Healthy ageing in your fifties

Fight the effects of ageing in your fifties by improving your muscle strength, aerobic capacity, flexibility and bone strength and boosting your immune system.

Many pregnant women still not exercising enough

Despite most pregnancy guidelines recommending exercise during pregnancy, a large number of pregnant women participate in little to no physical activity.

Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Find out all you need to know, including what causes it and whether it can be prevented.

Vascular dementia

Vascular dementia

Vascular dementia is a general term that describes problems with reasoning, planning, judgement, memory and other thinking skills.

Heart disease: reduce the risk

While there are some risk factors that can't be changed, there are others that can be modified to help keep your heart healthy, especially as you get older.

Neuropathic pain

Find out all about neuropathic pain, nerve pain, which is usually described as a shooting, stabbing or burning pain, with

Strength training exercises

Strength training exercises

Challenging your muscles with strength training exercises 2 or 3 times each week can improve the strength and tone of your muscles.

Low blood pressure

Low blood pressure (hypotension) can have many causes, including diet, medication or an underlying health condition. Treatment depends on the cause.

altitude sickness

Altitude sickness

Most people can ascend to a level of 2000 metres in one day without getting sick. Acute mountain sickness is the mildest form of altitude sickness, but can develop into more dangerous forms of altitude sickness.

Exercise to burn fat

Exercise to burn fat

Find out about which types of exercise are best to burn fat and help you lose weight. To reduce total body fat, focus on increasing your physical activity, rather than decreasing energy consumed.

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