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Why is exercise important with coronary artery disease? wouldnt exercise cause a greater blockage and cause a heart attack?

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Dr. Richard Romano answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Exercise helps to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. If someone has cardiovascular disease, there can still be a reduction in disease with exercise. Some people with severe cardiovascular disease can't exercise because of active disease symptoms

Answered Mar 25, 2021

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