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Cut Heart Failure Risk in Half Just by Sitting Less

Schmedthorst, A. (n.d.). Cut Heart Failure Risk in Half Just by Sitting Less. Easy Health Options. https://easyhealthoptions.com/women-over-50-can-cut-heart-failure-risk-in-half-just-by-sitting-less/

Staying active is one of the best ways to keep your whole body, especially your heart healthy. But according to a brand new study reported by the American Heart Association, simply getting your recommended levels of exercise might not be enough, especially when it comes to heart failure. In fact, if you’re a woman over 50, you might be doing everything else right but still doubling your risk of heart failure if you sit even what most of us would consider a short amount of time each day. Keep reading to find out how you can combat this risk by making simple changes to your daily lifestyle.

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Sources:

  1. Older women can cut heart failure risk in half by reducing time spent sitting — Study Finds
  2. Less sedentary time reduces heart failure risk for older women — Heart.org