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Ergonomic - How to Avoid Typing Injuries

(August 13, 2008)  Because people are using computers more and more in the last several years, doctors are seeing more and more people who are coming into their offices with typing injuries. There are a number of injuries that can occur. Some of the most common as well as some of the remedies for them are listed ..

To Keep From Falling - A Study

(December 04, 2007)  There have been several studies on physical improvement in adults, specifically building muscle control for balance. The CLU Dept. of Exercise Science and Medicine held a study to test a certain at-home exercise regimen. The seniors who participated in this study were an average of 81 years old. ..

Six Exercise Tips For Avoiding Injury And Creating Better Ba ...

(December 04, 2007)  Exercise is vital for a long and healthy life, but, believe it or not there are a lot of wrong ways to exercise which can actually do you more harm than good. One of the mistakes people commonly make is training with a group (whether he or she is involved in running, aerobics, yoga, or whatever) ..

Common Injuries - Treating Shin Splints

(December 04, 2007)  First of all, how do you recognize shin splints? Here is the answer: there will be a persistent aching, throbbing, or tenderness of the lower leg. The pain often starts as you begin your run or workout, and then returns afterwards, fading in between. Second, the most common error runners when shin ..

Low Sweat Production - The How's and Why's

(July 09, 2007)  There are differences between the sweat produced in low production and the sweat produced in high production – and these are differences not only in composition but also in absorption. A persons’ body, even in a complete state of rest and even in a cool atmosphere will (though sometimes in ..

Back Exercises to Help Relieve Back Pain

(July 09, 2007)  Sometimes, when someone hurts his or her back, he or she has a regular problem with back pain in general, or even if he or she completely throw their back out, as they say, rest can be very important. Nonetheless, movement is only going to be more difficult if the muscles are too stiffened by lack ..

US Health Care System - Only For the Healthy and Wealthy?

(July 09, 2007)  There may not be many ways around the poor-at-best health care system established in this country today. This is an unfortunate, but true fact. Nonetheless, there are ways to improve your overall health. You can try your best to “beat the system, ” so to speak by maintaining your ..

Sweat Glands - Why We Sweat When We Exercise

(July 09, 2007)  I love my daily workouts, I love to shop for exercise equipment, and I have a great time getting sweaty. This is because I know I am doing a good thing for my entire body, my mentality and, my overall quality of life. Nonetheless, showering on a regular basis (which you usually will end up doing ..

How Sweat Is Made

(July 09, 2007)  You will notice that you are sweating the most at certain times as opposed to other times. This is because of the effect of specific, yet various stimuli upon the sympathetic nervous system. However, it has brought the question to many minds: why and how can so many different kinds of stimuli ..

High Sweat Production - What You Need to Know

(July 09, 2007)  A lot of sweat makes it to the surface of the skin so there is, of course, not a lot of time to reabsorb what is expelled. The potassium secreted is about twenty percent higher when you are sweating harder, and more excessively. In addition, it contains about half of the amount of sodium and ..

Exercise: Are You Doing Too Much Or Too Little?

(July 08, 2007)  Exercise is directly linked to nutrition, of course, because when you exercise you burn carbohydrates, use proteins, and burn calories, as well as sweating out water and other nutrients which must be replenished. It is pretty ironic, actually. No matter how much it is recommended, you really can ..

What Is Hyponatremia?

(June 28, 2007)  Believe it or not, severe hyponatremia (or, water intoxication) can be fatal, it causes an imbalance of electrolytes that are essential for transporting water through the body as well as regulates nerves and major organs. The condition must be addressed immediately. Although many people (especially .

The Early Signs Of Hyponatremia

(June 28, 2007)  Pay attention to your body, because it will warn you if you are dehydrated – and it will also tell you when your body is getting too much water. You will begin to experience nausea, vomiting, general weakness, lethargy, and body aches. Especially if you are an athlete, these symptoms will ..

Great Relaxation Techniques For You

(May 28, 2007)  Relaxation is very important for anyone and everyone. No exaggeration. But especially for people who suffer because (for any number of reasons) he or she is unable to relax, learning good, effective relaxation methods is very important. Stress that is continuous and extreme can present in a number ..

Athletes and Dizziness - Common Complaints and What Doctors ...

(May 24, 2007)  In cases of athletic dizziness, when the symptoms are moderate to severe, the athlete will seek the advice of a physician. Most of these conditions are not going to be too serious. Benign or no, athlete’s dizziness can interfere with a person's exercise program. Some of the time, altering the .

Did You Know That Sweat Can Spread Hepatitis?

(May 24, 2007)  This information is very important for certain individuals to digest. And sometimes this is also an extremely unfortunate circumstance for someone to find him or her self in. Knowing that you can spread or catch hepatitis through sweat can cause a need for a complete alteration of someone's ..

Pump it! Hump it! Is Your Exercise Making You Hot?

(April 30, 2007)  There are two specific goals very important for many women: these are feeling sexy, and looking the way that she really wants to look. Both of these goals can be achieved with ease when you do striptease dance and / or aerobics workouts. It does not even feel like exercise. It is, for many people ..

Breastfeeding and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

(April 30, 2007)  It is, as they say, a “vicious cycle” that some people go through. Nonetheless, the fact is that, unprotected, casual sexual relations can cause problems for the baby even if the mother does not contract a sexually transmitted disease. When someone becomes depressed because of the ..

Healthy Hair - The Nutrients You Need

(March 08, 2007)  Sometimes, even when you have grown your hair especially for the purpose of selling it to a certain wig – making company or donating it to charity, your hair will be rejected as unsuitable for wig – making. This happens when hair is too thin, damaged or unhealthy to be made into a wig that will .

What to Know about Dry Oxygen

(March 01, 2007)  Virtually always, if your doctor recommends dry oxygen as opposed to other kinds of home oxygen equipment, he or she will also recommend that you use a humidifier. As a matter of fact, it is essential to have more than one humidifier when you use dry oxygen. The reason for this is that without a ..

A Great Workout For You May Be The BOSU BOSU!

(March 01, 2007)  It has been said that the BOSU exercise device could potentially be the new and improved step / aerobics method. There are classes, VHS tapes and DVDs available, as well as the BOSU apparatus itself for you if you want to give BOSU BOSU a try. You can take classes at home or in many gyms that vary ..

International Dance Classes: Culture and Fun for Everyone

(March 01, 2007)  Dancing is a traditional part of countless cultures throughout history. For example: just looking at American culture there seems to be a culture of dancing specific to just about every generation. The dancing of Americans has undergone an evolution of sorts, whereas in many cultures the traditions .

I Am Sick, But How Do I Know If I Am Contagious?

(February 25, 2007)  Many people really feel as though they can not miss work unless they absolutely have to because of the necessity of their hourly income. Others would simply prefer not to stay in bed all day – but are still concerned about getting other people sick – especially if he or she works with children. .

General Information about Oxygen Equipment: What You Want to ...

(February 25, 2007)  If you have a condition that causes oxygen depravation, you have most likely have been put on some form of medical oxygen by your physician, and/or specialist. Your condition, be it asthma, lung cancer, emphysema or anything else, is treated based on your age, medical history, and other kinds of ..

General Information About Dancing for Exercise

(February 25, 2007)  Have you ever thought of dancing for exercise? Many options are available to specific to people of all skill levels. General classes for people of all different skill levels combined are also not difficult to find. There are people who just want to dance to the music they like and get some exercise .


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