Prescribing Physical Activity
Making physical activity a routine part of clinical care
British Heart Foundation
Heart and circulatory diseases kill 1 in 4 people in the UK. Patients can reduce their risk of heart and circulatory disease by 35% by being more physically active.
Other benefits include significantly reducing the risk of developing conditions such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol all of which increase the risk of developing heart and circulatory diseases.
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British Heart Foundation Useful Links
Understanding physical activity
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