You Have 20 Years in Middle Age to Reduce Heart Risks

You Have 20 Years in Middle Age to Reduce Heart Risks

Middle-aged people have a 20-year window to improve their heart health and stave off some of the impacts of a sedentary lifestyle. It takes about two years of exercising four to five days a week to accomplish, but the results are improved elasticity in blood vessels that lead to a reduced risk of heart disease. Those are the conclusions of a new study that may give hope to those wondering what, if anything, they can do to reverse the well-chronicled negative effects of decades of sitting at desks, on couches, and in the car. The researchers analyzed the hearts of...

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