How Exercise Improves Heart Health: Must Compare to Medications

Rehabilitate Your Heart

I couldn’t agree more, or write it any better than this post by Dr. Mercola on the benefits of Exercise for the Heart Health. I especially like the discussion about how it should be compared to medication studies. I have regularly heard at Cardiac Rehabilitation conferences about the benefits of exercise can be similar or better to the use of stents for treating heart disease.

How Exercise Improves your Heart Health

By Dr. Mercola

Did you know that exercise is one of the safest, most effective ways to prevent and treat chronic diseases such as heart disease?

This common-sense advice was again confirmed in a meta-review conducted by researchers at Harvard University and Stanford University,1 which compared the effectiveness of exercise versus drug interventions on mortality outcomes for four common conditions:

  • Diabetes
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Stroke

After reviewing 305 randomized controlled trials, which included nearly 339,300 people…

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