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Heart-Healthy Benefits of Exercise

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Great article! Thank you! Report
Good article. Report
My heart needs all the help it can get as I already have hypertension, runs in family & I am not in the maintain stages of my overall weight loss. Thank you SP. Report
Very informative Report
No doubt! Report
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Great benefits of exercise! Report
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Excellent article. I keep water, sneakers in the car for unscheduled exercise opportunities! Report
Good info Report
Great ideas for adding adtivity to your day to get that heart pumping. Report
Since returning to SP I have been meeting my goal of 30+ min. of active movement every day. My blood pressure has come down & I can't wait to see what it has done for my Cholesterol. Feeling great! I do half in walking & half in pedaling while watching TV. Report
My blood pressure is too low, 80/60 if I add salt it raises to 100/65,pharmacy said yesterday at heart health visit need to raise it to 120/80 immediately. When I go to the gym the top number does not go up at all but the bottom number does. I was told yesterday to eat lots of salty foods and add lots of salt to my diet to raise it up soon.This means my heart is trying to pump more and not getting anywhere. I was advised to only do light intensity exercise as I am at a extreme risk for heart attack or stroke and I have blood clots in my lungs from a problem with the arteries in my legs. My Dr. said it was a problem with veins,not so. My Dr. told me to continue to exercise at the gym. I was told yesterday if I continue I will get a heart attack or stroke at the gym. My good cholesterol is too low from eating too many low/fat no fat foods,so I need to eat more fat. My levels of bad fat is good,but not enough healthy fat for my organs and brain to function normal. I was advised to eat cheese daily to help raise my fat as well as walnuts,salmon,olive and canola oil.The oil I use anyway and also use margarine with no trans fat made with olive/canola oil combination. All other kinds of margarine with other oils are very bad for your health. So, you can have "too much of a good thing". Report

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