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Exercise & Fitness
Exercise may heal the heart as well as prevent future problems
A daily walk and twice-weekly strength training can help to reverse heart stiffness and improve cardiovascular health.
When it comes to heart health, a lot of the focus is rightly on prevention. Eat right and exercise, and you’ll have a healthier heart when you get older. But what if you’re already older and your heart is showing signs of trouble? Is exercise going to do anything to help you?
As it turns out, the answer may be yes.
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