Source: The National Jewish Website.
There is almost no disease that exercise doesn’t benefit. As such, just because you have a heart disease doesn’t mean that you have to sit around and do nothing. In fact, with regular exercise (greater than 150 minutes a week), you may hasten your recovery, improve heart function and even get off of some of the medications you’re on.
Cardiovascular benefits of exercise include:
Getting Started: Things to Discuss with Your Doctor
Always check with your doctor first before starting an exercise program. Your doctor can help you find a program for your level of fitness and physical condition.
Here are some discussion questions:
Warnings During Exercise:
There are some precautions you must keep in mind when developing an exercise program:
Stop Exercising and Rest if You Have Any of the Following Symptoms:
Here are a few guidelines to avoid overdoing it:
It Takes Time:
Just follow these guidelines and with correct and moderate exercise and appropriate nutrition, you will soon be on your way to having a healthy heart and body.
The information contained on this blog is for educational purposes only and should not be used for diagnosis or as a guide to treatment, without the opinion of a health care professional. Any reader who is concerned about his or her health should seek a diagnosis from a reputable doctor.