• Does Exercise Increase the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation?

    29 days ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Exercise has so many health benefits. We know that working out and staying physically active lowers the risk of a number of health conditions, including cardiovascular disease. In addition, exercise has a favorable impact on blood lipids and on glucose control and the risk of metabolic syndrome. No doubt about it! We need exercise, particularly cardiovascular exercise, for a healthy heart.
    But, there's another heart-related issue that's surprisingly common. It's called atrial fibrillation and it's a type of irregular heart rhythm. In fact, it's the most frequent heart rhythm abnormality...
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