Too Much Exercise Can Be a Bad ThingPosted on June 5, 2017
Exercise is one of the most common recommendations for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and svelte appearance. According to recent ABC news story exercise can get the point where is too much. Overexercising can be harmful to your physical and mental health. Our nation is battling obesity in record numbers and many of us live a life that is relatively sedentary. Yet there are others, who are on the other extreme and exercise excessively. This can have negative effects. According to psychologist Dr. Rick Shuman about 10 to 20% of the people are compulsive about exercise. A Columbia University study discovered that overdoing exercise can bring about more harm than good. Shuman defined overexercising as anything beyond seven a half hours of exercise per week and states that there are diminishing returns after that not to mention other detrimental effects. These effects include higher levels of depression, anxiety, injuries, a breakdown of the immune system, and the benefits are no longer evident even though the person may feel the drive to continue. Compulsions appear to be gender specific. Men Who Tend to Have Whats Known As the Adonis Effect want to become larger while women are in student becoming smaller versions of themselves. A growing area of over exercisers is Baby Boomers who are compelled to hold onto their youth. The CDC has given it the name of Boomer -itis. According to the article on average 2.5 million people age 50 and older require medical treatment in the emergency room due to over exercise related injuries. Exercise should be built around your life rather than your life built around exercise human advised. Dr. Kim shares with patients who are added exercisers that cosmetic plastic surgery can have measurable benefits for them. However, it is important to note that patient should follow Dr. Kims advice concerning when they are advised to resume their current exercise routine. For example, patients who are having breast augmentation or a facelift will be given specific instructions as to not only when they can exercise but which types of exercises are permitted. An abdominoplasty will have a longer recovery time and Dr. Kim is likely to be cautious as to when the patient is permitted to resume their normal exercise routine. Patients were considering cosmetic plastic surgery are encouraged to contact Dr. Kims office and schedule a consultation.