Vigorous Exercise Still Possible If You Have a Cardiac Device

New research emphasizes the benefits and safety of many kinds of physical activity among patients with ICDs.

If you have a cardiac device, such as an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) to control an abnormal heart rhythm, you were probably given a set of guidelines or precautions to take to better ensure a healthy outcome with the device. Along with medication adherence, keeping up with doctor appointments and other behaviors, exercise is also a keep aspect of a heart-healthy life, even among those with ICDs.
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