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Re: Stunner: Exercise Helps People With Heart Disease

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Heart disease is different for women. It's the number one killer of women in part because of post-menopausal weight gain, inactivity and slowness to receive treatment.

 

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Stunner: Exercise Helps People With Heart Disease

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OK, perhaps this is not a stunner.

 

Exercise Helps People with Heart Disease

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A recent study shows that stable angina patients who exercise are less likely to die from heart attacks (J Am Coll Cardiol, Oct 3, 2017;70(14):1689-1700). Stable angina means that you may or may not have chest discomfort or pain at rest, but pain occurs or worsens when you exert yourself such as walking up stairs, walking faster or lifting something heavy. Usually the pain worsens when you try to exercise. The study followed 5,486 patients with stable angina for an average of 3.7 years. Those who exercised regularly were 30 percent less likely to die during the follow-up period than those who did not exercise, and the more they exercised, the greater their survival rate. The editorial accompanying the article recommended that walking 10 minutes a day briskly or 15–20 minutes slowly can reduce chances for dying by almost one third.

 

Read the entire article: http://www.drmirkin.com/heart/exercise-helps-people-with-heart-disease.html

 

 

 

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