Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease

According to the American Heart Association, Sedentary lifestyle is a risk factor for heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases.

Exercise may reduce High Blood Pressure (Hypertension):

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Hypertension is one of the causes of Heart Attack and Stroke. Exercise may reduce Hypertension

Exercise either prevents or slows down the process of atherosclerosis (clogged arteries)

Atherosclerosis is a process of clogging arteries including the arteries supplying blood to the heart. It is a stage prior to heart disease.

Exercise helps reduce blood cholesterol levels

High cholesterol levels contribute to the acceleration of atherosclerosis (clogged arteries)

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), exercise helps reduce cholesterol plaques that clog arteries and can prevent subsequent heart attack and stroke