Can Depression Make You Sick? 8 Physical Symptoms

Via Peters

Depression is a mental health condition that causes sadness and low mood. We associate symptoms such as feeling down and losing interest in activities with depression, but depression can come with a host of physical symptoms as well. Read on to learn more about the ways depression can affect people […]

Update on Advice for Physical Activity in Type 2 Diabetes

Via Peters

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has issued new recommendations for exercise/physical activity in people with type 2 diabetes, which update a 2010 joint ACSM/American Diabetes Association position statement. The guidance has been published in the February issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. “This consensus statement […]

Multiple Sclerosis and Physical Exercise

Via Peters

If it weren’t for a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, Bryan Kent may never have learned to listen to his body. The triathlete and runner had been straining his body for some 20 years and even toyed with going pro as a triathlete. And then one day in 2016, he woke […]

Cardiometabolic risk factors, physical activity, and postmenopausal breast cancer mortality: results from the Women’s Health Initiative | BMC Women’s Health

Via Peters

In prior WHI reports, both higher physical activity levels [13] and fewer cardiometabolic risk factors [4] were associated with lower all-cause mortality following a breast cancer diagnosis in postmenopausal women. While in the current analyses, with longer follow-up, higher physical activity levels continued to be significantly associated with lower all-cause […]

What level of physical activity is helpful?

Via Peters

Share on PinterestWho does exercise benefit the most when it comes to cardiovascular disease risk? A new study investigates. Image credit: Kristian Buus/In Pictures via Getty Images Cardiovascular disease is an umbrella term for disorders that impact either the heart, blood vessels, or both. Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity has many benefits, […]