The intricate process of eyesight plays a pivotal role in our daily lives. Visual problems can develop from a variety of factors including genetics, physical changes, and age. Most visual problems can be treated effectively with glasses or contact lenses, and there are some habits that can help maintain healthy eyes. Eating a healthy diet, exercising, and practicing healthy habits can make your eyes stronger and healthier.
Since its introduction on a national scale in the late 1980s, modern mammography has reduced the death rate from breast cancer by 30 percent, according to an article published in Health Physics. And thanks to advances in imaging technology, this lifesaving process has become increasingly accurate. (more…)
Occasionally, seasoned and beginning runners are required to take a hiatus from running due to pain, injuries or deconditioning. Runners often have to stop running due to issues with their hips, thighs, ankles, feet and shins. Continue Reading>>
Working out with equipment is not always practical in this fast-paced world. An effective method to get fit fast without equipment on the road — or at home — is with body-weight exercises. Body-weight exercises use the weight of your body instead of weights or machines to provide resistance to build muscles fast. Talk with your doctor before you begin a new exercise regimen. Continue reading →
Over the past 30 years, obesity in children and teens has increased rapidly. Currently more than 1 in 3 children and teenagers are either classified as overweight or obese, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue reading→
Swimming is fun and lifesaving sport and an excellent form of exercise. As a form of exercise, swimming has many advantages. According to the CDC, swimming works the lungs, heart, joints and the muscles of the whole body. It is fun fitness activity that is primarily a summer sport but can be extended to year-round, providing an indoor pool is accessible. Continue Reading→
Aging causes facial skin to lose its elasticity causing wrinkles. Commercial skin treatments and plastic surgery procedures claim to plump and tighten aging skin but at a cost. Continue Reading>>
The rhomboids major and minor work collaboratively with other muscles of the back and shoulder to pull shoulder blades together. By strengthening the rhomboids, you can improve your posture, decrease shoulder tension and lessen mid-back pain. Continue Reading>>
Strength exercises can help kids build healthy muscles. With an appropriately organized program, kids can advance their strength, endurance and performance. Usually, if the kid is ready to play organized sports, beginning strength exercises is safe.