Tag: exercise is medicine

Evidence now suggests that exercise can reduce high blood pressure as well as fat, when compared to drugs.

Evidence now suggests that exercise can reduce high blood pressure as well as fat, when compared to drugs. If you have high blood pressure, your doctor will recommend a drug to lower it thereby reducing your risk of a stroke or another possible health problem.   If you have problems with visceral fat or type 2 diabetes, they may have recommended a drug for that such as metformin. While the drug approach has become the accepted standard by the healthcare community and the public, exercise is a scientifically proven option as well.   The NY Times  report on The American Read More »