Obesity, Depression, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Arthritis, Osteoporosis etc.
Common chronic diseases are among the leading causes of death in Australia and many other parts of the world. These conditions are primarily a result of physical inactivity. These chronic diseases include conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, arthritis, obesity, and osteoporosis. Regular exercise can help in symptom management and improvement of health. Regular activities such as aerobics can assist insulin in the body to effectively lower blood sugar level thereby managing diabetes. Physical activity is of importance in controlling weight through weight loss and a boost of energy.
In treatment and management of arthritis, exercises can help in the reduction of pain, as well as maintain the strength of the muscle in the affected joints, and reduction of joint stiffness. When you have depression, exercise may sound like the last thing you can think of doing… However, exercise can make a great difference, as it helps ease the symptoms of anxiety, improve your mood, gain confidence, take your mind away from worries and have social interactions. High blood pressure is another condition that can be managed by regular exercise. Physical activity helps in making the heart stronger, therefore, creating the ability to pump more blood with less effort. Regular exercise also helps prevent the rise of blood pleasure as you become older and maintain a healthy standard weight which is another way of controlling blood pressure.