Genetically at Risk for a Heart Attack? Start Working Out

Genetically at Risk for a Heart Attack? Start Working Out

But a new study has found that exercise can help reduce heart disease risk, no matter your genetic background. The new findings were published today in the American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation. Researchers analyzed information from nearly half a million people and found that increased grip strength, more physical activity, and better cardiorespiratory fitness are all associated with better heart health. The study is one of the most robust to look at a person’s genetic predisposition and to see what effect it has on heart disease risk. It analyzed almost 500,000 people between the age of 40 and 69 over...

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