Tag: The Why? series

#35 Why can exercise help with back pain?

┬áBack pain is a common complaint but did you know that exercise can help to cure the problem? Here’s how.

#29: Does Nicotine suppress your appetite?

The question actually is not necessarily why, the question indeed is does it? We got this question as a result of our why? a few weeks ago, which asked does stopping smoking slow your metabolism down. So, now the question is, does nicotine suppress…

#28 Why are weight loss pills dangerous?

A most curious question, so thank you for this one! Here is my extensive research into this very topical question and the result of my findings.

#25 Why does exercise help to lower blood pressure?

This is a follow on from last week’s question which asked why high blood pressure was so dangerous. Here we look at what happens when you exercise to help lower your blood pressure, and how you can defy the effects of age!

#24 Why is high blood pressure so dangerous?

Here’s this week’s why: high blood pressure. It’s the single biggest and most common reason we have to stop a health and fitness check and refer to a doctor. It’s something Dr Tom mentioned too in his recent Invercargill seminar.

#23 Why do I have shin splints?

 This is a deceptive term that in this weeks episode I explain properly, along with symptoms, causes and treatment options for if you think you may have it.