Heart Failure And Activity
One of the ways that patients with heart failure (HF) can feel better is to stay active. In the past, patients were told to rest and avoid many of their common activities. Recent research has shown that daily activity is safe for most people with HF and may improve symptoms and sense of well-being. By staying active, people are often able to do more of the things that they enjoy. Walking, light weight-lifting and water workouts will improve muscle strength and energy levels.
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