Monthly Archives: August 2015

Sleep Deprivation and Dleep Apnea & Health

Sleep deprivation and sleep apnea both bad for the he Both sleep deprivation and sleep apnea have been linked to a higher risk of heart disease. Inadequate or poor quality sleep can increase the risk of heart disease in due … Continue reading

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Low Cost Clinical Fitness Tests

Low Cost Clinical Fitness Tests 6-minute walk test: If you can’t walk six minutes at a comfortable pace, your cardio fitness needs attention: You are in the risk zone if you walk less than 350 yards (for men and women). … Continue reading

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Obesity – A Growing Epidemic

Over 30% of the Indian population including children are found to be suffering from potbelly or abdominal obesity. The incidence of metabolic syndrome, characterized by abdominal obesity, high triglyceride, low good cholesterol, high blood pressure and high blood sugar is … Continue reading

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COFFEE & HEALTH

Regular caffeinated coffee intake may be associated with significantly reduced cancer recurrence and improved survival in patients with stage 3 colon cancer, suggests new research published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Researchers noted that consuming four or more cups … Continue reading

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Normal Aging Changes

The heart rate shows less variability. There is altered circadian pattern (24–hour cycle of the body). There is a delayed response of bone marrow to loss of blood or hypoxia (reduced oxygen). The function of the white blood cells is … Continue reading

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