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In order to reduce health risks and improve one's health status it is not necessary to enter a strictly formal, aggressive, uninterrupted workout program. Introducing even small amounts of exercise or physical activity into your daily life will improve your health and help you lose weight. Here are some answers to our frequently asked questions about exercise and fitness.

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    • Jock itch (tinea cruris) facts
    • What is jock itch? What does jock itch look like?
    • What causes jock itch?
    • What are risk factors for jock itch?
    • What are jock itch symptoms and signs?
    • Does jock itch affect the entire body?
    • Which health care professionals diagnose and treat jock itch?
    • How do health care professionals diagnose jock itch?
    • Is jock itch curable? Is jock itch contagious?
    • What is the treatment for jock itch?
    • What home remedy can I use for jock itch?
    • What holistic jock itch treatments are available?
    • How do I treat fungal jock itch?
    • How do I treat bacterial jock itch?
    • How is itching from jock itch treated?
    • What is the best drug for jock itch?
    • Why is my groin still discolored?
    • What are possible complications of jock itch?
    • When should someone call a doctor about jock itch?
    • What is the prognosis with jock itch?
    • Is it possible to prevent jock itch?
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    Hernia Article
    • What is an abdominal hernia?
    • What are the different types of abdominal hernias?
    • What causes an abdominal hernia?
    • What are the risk factors for a hernia?
    • What are the signs and symptoms of an abdominal hernia?
    • What types of medical professionals treat and repair hernias?
    • How do health care professionals diagnose abdominal hernias?
    • What types of surgery repair an abdominal hernia?
    • What non-surgical treatments are available for an abdominal hernia?
    • What are hernia complications?
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    • Is it possible to prevent an abdominal hernia?
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    Osteoporosis Article
    • Osteoporosis facts
    • What is osteoporosis?
    • What are osteoporosis causes and risk factors?
    • What are osteoporosis symptoms and signs?
    • What are the consequences of osteoporosis?
    • Why is osteoporosis an important public health issue?
    • What factors determine bone strength?
    • What tests do health care professionals use in the diagnosis of osteoporosis?
    • What types of health care professionals treat osteoporosis?
    • Who should have bone density testing?
    • What is the treatment for osteoporosis, and can osteoporosis be prevented?
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    • Can adding certain foods to one's diet help to prevent osteoporosis?
    • Are there foods to avoid when it comes to osteoporosis?
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    • Choosing an osteoporosis medication
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