High Blood Pressure/Exercise - Gymophobics

High Blood Pressure/Exercise

Exercise was found to be as effective as drugs at reducing high blood pressure in a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Professor Ian Swayne, a scientist at the University of Greenwich explains ‘Repeated challenges to the cardiovascular system encourages the blood pumping system to adapt and strengthen and helps to increase ‘good’ cholesterol in the blood-which counters ‘bad’ cholesterol which would form plaque on artery walls and increase pressure.