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10 Health Problems You Can Treat With Exercise

Exercising is not only for gaining muscle or loosing weight, if you doit the right way you can treat or slow down some health problems. 1.Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis causes pain and inflammation around your joints due to the wearing away of cartilage, which protects your joints. But don't let the pain deter you from exercising. For one, staying active helps you lose weight, which reduces stress on painful joints. And, as with other forms of pain, exercise, particularly strength training, strengthens muscles around those painful joints so the muscles can relieve some of the pressure being placed on them. Finally, Dr. Metzl writes, inactivity can cause cartilage to atrophy, exacerbating an already painful problem. Best exercises: Weight-bearing cardio exercises, such as...

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