Health News - Sports Medicine

What are the best ways to lose leg fat?
Wanting to lose fat around the legs is a common fitness goal for many people. Exercises that tone the leg muscles, along with lifestyle changes to lose weight, can help people achieve this. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Exercise after the age of 60 may prevent heart disease, stroke
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Depression: 35 extra minutes of exercise daily slashes risk
New research finds that both high and low intensity physical activity can help offset a genetic predisposition to developing depression. (Medical News Today)

How to treat hip osteoarthritis
Hip osteoarthritis can be a painful and debilitating condition. This article explains the various treatment options for hip osteoarthritis. (Medical News Today)

What to know about shoulder impingement
Shoulder impingement is a painful problem that occurs due to the overuse of this joint. Learn about the common symptoms and treatment of shoulder impingement here. (Medical News Today)

Swedish massage vs. deep tissue massage: What's the difference?
Swedish massage and deep tissue massage are two popular forms of massage therapy. Read on to learn about their differences and intended uses. (Medical News Today)

How heavy lifting at work affects cardiovascular health
New research investigates the effects of different types of physical activity on cardiovascular health, showing the impact of strenuous exertion at work. (Medical News Today)

Exercise levels predict lifespan better than smoking, medical history
According to new research, physical activity levels may be the most accurate way to predict the risk of mortality among older adults. (Medical News Today)

10 exercises for a pinched nerve in the neck
A pinched nerve in the neck can cause pain, numbness, and tingling. In this article, learn about 10 exercises and stretches that can relieve these symptoms. (Medical News Today)

What can cause shoulder cracking or popping?
A shoulder can crack or pop for many reasons, ranging from injuries to chronic conditions. Learn more about the causes here, along with when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

Hip external rotation: Stretches, exercises, and more
The external rotation of the hip helps people get into cars, pitch baseballs, and do a variety of other activities. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Causes and treatments for burning in the knee
Burning pain in the knee can occur as a result of an injury or strain. Learn about the various causes and treatment options, as well as when to see a doctor, here. (Medical News Today)

Running, no matter how little, is linked to 27% lower death risk
Running, even infrequently and for short periods, is associated with a significantly lower risk of death from all causes, a new review suggests. (Medical News Today)

What to know about headaches after exercise
There are many possible causes to a headache after exercise, from simple things like dehydration, to possibly more complex medical issues. Read this article to find out about the possible causes, treatment, and prevention. (Medical News Today)

Should you work out when you are sick?
Although working out while sick may not sound enjoyable, it can be a way to alleviate mild symptoms. Learn about the benefits and risks of working out while sick here. (Medical News Today)

Butt sweat: Why it happens and how to get rid of it
Butt sweat can happen in various situations, such as while exercising. Keeping the area clean and wearing different clothes can help resolve and prevent it. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Should you work out when sore?
People may sometimes experience muscle soreness during or after exercise. Read on to find out the causes of this muscle soreness and how to continue working out when feeling sore. (Medical News Today)

What causes dizziness after a workout?
Feeling dizzy after a workout is sometimes a sign that a person has overexerted themselves, is dehydrated, or has low blood pressure. Learn more about these and other causes in this article. (Medical News Today)

What to know about caffeine pills
Many people take caffeine pills as a way to boost short term energy and focus when they are working or studying. But do they work and are they safe? Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

The best stretches for runners
Running works many leg muscles and also puts a strain on the knees and back. Learn about 10 stretches that can help keep runners performing well in this article. (Medical News Today)

Exercising before breakfast may be most healthful choice
In a new study, people with overweight or obesity who worked out before eating breakfast burned more fat and saw overall health benefits. (Medical News Today)

Cancer care: Are personalized exercise prescriptions the future?
In a series of recent papers, a group of scientists outlines the importance of exercise for individuals with cancer and those who have survived cancer. (Medical News Today)

Natural treatments and diet for fibroids
Natural treatments may help relieve the symptoms of uterine fibroids, though there is little research that they are effective. In this article, we discuss the evidence behind diets, herbal remedies, and lifestyle changes for fibroids. (Medical News Today)

How long is the ideal nap?
The best nap duration varies from person to person, but experts tend to agree that 20 minutes is ideal. Learn more about how long naps should be in this article. (Medical News Today)

What happens when a person takes too much zinc?
Too much zinc can be harmful and may result in symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, and headaches. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of zinc toxicity here. (Medical News Today)

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