Doctors often get asked “what is the best exercise for your heart”. The answer is any kind of moderate aerobic exercise is probably the best – which means walking or swimming or playing a sport like tennis. If you are fit and younger you can do a lot more, if you have not been exercising for a while think more long term to reduce minor injuries that can dampen the enthusiasm and can set you back weeks or months. When we think about the word exercise, we perhaps tend to think of sweating in special workout clothes trying to reach… read more →
Intermittent smoking or smoking even a few cigarettes increases your risk of cardiovascular events well beyond the perceived risk.