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Medical News Today: How does exercise support health later in life?

New research shows that older adults who exercise regularly can perform everyday tasks more easily and gain independence. Swimming is a great way to stay fit in older age. Insufficient physical activity causes around 3.2 million deaths worldwide each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). These declining levels of physical activity may be… Read More »

Can exercise cause hearing loss or tinnitus?

There is no denying that exercise is beneficial to the body and mind. But if a bustling gym is your favorite place to work out, be careful — heavy exertion paired with loud music can lead to hearing loss or tinnitus.  Weightlifting and hearing damage Holding your breath and straining whilelifting weights can damage your inner ears.Loud music and… Read More »

The Exercise Hormone Irisin May Help Protect Against Alzheimer’s

According to a study, exercise produces the irisin hormone that could help in improving memory and protecting against Alzheimer’s. It’s known that physical activity improves memory, and research has suggested that it could also help to reduce Alzheimer’s risk.[1] The irisin hormone that’s released into circulation when performing physical activity was discovered by scientists several… Read More »