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Exercising With Valvular Heart Disease: Prescription for Health

Exercise is an important component in the prevention and rehabilitation of many forms of cardiovascular disease, including valvular heart diseases. It has many beneficial effects including lowering blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar, and aiding in weight management. Although exercise does not improve the function of diseased valves, it can improve the efficiency of oxygen […]
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Hypertension and You

Dr. Peter Ting Questions 1.Why is it important to take note of one’s blood pressure? How does blood pressure support healthy bodily function, and in what areas?  Blood pressure is required for effective blood circulation and perfusion of vital organs. High blood pressure can damage these organs leading to disease and disability. A normal resting […]