Exercise Good As Or Better Than Heart Pills

Exercise Good As Or Better Than Heart Pills

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tennis-oldstersExercise can be as good as medication for people with conditions such as heart disease, a study has found.

The British Medical Journal report compared hundreds of trials involving nearly 340,000 patients and found exercise rivalliing some heart drugs and outperforming stroke medicine in preventing death.

“Moderate physical activity, for example, can reduce the risk of stroke by up to 27%.”

(READ the story in the BBC)

Thanks to Andrew N. for submitting the link!

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