Strenuous exercise can increase the risk of stroke for individuals at risk

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Regular exercise is widely recognized as a key component of a healthy lifestyle. However, a recent study sheds light on the potential risks associated with strenuous exercise for people with carotid artery stenosis, a condition that affects approximately five percent of adults in the United States. This condition involves plaque buildup in the carotid arteries, … Read more

Stroke: Strenuous exercise increases the risk for people with blocked arteries

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Share on PinterestA recent study looked at the impact of strenuous exercise on stroke risk among people with blocked arteries. Drazen Zigic/Getty Images New research has found that an increased heart rate can lead to strokes in people with carotid artery stenosis (blocked arteries). For people without blocked arteries or minimal blockage, exercise helps maintain … Read more

16.5 million Americans at risk of stroke from excessive exercise: study

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Health From Adriana Diaz June 26, 2023 | 3:32 pm Push it but not too hard. Nearly 16.5 million Americans are at risk of stroke from exercising too strenuously, according to a new study. Published in the scientific journal Physics of Fluid, the researchers concluded that an elevated heart rate can induce a stroke in … Read more