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 […]

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, […]