You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
You've heard that it's possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics and disease can work against even the best of healthy habits. When fractures, sprains, and the wear and tear of daily life get to your bones and joints, you need to know when to take action and the best way to take care of yourself.
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
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Ideas for Coping with Mild Depression
Exercise regularly. Walking, bicycling, jogging, dancing and doing other aerobic exercise can improve your mood.
Don't abuse substances. Alcohol and illegal drugs are closely linked to depression. Their use can contribute to or worsen your condition.
Talk to someone. Talking with a friend or family member about events and situations that are causing you stress can help you gain perspective.
Join a support group. Talking to people can be very useful. Many hospitals and community mental-health centers sponsor self-help support groups.