Women's Heart Advisor April 2018 Issue

Exercise as Medicine for Women with Heart Failure

Walking is ideal exercise for women with heart failure. To get extra benefit, walk faster or for a longer period of time. A friend or dog can make the time pass quickly.

Exercise as Medicine for Women with Heart Failure

Studies reveal that regular physical activity plays a major role in treating the type of heart failure most common in women.

For more than a decade, we’ve known that the more physically active and fit you are, the lower your risk of developing heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), the type of heart failure most common in women.

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