There may be a good reason why you're in better spirits after drinking a glass of red wine. After conducting a seven-year study of more than 5,500 light-to-moderate drinkers researchers at Spain's University of Navarra found that moderate wine consumption ranging from two to seven drinks a week was associated with a 32% lower risk of developing depression.
If you spend time outside in spring, summer or early fall, sooner or later you will pick up ticks in their various stages or get bitten by flies or mosquitos, all of which can carry a range of different microbes. Several of these are associated with Lyme disease.
Whether you've had to take time off due to injury or are simply trying to get back into your chosen sport after a hiatus, it can be hard to get back on the horse. Athletes of all ages and builds know that getting back into the swing of training and picking up where their fitness left off is difficult, if not impossible. Learn how to recover after an injury or long hiatus.