"Getting Physical" May Be the Solution to Your Health Issues

Wondering why you are so tired? Ask Yourself: When was the last time you exercised?

Diet and exercise are quite possibly the two most important factors for maintaining a healthy body and mind. Regular exercise, along with a multitude of other benefits, improves brain function, elevates mood, increases energy levels and reduces risk of disease.

Exercise is one of the fundamental plans of action in preventative and natural medicine. Being physically active can help protect against various diseases such as: heart attack, stroke, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, breast cancer and colon cancer. Regarding the effects of exercise on the brain; it stimulates brain plasticity, helps release important hormones such as norepinephrine and serotonin, and greatly improves cognitive function.

Studies have shown that only six weeks of regular exercise can be highly effective in reducing symptoms of fatigue. Exercise is one of the most effective methods for attaining health and happiness! So how do you get into regular exercising?

Even a small amount of activity is worth it and is beneficial for mind and body health. Research shows that it takes around 21 days to form a habit. Setting goals and showing up for them, even if it takes multiple attempts, will help create healthy habits that get easier over time. Start small and reward yourself when you succeed! Find out what works best for your exercise needs. Exercising in a class or with a friend can help create accountability, which is helpful for ultimate success.

Some exercises to get you moving! Yoga and stretching are excellent for full body wellness. Yin yoga is a type of restorative yoga that focuses on stressing the connective tissue to increase flexibility and circulation. Other types of yoga can be more aerobic and active, strengthening muscles, joints and bones while increasing blood flow. Some types of yoga are also helpful for developing more awareness around conscious, diaphragmatic breathing. Deep breathing has been shown to be excellent for combating symptoms of stress. When deep breathing occurs, the vagus nerve communicates with the parasympathetic nervous system that the body is ok and can relax.

Pilates is another great type of exercise to try. Pilates focuses on building muscle strength (especially in the core), improving flexibility and maintaining muscle balance. There have been many studies that show the benefits of high intensity interval training as a very effective method of exercise. 15 minutes of this type of exercise roughly equates an hour of jogging and no equipment is needed.

How can exercise improve my breast Thermography report? Lymphatic congestion is a very common breast Thermography report finding that affects overall breast health. The lymphatic system is essentially the body’s filtration and waste removal method. There are various ways to help stimulate the lymphatic system and exercising is one of them. 15-20 minutes of activity every day gets lymphatic fluid moving and prevents congestion from occurring. Movements that include bouncing or hopping are especially effective as they cause the lymphatic valves to become activated.

Besides assisting lymphatic activity, exercise also helps regulate hormones, promotes a healthy immune system and supports weight loss. All of these benefits are vital for supporting healthy breasts and a healthy body!

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