Inactivity is one of the causes and symptoms of vascular problems. While you are more likely to develop some form of vascular disease with age, inactivity is one contributing factor that can increase your likelihood of developing a vascular disease. Other factors that can contribute to this include your family history, pregnancy, diabetes, high cholesterol, smoking, obesity, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Scleroderma, injury, infection, chronic renal failure, or sitting or standing for an extended period.
Physical activity is essential when trying to maintain good heart health. It will strengthen your heart muscle, keep your weight down, and help prevent artery damage due to high cholesterol, high blood sugar, and high blood pressure. Johns Hopkins Medicine provides information about 3 Kinds Of Exercise That Boost Hearth Health.
If you or a loved one believe that you are suffering from some form of vascular disease, it's essential to contact a trusted doctor with a particular emphasis and extensive experience in vascular diagnosis and surgery. Call Dr. Alan I. Benvenisty today.
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