‘The Most Prevalent Disease In Athletes Is Now Unveiled: Researchers Discovered the Causes of ‘Overtraining Syndrome’
The world has more than one billion of physically active subjects and millions of athletes – numbers that are quickly growing. Despite several health benefits, up to half of the athletes may be affected by overtraining syndrome. Now, a study just published at the British Medical Journal (BMJ) finally revealed the actual causes of the disease.
‘More Diets, More Weight: Is the Way We Are Using Social Media Leading Us to Obesity?’
The effects of social media on the progressively stricter healthy eating are profound. If on one side Instagram and Facebook are having an important role in the positive increase of conscious eating, on the other hand, to always keep the public attention, digital influencers are constantly bringing “new diets” and “new advice”, heading down an increasingly stricter route where eating well becomes a challenge. This is transforming the current diet fads more on the side of extreme, reveals Corpometria Obesity Prevention Institute.
‘New Study Says That Eating Two Pizzas a Week Helps CrossFit Athletes’ Performance’
“Indeed, CrossFit athletes who betrayed the diet plan, for example, eating a whole pizza twice a week, were protected from overtraining symptoms and improved their performances,” explains the Brazilian Endocrinologist Flávio Cadegiani, MD, MSc, PhD– the main researcher of the first study on clinical, metabolic and hormonal characteristics in CrossFit, recently published in the Journal of Sports Sciences, produced by Brazilian researches from the Federal University of São Paulo.
‘Fit-Fat’ Countries: U.S. and Brazil Lead Global Fitness and Obesity Markets’
Data from the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association shows that Brazil has the second-largest number of gyms and gym members in the world, only behind the USA. Brazil is also among the countries with the fastest-growing obesity rates, holds the fifth-largest number of obese people and it has the second-largest weight-loss drugs and bariatric surgery markets.
‘Post-Bariatric Patients Are Up to 50% More Likely to Develop Psychiatric Complications’
A massive number of recent studies have been published by several highly concepted scientific journals, and are available at the U.S National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. The doctors of the First Center for the Prevention of Bariatric Surgery in Latin America – Corpometria — have compiled these studies and concluded that bariatric patients have increased chances of suicide, addiction to alcohol, and depression.
‘Americans Increase Demand for Obesity Treatments in Brazil’
Fewer than 2% of obese individuals in the United States are offered a prescription for weight-loss medications. More than two-thirds (70.7%) of American adults are considered overweight or obese according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Nearly 40% are actually obese, having a BMI of 30 or above.
‘Corpometria Institute: What Are the Health Effects of Retirement?’
Retirement is among the most important shifts in one’s life. Despite essentially a universal happening, its effects on a wide range of aspects, from sociological and psychological to medical aspects, are complex and far from being clear. Is the retirement process actually healthy? At least when this process occurs in an abrupt manner, as it works in almost every social security system in the world, is it any healthier? The board-certified and PhD endocrinologist Flávio Cadegiani MD, MSc, PhD, CEO and medical director of Corpometria Institute – Center for Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, the first Latin American Center for Obesity Prevention, explains the relationship between health and retirement.