Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts

Regular physical exercise is potent solution for older adults suffering from heart disease. Majority of healthcare providers will only provide medical management of heart diseases.

Key takeaways:

– Great focus in the care of patients with heart problems should be focused maximizing their physical function.

– Physical exercise will help to build their stamina and to reduce the symptom of heart disease.

– As part of therapy, physical function should include aspects such as balance training, daily walking, resistance training, tackling more chores at home, tai chi, and yoga

Cardiac rehabilitation is a crucial tool for elderly patients, providing exercise counseling and training to promote heart health, and manage stress and depression.

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