Today's world can be a stressful place, so much so that it can make both blood pressure and cholesterol levels rise. A number of studies show that owning a cat can help to prevent cardiovascular disease. Now, new evidence reported at the annual meeting of the American Stroke Association suggests that cat owners also have a lower risk of suffering a stroke. The … [Read more...] about Cat owners get fewer heart attacks and strokes?
Doctors at the Mayo Clinic say that when you are in pain, exercise is probably the last thing on your mind. But it could be more important than you think. Regular exercise is a versatile weapon in the fight against chronic pain. It may seem difficult to start, but your body will thank you, say the Mayo people. What exercise can do: * It increases endorphins, which are … [Read more...] about Exercise takes the edge off of chronic pain