Tag Archives: Heart disease

Exercise rivals Medication for Heart Disease.

Exercise can be as good a medicine as pills for people with conditions such as heart disease, a study has found. Doing exercise regularly: Can reduce your risk of major illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer by … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Stress Reduction And Healing by Jon Kabbat-Zinn

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses are available in Glasgow, please follow these links: http://ksdglasgow.org.uk/index/8-week-mindfulness-training http://www.mindfullybeing.co.uk http://www.mindfulnesstoday.co.uk/courses.php

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Intermittent Fasting by Emma Young

For a healthier body and mind, forget food fads and try the age-old practice of going without. THERE’S a fuzz in my brain and an ache in my gut. My legs are leaden and my eyesight is blurry. But I … Continue reading

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Beta-Blockers don’t appear to Work

They have treated heart disease for 40 years, but it now seems that beta blockers don’t work. What went wrong? IT IS very rare for new evidence to question or even negate the utility of a well-established class of drugs. … Continue reading

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Exercise – Probably the best Medicine of all

From dementia and diabetes to high blood pressure – no pill protects us against ill health like exercise does. A plethora of recent studies shows that exercise protects us from heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, obesity, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and depression. … Continue reading

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Michael Mosley on intermittent Fasting

Scientists are uncovering evidence that short periods of fasting, if properly controlled, could achieve a number of health benefits, as well as potentially helping the overweight, as Michael Mosley discovered. I’d always thought of fasting as something unpleasant, with no … Continue reading

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Extreme Exercise and Heart Disease

Extreme exercise such as marathons may permanently damage the heart and trigger rhythm abnormalities, warn researchers. They say the safe ‘upper limit’ for heart health is a maximum of an hour a day – after which there is little benefit to … Continue reading

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