Aging Well Exercise, Mental Stimulation, Social Activity

Exercise Pain in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Fibromyalgia vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Stay mentally active. Nurture rich social connections. Find things you enjoy doing and people you enjoy doing them with, scientists said at the annual Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Chicago. “We don’t know how to be old because old age is relatively young. It’s something new to us,” University of Illinois psychology Professor Elizabeth Stine-Morrow told a crowd, many of them middle-aged scientists, at a program Sunday on “The Science of Resilient Aging.” “A century ago, the average life span was 45 or 50 …
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Average Obese Woman Gets 1 Hour of Exercise a Year

By comparing two chronic pain populations, researchers are able to show that the different response between the ME/CFS/FMS group and healthy controls are not merely due to the presence of chronic pain. This was a fairly small study, but it and any further research it spawns could add to our understanding of this hallmark symptom of ME/CFS. (My assumption is that they included people who also had FMS because not all cases of ME/CFS involve significant pain.) Also, it shows that medication p90X3 workout may be able to help alleviate exercise-induced pain, at least in some. (However, paracetamol results in this study were not terribly impressive.) What does exercise do to your pain levels? Do you have ME/CFS alone or with FMS?
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The study defined “vigorous” exercise as activities that burn fat like jogging and jumping rope, but not sexual activity. According to Archer, who was at the University of South Carolina when the study was conducted, sex isn’t as much of a fat-burning activity as certain other kinds of exercise so it doesn’t qualify as vigorous. The researchers found that the average obese woman gets the equivalent of about one hour of exercise a year. For men, it’s 3.6 hours a year.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/news/20140220/average-obese-woman-gets-just-1-hour-of-exercise-a-year-study

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