Health and Fitness

Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. It is performed for various reasons including strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system, honing athletic skills, weight loss or maintenance, as well as for the purpose of enjoyment. Frequent and regular physical exercise boosts the immune system, and helps prevent the "diseases of affluence" such as heart disease, cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and obesity. It also improves mental health, helps prevent depression, helps to promote or maintain positive self esteem, and can even augment an individual's sex appeal or body image, which is also found to be linked with higher levels of self esteem. Childhood obesity is a growing global concern and physical exercise may help decrease some of the effects of childhood and adult obesity. Health care providers often call exercise the "miracle" or "wonder" drug—alluding to the wide variety of proven benefits...
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Shravs P commented on the blog by Ritu Awasthi
on Jul 29, 2014 , 02:37 pm
Ritu Awasthi - Weight loss not the key to self esteem!
Okay now this is something that I keep hearing from ‘fat friends’ around who have been trying hard to shed some extra kilos – “Only if I look good and am not over weight, I can be confident and it would boost my self-esteem.’ Somehow I have never been able to come to terms with this strange correlation between weight and self-esteem. Why there exists this notion that only if you have that hour glass figure, you can enjoy great sense of worth? Are you trying to say that people who more »
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Chris Jerico commented on the discussion by oscara lisia
on Jul 23, 2014 , 01:04 pm
oscara lisia - Try No2 Extreme Surge
Every one want to know what is the best thing that they can use for their good health and fitness without any harm this product is best in gaining muscles and health.  http://no2extremesurgeaustralia.com more »
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Monu Kumar commented on the blog by Dr K K Aggarwal
on Jul 11, 2014 , 08:50 am
Dr K K Aggarwal - Differentiate Different types of Fever
 1.  If a patient comes with fever with chills and rigors, think of Malaria in north and filarial in Vidarbha region in India. 2.  In Malaria Chills are in the afternoon and in Filaria chills are in the evening.3. Fever with joint pains on extension often is due to Chikungunya (flexion improves the pain)4. Think of dengue if there is fever with itching, rash and periorbital pain.5. In presence of fever with single chills think of pneumonia.6. Fever with sore throat, no cough, no nasal discha more »
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Monu Kumar
Monu Kumar commented on the blog by Dr K K Aggarwal
on Jul 11, 2014 , 08:47 am
Dr K K Aggarwal - Can One Combine Allopathy with Ayurveda?
Combining eastern philosophy with the western technology: This concept is based on ancient eastern philosophy spread internationally by the new age guru Dr. Deepak Chopra. It deals with health not merely on physical grounds but also on mental, social, spiritual and environmental aspects.  The concept is the first attempt in integrating western technology with eastern thoughts.Health is not merely absence of disease but a state of physical, mental, social, spiritual and environmental well-being. more »
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