Well: For Some, Exercise May Increase Heart Risk


Researchers have found evidence that some people who exercise do worse on measures related to heart disease.

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  • For Survivors of Childhood Cancer, Walk
    But there can be costs associated with these advances. Some of the standard treatments for cancer, such as chemotherapy and radiation, are known to weaken the heart or increase the risks for subsequent tumors, including in children. As a consequence ...
    06/19/2018 - 10:01 pm | View Link
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    06/19/2018 - 6:22 am | View Link
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    06/18/2018 - 4:06 pm | View Link
  • HEALTH AND FITNESS: Why and how: Cool down after exercise
    I have written previously about the warming up before exercise. This frequently skipped part of a workout is important to increase blood flow to your heart and muscles as well as increasing your body temperature. A good warm up can also enhance your focus ...
    06/17/2018 - 2:01 pm | View Link
  • Exercise Rx Boosts Marker of Heart Health in Cancer Patients
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    06/17/2018 - 5:01 am | View Link
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  • 9 Reasons You Should Increase Your Exercise Intensity
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    06/16/2018 - 7:20 am | View Website
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  • Exercise test
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    06/16/2018 - 12:39 am | View Website
  • Exercise
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    06/14/2018 - 11:07 pm | View Website
  • Aerobic exercise
    Aerobic exercise (also known as cardio) is physical exercise of low to high intensity that depends primarily on the aerobic energy-generating process. Aerobic literally means "relating to, involving, or requiring free oxygen", and refers to the use of oxygen to adequately meet energy demands during exercise via aerobic metabolism.
    06/14/2018 - 6:25 am | View Website
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