Health Definitions

Exercise: Regular exercise is a key factor in losing weight and maintaining that weight loss. If you have not exercised in a while, start exercising at a moderate level, 3 to 5 time as week. Your long term goal should be to reach a level of 30 minutes of intense exercise daily. Example of moderate intensity exercise include brisk walking, bicycling, swimming and aerobics classes.
Anaphylaxis : Food is generally the most common cause of anaphylaxis. Common food triggers include nuts, shellfish (shrimp, lobster), dairy products, egg whites, and sesame seeds wasp or bee stings can also cause anaphylaxis in some people. Additionally, exercise can trigger anaphylaxis if the activity occurs after eating allergy provoking food, pollen and other inhaled allergens rarely cause anaphylaxis.
Treatment for Depression : For mild or moderate depression treatment with psychotherapy is usually effective. Psychotherapy is the process of treating psychological disorders through discussion and dialogue with a mental health provider. More severe depression is usually treated with antidepressant medications for 9 months to1 year, sometimes in combination with psychotherapy also.
Pneumonia vaccination: Pneumonia vaccine important for diabetics. Researchers from Denmark say that they have strong evidence that diabetes is associated with a 25 percent to 75 percent increase in the relative risk of hospitalization   due to pneumonia. They strongly recommend taking prevenar vaccine which is a vaccine helps to decrease the incidence of pneumonia.
BMI : Body Mass Index (BMI) is a numerical calculations that measures and individuals weight in relation to his height, and can be used to indicate if you are underweight, overweight or normal. Research has identified the health risks associated with a wide range of BMIs (both high and low values). A person  is said to be overweight when his BMI is between 25 and 29.9 and obese when his BMI is 30 or higher.
Depression and Health : Depression and stress can take a toll on your health. If you are depressed, getting treatment may help prevent some you from developing other health problems. One study found that women who were depressed had double the risk of sudden cardiac death than women who weren't. Getting treatment may help lessen health risks.
Spinning : Spinning is a newer form of aerobic exercise that takes place on a specially designed stationary bicycle called spinning bike. Spinning classed include several people led by an instructor who leads you through several changes in pace and tension. Sometimes pedaling fast or increasing the tension and pedaling slow. Spinning trims the thighs and can burn up to 600 calories an hour if you can keep up.


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