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Achieve Your Heart Health Goals With the Help of Chiropractic

If you suffer from cardiac disease and have been making attempts to improve your heart health but have been unable to do so because of pain that restricts movement, chiropractic care may benefit you. The focus is to help the body move properly and without pain. Attaining this goal can help you increase your exercise tolerance and in turn allow you to reach your exercise and heart-healthy goals.


How Exercise Promotes Heart Health

The benefits of exercise for heart health can include the following:

  • Weight loss
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Lowered cholesterol levels
  • Prevention of type II diabetes

The fitness goal is to build up to exercise for 30 minutes five times a week. It’s essential to get your heart rate to its target heart rate goal and maintain it, which is shown to improve overall cardiac health.

Studies Reveal How Exercise Decreases Blood Pressure

The National Institutes of Health completed a study that showed 75% of the subjects with hypertension had a 10mmHg decrease in both systolic (top number) and diastolic (bottom number) when exercising for 30 minutes five times a week.

The American College of Sports Medicine observed that blood pressure reduction can be seen anywhere between one and three hours after a 30-45 minute workout. Permanent blood pressure changes can be seen as early as three weeks to three months after starting an exercise program.

Chiropractic care can help you move properly, so you are able to exercise without pain and reach your overall heart health goals. Schedule a convenient appointment today!

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