Study Shows Way to Reduce High Blood Pressure

POSTED BY: News Department
Sunday, September 7, 2003 - 09:07 PM
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Over 50 million Americans have high blood pressure, that’s almost one in every four people. But a Japanese study offers a way to help reduce the threat of serious problems. Research from Japan shows that only an hour and a half each week could help you out. The study found that 60 to 90 minutes of aerobic exercise in a week lowered systolic blood pressure, the number on top, by twelve points. Examples are jogging, walking or riding a bike. High blood pressure can lead to strokes, heart attacks and kidney failure.

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