bannerHON
img
HONnews
HONnews
img PATIENT / PARTICULIER img PROFESSIONNEL DE SANTE img WEBMESTRE img
img
 
img
HONcode sites
Khresmoi - new !
HONselect
News
Conferences
Images

Themes:
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z
Browse archive:
2018: N O S A J J M A M F J
2017: D N

 
  Other news for:
Exercise
Physical Fitness
 Resources from HONselect
Health Tip: Understanding Compulsive Exercise Disorder

(HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise is a mainstay of healthy lifestyle.

But a compulsive need to exercise actually may be harmful.

When bad weather, illness or injury don't afford a day of rest, you may have a compulsive exercise disorder.

Compulsive exercise can lead to worsening injury, loss of too much weight, social isolation, anxiety and depression, experts say.

The Nemours Foundation mentions these potential signs of a compulsive exercise disorder:

  • Refusal to skip a workout, even if tired, sick or hurt.
  • Feeling anxious or guilty when missing even one workout.
  • Preoccupation with weight and exercise.
  • Tendency to exercise more after eating a lot or missing a workout.
  • Tendency to eat much less if there's an inability to exercise.
  • Avoiding seeing friends, meeting responsibilities or engaging in fun activities to make more time for exercise.
  • Basing self-worth on the number of recent workouts.

Copyright © 2018 HealthDay. All rights reserved. URL:http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=736637

Resources from HONselect: HONselect is the HON's medical search engine. It retrieves scientific articles, images, conferences and web sites on the selected subject.
Wounds and Injuries
Social Isolation
Lead
Anxiety
Life Style
The list of medical terms above are retrieved automatically from the article.

Disclaimer: The text presented on this page is not a substitute for professional medical advice. It is for your information only and may not represent your true individual medical situation. Do not hesitate to consult your healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns. Do not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting a qualified healthcare professional.
Be advised that HealthDay articles are derived from various sources and may not reflect your own country regulations. The Health On the Net Foundation does not endorse opinions, products, or services that may appear in HealthDay articles.


Home img About us img MediaCorner img HON newsletter img Site map img Ethical policies img Contact