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Physical activity reduces cardiovascular risk in rheumatic patients

Publicado em 27 abril 2021
The risk of developing atherosclerosis – a narrowing of the arteries as cholesterol plaque builds up, leading to obstruction of blood flow – is higher for people with autoimmune rheumatic diseases than for the general population. As a result, they are more likely to have heart attacks and other cardiovascular disorders. The good news, according to a new study published in Rheumatology, is that regular exercise is a powerful weapon against vascular dysfunction in these patients. In [...]