Health issues in dancing

First the DISCLAIMER: don't take the following for gospel. If you have medical questions, go talk to a physician. None of the people quoted here is a physician.

> Athletic creams

> Blisters

> Colds

> Injuries

v Losing weight

Reports on this are contradictory. It is definitely true that dancing is an athletic activity. On the other hand, it is very much stop and go, so you may not reach the level of constant exertion needed for weight loss.

> Morton's Neuroma

> Joints, in particular knees and ankles

> Perspiration

> Web resources


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Last modified on: 2001, Friday January 5.

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