How Aerobic Activity Lowers Cardiac Risk (Video)

Exercise: A powerful prescription for heart health

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By: Steven Nissen, MD

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Decades of research have shown that regular exercise — especially aerobic exercise like walking, running and swimming — promotes heart health. Even in patients with fairly advanced heart disease, exercise provides significant benefits, including prolonged life and a reduced risk of heart complications.

In this video, I share insights about how much exercise is the right amount. You will also learn how gradually increasing your exercise level over time can result in a “dose response” — meaning the more you exercise, the greater the benefits will be.

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