Posts Tagged ‘ diabetes ’

The perils of Prolonged Sitting

September 30, 2014
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Last week 60 Minutes ran a story on the perils of prolonged sitting. For a long time I’ve been a firm believer that the length of time you spend sitting is a lot more important then the position you sit in. This is true for musculoskeletal conditions like back pain, neck pain and headaches, but now we’re seeing that this…

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Healthy Bones Healthy Body

July 27, 2010
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Two questions I am routinely asked are whether the fundamental principles of Osteopathy have ever been proven scientifically (ok, I made that up), and whether I can do a treatment that will help people lose weight (I didn’t make that one up, I work in the Eastern Suburbs after all). A new article in Scientific American will…

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Exercise intensity linked to lower blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes

February 15, 2009
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Hot on the heels of my previous review on the findings that higher intensity exercise training “generated significant reductions in abdominal fat levels” come the findings that it also helps reduce hypertension, lowers cholesterol, and diabetes. The results really were quite overwhelming. There was no doubt that the harder you train the more benefits you…

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