Dementia can be delayed, research now shows. World Health Organisation reports one new case of dementia every 4 seconds. Walking as little as one km a day can help. An app for your phone can help motivate you to get off the couch.and track your walking activity. It provides easy-to-read measurements and records your important feedback to questionnaires.
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Although there is no cure for arthritis, there are many ways to help manage the symptoms. Arthritis New Zealand works to help people learn self management techniques to ease the pain and stiffness and reduce the likelihood of it progressing.
Prolonged sitting, a new study has found, may contribute to the risk of depression. For some time we have known that spending less time in your chair can lower your risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes but now this new research has found that reducing sitting time may also lessen feelings of […]
Movement helps relieve pain Move, move, move is the advice so often given to those suffering with arthritis. And diabetes organizations have long advised us to keep moving. Exercise for at least thirty minutes a day, we are often told. Although aerobic activity such as walking, cycling or swimming is a key part of any […]
If you have a balance problem that is not tied to illness, medication or some other specific cause, simple exercises can help preserve, and perhaps improve, your balance. Avoid the Perils of Freefall “You put in three or four days a week of cardiovascular work, squeeze in two sessions of strength training, even find time […]