Exercising Well with Fibromyalgia

Exercising Well with Fibromyalgia

If you or someone you care about has fibromyalgia, you know it can be one of the most frustrating illnesses around. The symptoms of widespread pain and tenderness that tend to come and go and move about the body mean you never know what will hurt next. The fatigue is...
Exercising Well with Asthma

Exercising Well with Asthma

Regular exercise has been shown to help reduce asthma episodes but exercise can also be a trigger for asthma. You may have had some scary experiences when you were physically active and that has made you a bit hesitant to exercise. Concerns about getting injured or...
Exercising Well with Type 2 Diabetes

Exercising Well with Type 2 Diabetes

Whether you have been told your blood sugars are too high or that you have diabetes, you’ve probably heard the advice to exercise regularly. That is easier said than done. Even if you know it is important, knowing what to do, how much is enough, and staying motivated...
Exercising Well with Depression

Exercising Well with Depression

The advice to exercise regularly to help with depression sounds great, in theory. Yet putting that advice into practice is another story. When you are feeling low, the last thing you want to do is move, even if you know you should.  This article provides practical,...
Exercising Well with High Blood Pressure

Exercising Well with High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been called a silent disease because there are often no apparent symptoms. This medical condition could be undetected for years and silently contribute to other medical conditions such as heart disease, stroke, and dementia. Even if you only...