October 3, 2013
Exercise As Effective As Heart Meds
A new research team of US and UK scientists shows that regular exercise can be just as effective as heart medications and even outperformed some stroke meds. Physical activity can reduce the risk of stroke by up to 27%. They aren’t proposing that patients necessarily ditch their meds, but add a regular exercise routine to their prescription. Researchers said that patients need to understand that meds, in many cases, only provide modest improvement but exercise could yield more profound or sustainable goals.
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