Moderate Exercise Reduces Onset of Arthritis Symptoms

The Australian Longitudinal Study of Women followed two groups of women (ages 48-55 and 72-79) for three years who had reported no arthritis symptoms. Those exercising 1.5 hours per week experienced significantly less arthritis symptoms, and 2.5 hours per week showed an even greater preventive effect. Moderately active middle age women reduced their risk by 29%…

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Protecting Health May Also Reduce The Risk of Dementia

After following over 7200 participants for 10 years, investigators with the Canadian Study of Health and Aging examined 19 different health problems such as hearing difficulties, vision problems, arthritis, denture fit, skin issues, stomach health and more.  Findings showed that each problem reported increased dementia risk by 3.2%.  Individuasl with 8 and 12 health problems…

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Exercising? On My Knees?

Mike hobbled to the curb to get his newspaper. He was careful how he bent over. He didn’t want to aggravate the pain in his left knee. As he slowly bent back up, he saw Robert walking – or was he running? – down the sidewalk towards him.“Robert, where you goin’? To a fire?”“Nope. Just…

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