Monday, September 6, 2010

Exercise as Medicine

Exercise is a medicine that can prevent or treat many disabling or fatal diseases..heart disease,cancer,stroke,hypertension,chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD),diabetes and osteoporosis.Evidence-Based studies have found that exercise is highly effective as treatment and prevention fot those these diseases as well for health enhancement.


Exercise brings health,Lack of exercise promotes disease.Exercise stimulates blood flow- i.e increase blood circulation Good health depends on good circulation.Impaired circulation is linked to conditions raging from heart disease and stroke to poor resistance and infection.

Exercise also stimulates,to due growth in muscle and bone,which benefits both young and old.As we age ,we lose muscle and bone mass and may develop problems in our muscles,joint and bones,such as Back Pain,Osteoarthritis or osteoporosis,reduce symptoms of depression,control body weight,improve musculoskeletal health condition such as lower back pain,osteoporosis and falls,as well as on obesity,depression,anxiety and stress,have been reported in number of studies(Nutrition Action Health letter, Dec 2008).

" From the top of your head to the bottom of your toes,bring physically active is the stimulus that gets most organs in the body to work at thier best" ...