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Are there mental exercises that improve mental health?

Are there mental exercises that improve mental health?

Also: In the case of dementia, cognitive exercises like playing chess, doing crosswords and listening to classical music have been shown helpful. Other mental exercises like envisioning a potentially stressful situation and going though what you will do in your mind beforehand also can be helpful. Cognitive techniques that involve how you think about things also can work well for many problems. ...Read more

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Exercise (Definition)

Exercise is physical activity, such as walking, running, swimming, biking, ...Read more


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Can I still grow in height at the age of 20 if I start doing stretching exercises? I am 5'6 at the moment

Can I still grow in height at the age of 20 if I start doing stretching exercises? I am 5'6 at the moment

Unlikely: Growth does not depend on stretching, but depends on the growth plates at the ends of the long bones. If the growth plates are fused, no appreciable further growth will occur. If the growth plates have not fused, further growth is possible. Growth plates usually fuse (depending on the bone) at age 15-18. ...Read more

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What are the best exercises ti do after gbp to help skin to return to normal instead of sagging?

What are the best exercises ti do after gbp to  help skin to return to normal instead of sagging?

Exercise no help: Unfortunately exercise is of no help to get the skin to shrink back up. Whether or not it shrinks is dependent on your age and the amount of weight you have to lose as well as the quality of your skin. In a young person a compression type garment may help the skin shrink up some but the amount of shrinking is limited. ...Read more

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What is core stabilization exercises?

What is core stabilization exercises?

See below: I agree with all of the other doctors. The core exercises should be cornerstone of all exercise programs. Learn more about this type of exercise at www.therehabzone.com ...Read more

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What are quick and easy exercises I can do during work?

What are quick and easy exercises I can do during work?

Think "active": There are many ways to improve exercise and activity in during work. Some include: taking stairs, parking farther away, walking to your favorite lunch spot, walking to a co-worker instead of using the intercom, hand weights at your desk, stretching exercises when at your desk, or walking for exercise around your work during breaks or lunch. Just keep active! ...Read more

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Exercises suitable for those above 60 years.

Exercises suitable for those above 60 years.

Remember: There is no one size fits all answer to a question like this. It depends on your present fitness level, past exercise history and any underlying orthopedic and/or cardiopulmonary limitations. Some older patients still run marathons or lift heavy weights others really need to focus on low impact exercise like on a stationary cycle and yoga. ...Read more

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What are good fast easy exercises to do too loose some weight?

What are good fast easy exercises to do too loose some weight?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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I am really short for my age, is there any medications or exercises or anything to help me grow any taller?

I am really short for my age, is there any medications or exercises or anything to help me grow any taller?

Not likely: First, look at your genetic line. If you have a different physical stature than your family line then there could be a problem needing investigation. If you find that your stature is similar to your family then it is important to find you inside your stature. Most people would love to look over the crowd. Real people learn the answer to a good life is being at heart. First just compare. ...Read more

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Is it possible to enhance your cheekbones though facial exercises?

Is it possible to enhance your cheekbones though facial exercises?

No, I don't think so: Any exercises you do, might thicken the muscles of the face but would have no effect on the bones; rather with bigger muscles, the cheek bones may not be obvious any more. ...Read more

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Is it possible to improve vision naturally with exercises or other ways?

Is it possible to improve vision naturally with exercises or other ways?

Unfortunately, no: The eyes are basically video cameras. They have both a fixed lens (cornea) and a lens that can focus to some degree (lens). Eye exercises may strengthen the muscles that move the eyes themselves, but they have no effect on the focusing ability of the eyes - especially after the age of 45 when the lens of the eye hardens and becomes relatively immobile. ...Read more

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