Epigenetics May Explain Why Stress From Exercise is Good for the Heart (And Why Pathological Stress is Bad)

In the exercise community, it is often preached that working out is a form of medicine and can be crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Routine exercise helps to retain healthy body weight and has been shown to lower the risk of diseases such as diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure. It?s even been shown to keep the brain healthy. High-intensity exercise places a ?good stress? on the heart allowing robust function ? but why is stress from exercise considered [more...]


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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website, NutritionTheory.org

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