Hearts get younger with exercise


Patti Neighmond’s article about age and heart, Dr. Ben Levine describe about function of heart. He is a sports cardiologist at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and director of the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, in Dallas,”The heart gets smaller — stiffer.”

“Many studies that are done that look at [cardiovascular] health look at improvements in risk factors like high blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes,” Goldberg says. “But this study specifically looked at heart function and how heart function can improve with exercise.”:)

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/03/12/591513777/hearts-get-younger-even-at-middle-age-with-exercise

 

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