Sunday, April 03, 2011

Exercise may blunt salt's effect on hypertension

"Even if we don't understand the mechanism of how it works, we definitely do know that people who exercise regularly have healthier blood vessels," she noted. "The blood vessels are like a muscle. And if you engage in cardiovascular activity, they are more pliable and respond better to changes in blood volume and blood pressure."

"Physical activity may diminish the negative impact of a high-salt diet on blood pressure, a new study suggests."

Link: http://yourlife.usatoday.com/fitness-food/diet-nutrition/story/2011/03/Exercise-may-blunt-salts-effect-on-hypertension/45342450/1?csp=34news&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+UsatodaycomHealth-TopStories+%28News+-+Health+-+Top+Stories%29

1 comment:

  1. You can never go wrong with regular exercise. Aside from its health benefits it also improves our mood and reduce stress.

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