Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Moderate-to-Heavy Exercise May Reduce Risk Of Stroke For Men

A press release from the American Academy Of Neurology titled "Moderate-to-Heavy Exercise May Reduce Risk Of Stroke For Men", states that men who participated in moderate-to-heavy intensity activities were 63% less likely to have a stroke than men with no physical activity. Moderate-to-heavy intensity activities include jogging, tennis and swimming compared to light intensity activities such as walking, golf or bowling. Exercise did not have a protective effect against stroke for women.


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