Don’t Go Overboard: Surprising Things Which Might Occur If You Exercise Too Much!

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We all know how important exercise is if you want to lead a healthy life. And you should try to aim to complete at least 30 minutes of exercise every day. However, for some people, they end up doing too much. And when this happens, it can lead to many health troubles. Therefore, you need to be so careful how much exercise you are completing. Here are some surprising things which might occur if you exercise too much!

You might strain one of your joints or bones

If you are not giving your body a chance to rest, you might find that you incur an injury a lot easier. After all, you are putting too much pressure on your joints and bones so you might end up straining one during your workout. And if you have ever had a sports injury before, you will know how painful it can be. Therefore, don’t go overboard when it comes to your workout. And give your body some rest so that it can heal itself before you start exercising again.

Excessive exercise can sometimes cause hair loss

You might not have realized that hair loss can incur when you are exercising too much. After all, excessive exercise can put your body in a state of stress which can cause hair loss. And also, exercising without having proper nutrition can cause hair loss. In fact, you might have an iron deficiency (anemia) which can contribute to hair loss. And as well as this, too much sweat on the scalp over a number of days can cause thinning of your beautiful locks. Therefore, it’s best to cut down your exercising to a moderate amount, so that your locks stay in-tact. And if you have already done damage, you should talk to your doctor. They might suggest effective hair fall treatment to reverse the hair loss. And they will also test you to make sure nothing else is going on which is causing the hall loss!

You might struggle to sleep at night

Another thing which can be affected when you exercise too much is your sleep. You might find that you struggle to get any proper sleep and you constantly feel tired. It’s down to the adrenaline constantly pumping in your body due to the excessive exercise. Therefore, for the sake of your health, you need to cut down on your exercise. That way, you can ensure you manage to get to sleep quickly at night!

You will be at higher risk of depression

And it’s not just your physical health which is in jeopardy if you exercise too much. Your mental health can also be in trouble too. For one thing, you might feel more tired so you might be more irritable during the day. And when you exercise too much, you are at risk of depression as your mood will be low. Therefore, you need to cut back on your exercise so that you are a happier and healthier you!

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And you can read our previous blog for some other mistakes people make when it comes to exercise.

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