We have written on numerous occasions about the benefits of exercise for those with ADHD . Exercise helps to reduce impulsiveness and improve your ability to pay attention and focus. It helps improve your mood, lifts depression and reduces stress and anxiety. For those with ADHD, the benefits of exercise have been touted by a number of well known experts, including Dr. John Ratey and Dr. Peter Jaksa. If you have looked into ADHD, read books about it or spoken to your doctor about natural ways to help control symptoms, you probably already know that exercise helps. ADHD aside, we all know that regular exercise helps keep us healthy.
Why You Don’t Exercise Even Though You Know You Should
If knowing something is good for you was enough to make us participate in a healthier lifestyle, we would all exercise, eat only well-balanced meals with plenty of whole-grains, fruits and vegetables. No one would smoke or drink too much. Each of us would take care to care for our bod...
It’s now both proven and accepted that long-term stress has damaging effects on our health, yet the effects of midlife stress into old age are just beginning to surface.
By the time people reach their midlife it often becomes increasingly clear what their career limitations are. They find it harder to change career or even to slide across to other companies in the same or similar roles. There’s also a good chance they are in a position of some responsibility, along with all the stress that comes with the job. Looking forward to retirement, or even early retirement, may seem a way to leave all the stress behind, but is it really that simple?
Depending on the survey you consult, estimates of perceived work-related stress vary anywhere from 30 to nearly 60 percent of the working population at any given time. Over the past few years, research into mild or moderate work-stress during middle age, shows an increased likelihood of disability in old age.
I like to be honest about things, especially about any of my multiple sclerosis symptoms. I used to stress out and hide problems from people because my MS symptoms are kind of weird: tingling, numbness, weakness, trouble remembering things, and occasional trouble swallowing (to name just a few). I hid a couple of my BIGGEST symptoms for a long time because they're pretty much embarrassing: bladder and bowel urgencies and sporadic incontinence. Only several of my family members and close friends initially knew about my issues.
Before I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, I had many typical symptoms that led doctors to conclude that I had "probable MS." A wait-and-see approach was taken because I didn't have severe symptoms early on. This was particularly true about my bladder and bowel issues: I knew I needed to urinate frequently and my bowel issues were yet to manifest themselves, so nothing proved to be definite and I just plugg...
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