We all know exercise is powerful in promoting a healthy lifestyle. It has been shown to help protect normal weight people from heart disease. New evidence suggests it can lower heart disease risk even in the obese to the same risk as normal weight people. Read details of the study HERE
Rick Wright, MD, the author of this blog, is a sports medicine physician at Washington University Orthopedics in St. Louis and the head team physician for the St. Louis Blues. He specializes in the treatment of sports-related injuries, and has special interests in knee ACL and revision ACL injuries, meniscus injuries, articular cartilage injuries of the knee, shoulder instability, rotator cuff disease, and total knee replacements. Your comments and feedback are encouraged.
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Exercise May Protect the Obese from Heart Disease
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