Patients with heart problems benefit more from exercise than healthy people

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() Patients with heart problems benefit more from exercise than healthy people and can slash their risk of early death by 14 per cent with regular workouts, new study claims Cardiovascular disease sufferers cut risk of early death with regular exercise Patients with heart problems get a much bigger survival boost from being active  The NHS says adults need 150 minutes of exercise each week 

By Ben Spencer Medical Correspondent For The Daily Mail

Published: 01:48 BST, 2 September 2019 | Updated: 01:48 BST, 2 September 2019

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Patients with heart problems benefit twice as much from exercise as healthy people, it was claimed yesterday.

A study of more than 400,000 middle-aged people found those with cardiovascular disease slashed their risk of an early death by 14 per cent if they regularly exercised.

Mortality risk for healthy people who did the same level of exercise fell just 7 per cent.

Patients with heart problems benefit twice as much from exercise as healthy people

Patients with heart problems benefit twice as much from exercise as healthy people

Experts said it is the first time research has shown patients with heart problems get a much bigger survival boost from being active.

Dr Sang-Woo Jeong, presenting his report at the European Society of Cardiology congress in

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