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Jennifer Moll, PharmD

Starting an Exercise Program When You Have Heart Disease

By December 14, 2012

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Exercise plays an important role in lowering your cholesterol. But when you have heart disease, following an exercise program may be difficult to follow. If you are relatively stable, you may not have any problems with beginning a program. But if you have severe heart disease, this could present some problems with exercise. In any case, talk to your healthcare provider before you begin any type of exercise program. This article will provide you with some helpful tips in starting an exercise regimen, and what to look for when you might be overexerting yourself.

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