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Benefits of Walking
for Men Suffering from Impotence
|by Dr. Savitha Suri|
Walking is the best exercise for everyone. Its innumerable benefits are lauded by health experts from all fields. Walking is the best and safe form of exercises, which can be adopted by persons irrespective of their age.
Hippocrates has said "Walking is man's best medicine". Men who suffer from impotence can reap the benefits of walking. Walking can definitely reduce the use of Viagra.
Here are few facts which explain the advantages of walking and how it helps in impotence. Stress, type2 diabetes, depression, obesity, increased cholesterol etc cause erectile dysfunction in men. Same reasons also lead to low libido.
Stress: Walking has the power to calm our nerves and reduce stress. It triggers the release of potent brain chemicals called endorphins which relieve pain and stimulate relaxation.
Type2 diabetes: Walking 150 minutes per week can reduce the risk of diabetes by 60%. Walking improve management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Researchers have observed that it helps to regulate blood glucose, improved the body’s sensitivity to insulin and burn body fat.
Depression: Walking daily for 30 minutes helps to reduce symptoms of depression. The brain chemical serotonin has been linked to depression. Walking increases physical and mental fitness by altering serotonin levels in brain.
Obesity: Walking is a great aerobic activity which burns calories and contribute to weight loss. Walking two miles a day improves blood flow and burns calories. Walking helps to maintain the healthy weight, after a weight loss program. Regular walking definitely helps to shred extra fat.
Increased cholesterol: Increased cholesterol hardens the arteries of male reproductive system and reduces blood flow to it. Regular walking with a balanced diet helps to reduce blood cholesterol level and reduces hardness of arteries. Walking also strengthens the heart. These together help to increase blood flow to male reproductive system and help to sustain erections. Increased blood flow to male reproductive system helps to increase sperm count and motility. Walking tones up the pelvic muscles and help to prevent premature ejaculation.
Apart from the above mentioned benefits, walking also helps to slow down aging process. It has a positive impact on age related illness. Walking builds muscle strength and stamina to perform more outdoor activities. Regular walk for thirty minutes makes bones and joints healthier.
Health professionals agree that walking improves fitness and physical function of body. Walking helps to reduce levels of LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and boost HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol). It lowers Blood pressure and strengthens the cardio vascular system. Now haul out those walking shoes and get going.
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