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Arthritis and physical activity

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Arthritis is a common condition that affects a number of people. There are two different types of arthritis – Osteoarthrosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Although different, both forms are often characterised by joint pain, fatigue and lack of energy leading to less mobility.
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Exercise helps anxiety, depression and mood disturbances.

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Key endorphins that are associated with the reduction in depression and anxiety are released during and after exercise. This process is called neurogenesis.
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Improving the immune system with physical activity

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The immune system keeps us healthy on a day to day basis by fighting any infection. The immune system is made up of proteins including antibodies, white blood cells, organs (such as the spleen) and other chemicals that help us prevent bacteria from attacking us.
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Physical activity and resting heart rate

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The heart is one of the most vital organs in the body. Heart rate changes regularly depending on what you are doing – it will be higher during physical activity and lower when lying down. Resting heart rate is the number of beats per minute your heart makes after you have been resting for a…
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