through healthy lifestyle habits? Find out what research shows and discover 4 health and longevity markers you can test at home.
Exercise has a lot of positive health benefits, helping almost every organ in your body function better. Can it even help you tame the symptoms of menopause? Find out what research shows about menopausal symptoms and physical activity.
Who doesn’t worry about getting Alzheimer’s disease as they age? It’s a scary thought, but there are things you can do to lower your risk. Start by changing your diet. Here are 5 dietary habits that will help reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s disease.