Tag Archives: Exercise

To lower blood pressure, exercise may be as good as medication

(Reuters Health) – For people with high blood pressure, starting an exercise regimen may lower blood pressure by as much as taking medication would, a large analysis suggests. Elderly people exercise at a public park in Hanoi, Vietnam October 9, 2018. REUTERS/Kham Researchers combined data from nearly 400 randomized trials that assessed the effects of… Read More »

The new exercise guidelines: Any changes for you?

It’s likely you already know that regular exercise helps prevent chronic disease, such as diabetes and heart problems, while improving your overall health, mood, and quality of life. It can sharpen mental function, boost concentration, and help you sleep. And the new exercise and physical activity guidelines issued by the federal government’s Office of Disease… Read More »

What you need to know about yet another study on Alzheimer’s and exercise

September 26, 2018 Posted By Categories Michael Joyce is a writer-producer with HealthNewsReview.org and tweets as @mlmjoyce Including “exercise” and “Alzheimer’s” in the same headline is sure-fire clickbait for a lot of people. For example: 150 minutes of exercise every week can reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease (The Economic Times) Exercise may delay rare form… Read More »