Navigation Links
An hour of exercise a week cuts hypertension

High blood pressure is becoming more common around the world. It can lead to strokes, heart attacks and kidney failure.//

Many guidelines currently call for anywhere between half an hour and an hour of moderate exercise on most days of the week to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes and obesity. Researchers from Japan, tested 207 men and women who had high blood pressure but were otherwise healthy. None exercised regularly.

They divided them into five groups who got a range of exercise from none to two hours and more a week.

The volunteers in the four groups that exercised worked out with a trainer at a health club for eight weeks.

Those in the group that got 60 to 90 minutes of exercise had the greatest drop in blood pressure. Researchers found that the amount of aerobic exercise spread out over a week reduced systolic blood pressure -- the top number on a blood pressure reading -- an average of 12 points and the lower or diastolic reading by 8 points.

"There were no greater reductions in systolic blood pressure with further increases in exercise volume," the researchers said.

Thus researchers say their study should emphasize that their results should not be viewed as a message against encouraging people to exercise more on a daily basis rather it should encourage people who think they cannot exercise enough to improve their health.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Skinny people need to exercise too
2. Regular exercise prevents hip fractures
3. How much can exercise improve health?
4. High-Carbohydrate diet plus exercise !
5. Women need to exercise more to prevent obesity
6. Pill may replace exercise
7. Back exercises reduces Osteoporosis
8. Drink more fluids during exercise
9. Air pollution hits heart patients during exercise
10. Stretching does not rule out soreness after exercise
11. A new way to exercise
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/20/2017)... , ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... sites. To understand their regulatory principles, the research team developed expressRNA, a web ... RNA motif analyses. This reveals at nucleotide resolution the ‘RNA maps’, which demonstrate ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... industry has been selected as the partner of choice by Amtrak to fulfill ... service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States. ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection ... line’s latest all-inclusive boutique ship, S.S. Joie de Vivre . What really sets ... cruising France’s Seine River and designed small enough to dock directly in Paris. With ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... The law firm of Momkus McCluskey Roberts LLC ... of the DuPage County Bar Association’s Board of Directors. Cassioppi officially took on the ... Drake in Oak Brook. Momkus McCluskey Roberts LLC attorney Stacey A. McCullough was also ...
(Date:6/19/2017)... ... June 19, 2017 , ... The joyful summer wedding season is ... a humdinger. A warm winter and wet spring have created ideal conditions for mosquitoes ... to be swatting away pesky mosquitoes when a bride and groom are saying their ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/30/2017)... 2017 DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading global digital ... that it will be presenting at the 7th annual LD Micro ... Erez Raphael , CEO, of DarioHealth will be giving the presentation ... on June 6th & 7th, 2017 at the Luxe Sunset Bel ... micro-cap space. About LD Micro ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... DUBLIN , May 26, 2017  Endo International plc ... Campanelli , President and CEO, will represent the Company in ... Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:40 ... held at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, ... archive for the event will be available on the Company,s ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... , May 22, 2017  Lilac Corp, ... Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin, announces the launch of a new ... the results of a clinical study that showed ... treatment with Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin in individuals suffering from HPV ... note that there are no other treatments that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: