By The National Institutes of Health There are lots of fun and simple ways to build exercise into your daily routine. Find ideas for activities to do with your family and ways to stay active in all four seasons. Family Activities to Help You Get Exercise Being physically active with your family is a great … Continue reading Fun Ways for Older Adults to Stay Physically Active
We all know how important it is to get regular exercise for ourselves, but it’s especially important for our kids. Exercise for kids has many benefits that include weight management and a healthy mental attitude. Find out how much exercise your kids need to grow up strong. Benefits of exercise for kids With childhood obesity … Continue reading Exercise for kids and its benefits
By the American Lung Association The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. Our work is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; champion clean air for all; improve the quality of life for those with … Continue reading The Link between Asthma and Weight
BY JSB Conference The recent study published in the European Respiratory Journal shows that fats get deposited in the air-walls of lungs. The accumulation of fat in air-walls can cause artery plague leading to clogging vessels and cardiac arrest. This has also raised the concern of a higher risk to develop asthma. Researchers are exploring … Continue reading How is Asthma Correlated to Obesity?
Overweight and obesity in childhood (including adolescence) is associated with serious physiological, psychological, and social consequences, as listed below. Many of these consequences manifest during childhood, others later in life. Of great concern is that children who are overweight or obese are also more likely to be overweight or obese as adults (Freedman et al., … Continue reading Consequences of Childhood Obesity
The immediate cause of sudden cardiac arrest is usually an abnormality in the heart rhythm (arrhythmia), which is the result of a problem with the heart’s electrical system. Unlike other muscles in the body, which rely on nerve connections to receive electrical stimulation to function, the heart has its own electrical stimulator. Interruptions in the … Continue reading How To Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest
You may have had a heart attack and not know. The reason is because the typical symptoms of a heart attack are often so ordinary and insignificant, they are often missed. The classic symptoms include feelings of pressure, pain, fullness, and squeezing in the chest. There may also be pain in the arms, shoulders, neck, … Continue reading Cardiac Arrest – A Silent Killer