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How Your Calf Muscles Could Be The Indicator of Your Alzheimer’s Disease
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How Your Calf Muscles Could Be The Indicator of Your Alzheimer’s Disease

What’s the relationship between your calves and your brain? A diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease can be hard to swallow. But what if there was an indication of cognitive decline that could help you prevent these conditions?  Recent studies have shown that leg strength has a direct relationship to…

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If You Can Do This Simple Test In 60 Seconds, Your Heart Is in Good Shape
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If You Can Do This Simple Test In 60 Seconds, Your Heart Is in Good Shape

Often times when measuring heart health, we are encouraged to seek a medical professional and perform expensive tests.  However, a new study highlighted by the European Society of Cardiology has found a simple and inexpensive way to assess heart health (1). Dr. Jesus Peteiro from the University Hospital A Coruna,…

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5-Minute Breathing Exercise Lowers Blood Pressure as Much as Meds
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5-Minute Breathing Exercise Lowers Blood Pressure as Much as Meds

5 minutes is just the time it takes to take 30 deep breaths.  This simple time-efficient strength training exercise for breathing muscles can help lower blood pressure and improve vascular health.  High-Resistance Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training is a method known as IMST.  It’s a form of breathing muscle strength training…