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    Women facing fertility issues still have options through IVF

    As the typical family is changing, women are choosing to have children later in life, when they are financially stable and can be sure that they can give their children the best life possible. Or it could just be that a same sex couple, or single mother have need of assistance. Either way, it can mean that becoming pregnant is not so easy and the new motherhood requires a little help from a fertility clinic. Struggling with fertility issues does not need to be the end of the dream of having a family of your own. There are many things that can be done depending on each person’s individual circumstances..…

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    Hair transplant in Turkey: 10 reasons to choose to travel to this country

    Losing your hair can be a fact of life, but it doesn’t have to last forever. It is now becoming more and more common for people to look to cosmetic procedures to change aspects of their physical appearance, and hair loss is one of them. There are many reasons to travel to Turkey for the treatments, as described by movieclose, but here is a summary of the top 10 reasons almost 60,000 people every year are choosing Turkey as the place to go. Hair transplants actually work permanently Over the years there have been so many treatments available for hair loss that simply give false hope. Once hair loss has…

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    Benefits of Swimming for the Brain

    As is well known, water is vital for human survival, but not only its consumption is the cause of all the benefits it brings us. Swimming is a fundamental complement to unleash both physical and mental improvements. This practice has always been part of our history, because far from the sporting activity, the control of water has been the great challenge pursued by ancient civilizations. For example, in Greece and Rome swimming was part of military training and also granted a social distinction between the rest of the population. For the Egyptians, swimming was part of education. In fact, these reflected the importance on the knowledge of the therapeutic properties…

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    Anabolic: this is how the body pays for the artificial search for results

    We have all heard stories about the consumption of anabolic by “obsessed” loads and the gym. Its consumption is not general, but it is widespread enough to deserve our attention and that we dedicate this article to it. We have asked one of the greatest specialists in sports medicine and doping, Franchek Drobnic, who directs the research group of the Sant Cugat del Vallés High Performance Centre, collaborates with the medical services of FC Barcelona and is a member of the therapeutic use exemption committee of the Spanish Anti-Doping Agency (AEPSAD), about the risks of consuming anabolic agents. What are anabolic agents? First of all, it is important to clarify…

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    How nordic walking is helping women with breast cancer

    Can we improve our physical condition and health with recreational activities other than sports, as we traditionally understand them? Nordic walking is one of the fastest growing forms of outdoor physical activity. It is used in the prescription of rehabilitation and health improvement programmes as a vector of prevention, treatment or recovery in different pathologies, as well as in the field of sports performance and competition. In this article we are going to talk to you in depth about this discipline. What is nordic walking? It consists of adding the active use of a pair of walking sticks specially designed to adapt to the natural way of walking, helping to…

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    Playing golf reduces risk of heart disease and stroke

    Golf could make you live longer and become a great ally for your health, as it has been observed to help reduce the risk of heart problems and strokes, such as stroke. This has been confirmed in an International Consensus on Golf and Health which, in the days leading up to the Ryder Cup, has brought together a large number of experts in the field to address the impact of this type of sport on the welfare of people who practice it. The statement is based on a review of 342 studies and discussions by a group of 25 experts in health and health policy. From all this 79 statements…

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    Doing Yoga Improves Physical and Psychological Symptoms of Arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that conditions the life of those who suffer from it, since the inflammation it causes in the joints can lead to physical disability as well as psychiatric comorbidity. A recent study has found that these physical and psychological symptoms could improve with the usual practice of yoga. The research, published in the journal Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, was carried out by a team from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) (in New Delhi, India), and involved 72 patients with active rheumatoid arthritis, who were divided into two groups; one who practiced about two hours of yoga five days a week and for eight…

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    The importance of drinking enough water

    How many times have you heard or read the recommendation to drink a minimum of two litres 1 day of water, for health reasons? 0 that using thirst to control your fluid intake habits is not adequate to keep you properly hydrated? 0 that caffeinated beverages such as sodas and coffee can cause dehydration? 0 that the use of thirst to control your fluid intake habits is not adequate to keep you properly hydrated? 0 that caffeinated beverages such as sodas and coffee can cause dehydration? 0 that the use of thirst to control your fluid intake habits is not adequate to keep you properly hydrated? 0 that caffeinated beverages…

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    Am I fat? Am I obese? Should I lose weight?

    Obesity is the state in which the individual presents an amount of body fat far above what is considered acceptable as normal for a normal physiological man-woman. Definitely, as I have mentioned in previous articles, to be healthy you don’t need to look too thin. It is important, in order to be healthy, to feel good, both physically and mentally. The most important thing about being at a normal weight is not looking a certain way, but feeling good and staying healthy. Having too much body fat is harmful to the body for many reasons. Being obese is not the same as being overweight. An obese person not only has…

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    Precautions if you are going to be dominated at home

    The dominated exercises are one of the most complete exercises that exist. To do them, you just have to leave your body suspended while you are subject to a bar, and finally lift it by flexing your arms upwards. This modality also exercises a multitude of muscles of the body such as, for example, the trapeze, the biceps and the pectorals, always depending on the type of grip (neutral, prone or supine). Another positive aspect of this exercise is that it can be done quickly and easily anywhere. In fact, many people decide to practice them at home when they barely have time to go to the gym. If this…