Can exercise teach us how to treat heart disease?

@article{Mann2012CanET,
  title={Can exercise teach us how to treat heart disease?},
  author={Nina Mann and Anthony Rosenzweig},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2012},
  volume={126 22},
  pages={2625-35}
}
Exercise is one of the mainstay clinical interventions for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Not only does exercise reduce cardiovascular risk factors, such as diabetes mellitus and hypertension, thereby helping to prevent heart disease, it also appears to improve the functional status and outcomes in patients with existing heart disease.1–6 The cardiovascular benefits of exercise are multifactorial, and include important systemic effects (Figure 1) on skeletal muscle, the… CONTINUE READING

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