Working Out Your Arteries

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It's an axiom a modern life. Good Nutrition and exercise are crucial for healthy and hopefully happy life. Eat a balanced diet and you won't become obese exercise regularly and you'll reap the benefits but how exactly does exercise this is make us healthier there many ways of course some more specific than others. Here's one pretty concrete. Reason why exercise is worthwhile it can lower the risk of heart attack and stroke both are arterial diseases and overabundance of so called bad cholesterol clogs the arteries with plaque making blood flow more difficult. If the plaque ruptures a blood clot can form and cut off blood supplies completely when this happens in an artery supplying the heart or brain the result is a heart attack or stroke so how does exercise help there are some obvious ways exercise helps keep deep down a plaque causing cholesterol and pumps up levels of good plaque removing cholesterol plus the more your exercise the less likely you are to become overweight or obese conditions that can lead to clogged arteries. There are also some more science explanations regular exercise prompt cells lining the arteries to produce more nitric oxide which facilitates circulation meanwhile researching mize's found that exercise it's encouraging bone marrow to replace aging arterial lining cells with fresh new ones which can help heal damaged arteries so exercise really is is beneficial while they can make you look good on the outside if can help clean up your insides to this moment of science comes from Indiana University the city. We're on the web at moment of Science Dot Org. I'm Don Glass.

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