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Heart Failure: Being Active - VHL HealthSheet #82088_VA
Being active doesn’t mean that you have to wear yourself out. Even a little movement each day helps to strengthen your heart. If you can’t get out to exercise, you can do simple stretching and strengthening exercises at home.
Aerobic Activity for a Healthy Heart - VHL HealthSheet #82041_VA
Exercise is a lot more than an energy booster and a stress reliever. It also strengthens your heart muscle, lowers your blood pressure and blood cholesterol, and burns calories.
Cardiac Rehabilitation: Following an Exercise Program - VHL HealthSheet #84237_VA
A big part of a cardiac rehab program is exercise. Regular exercise will make your heart and coronary arteries healthier. It helps increase strength, lower blood pressure, relieve stress, and control your weight.
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