diabetes

The Benefits of Walking

When most people hear that they have to exercise to lose weight or reduce their risk factors for certain diseases, they assume that they have to start running several miles each day or take up a vigorous sport such as cycling or basketball. However, there is one activity that can be done daily by people of all athletic abilities to improve the health of many different parts of the body: walking.

The Importance of Good Circulation

The Importance of Good Circulation

Red blood cells loaded with oxygen and nutrients travel to tissues via arteries, where they exchange those out for carbon dioxide and other waste products and return them to the heart via veins. Peripheral vascular disease occurs when there is insufficient blood flow in the arteries or veins.