Stroke: Strenuous exercise increases the risk for people with blocked arteries

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Share on PinterestA recent study looked at the impact of strenuous exercise on stroke risk among people with blocked arteries. Drazen Zigic/Getty Images New research has found that an increased heart rate can lead to strokes in people with carotid artery stenosis (blocked arteries). For people without blocked arteries or minimal blockage, exercise helps maintain … Read more

16.5 million Americans at risk of stroke from excessive exercise: study

Vigorous exercise could increase risk of suffering a stroke, study suggests (stock)

Health From Adriana Diaz June 26, 2023 | 3:32 pm Push it but not too hard. Nearly 16.5 million Americans are at risk of stroke from exercising too strenuously, according to a new study. Published in the scientific journal Physics of Fluid, the researchers concluded that an elevated heart rate can induce a stroke in … Read more

16.5 MILLION Americans at risk of stroke from excessive exercise, study suggests

Vigorous exercise could increase risk of suffering a stroke, study suggests (stock)

Millions of Americans are at risk of stroke if they exercise too much, study suggests. Researchers have found that people with carotid artery stenosis, which affects an estimated five percent of the country, are at risk of suffering sudden clots in the brain from simple activities like brisk walking, swimming or even Zumba. . During … Read more