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Everyday Medications You Probably Shouldn’t Take When You Exercise

Pain medications nd3000/Shutterstock What are they? There are two types of pain medications, also referred to as analgesics: acetaminophen (think Tylenol, etc.), which is alternative to aspirin for pain relief; and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, etc.). Ibuprofen treats pain as well as reduces swelling and inflammation. “Pain is a signal of something—usually tissue injury—so overuse of analgesics… Read More »

Here Is Another Reason To Exercise

An analysis of studies that followed that 544,000 people for an average of 12 years demonstrated that moderate to vigorous physical activity was associated with up to a 29 percent reduction in the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.   If you are looking for a good reason to begin an exercise program here it is.… Read More »