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For the past few decades, the percentage of obese children in the US has been slowly creeping up and today nearly 20% of children between the ages 6-9 are obese. Unfortunately, the childhood obesity epidemic is not only an American phenomenon but it is also a global problem. Just like in adults, obesity is not a benign disorder in children. Obesity in childhood has both immediate and long term impact on social, physical and emotional health. Obese children are.

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According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report in 2015, Geriatric depression is the most prevalent form of mental illness in older adults. Geriatric depression is a collection of various depressive disorders, and it is the most common cause of disability in older adults.  Geriatric depression can often lead to severe consequences such as impaired cognition, chronically persistent illness, and disability.

Clinical Symptoms of Depression

Depression is represented by the symptoms of a loss of pleasure or interest, low appetite, inconsistent sleep patterns, guilty feelings,.

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Sleep has an essential role in our life for physical and mental health, yet many people struggle to get enough of it.   Insufficient sleep is a medical problem which is known as insomnia or sleeplessness.  According to the National Sleep Foundation, acute insomnia is brief and often happens because of life circumstances (like the night before you have a big test) whereas Chronic insomnia is disrupted sleep that occurs at least three nights per week and lasts at least three months.  .

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Are you stretching regularly as part of your fitness training? Stretching is just as important as exercising and shares many of the same benefits as fitness training. Stretching may increase your joint range of motion, which may improve your athletic performance and also decrease your risk of injury. Other benefits include better posture, fewer aches and pains and more self-confidence. Many of us spend the greater part of each day in the same position, which compromises blood flow to some muscle groups and leaves certain.
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