Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Gardening Lower the potent risk of heart disease and stroke

Benefits of Gardening on Elderly

Elderly who have retired from their jobs tend to be susceptible to heart disease and stroke. But gardening can reduce the risk of both diseases.

A study of Swedish precisely mentioned that physical activity in the garden as well as exercising in the gym. Because in addition to maintaining the health, the elderly also lowers the risk of heart disease and stroke.

As reported by the Daily Mail, a total of 4000 Elderly aged 60 years and involved in the study.

Researchers then asked respondents perform medical tests and ask for information about lifestyle made ​​, such as diet, smoking or drinking alcohol, and physical activity everyday.

Respondents were also asked if they like gardening, like fixing a broken home appliances, and other independent activities.

After that, cardiovascular health checked to check the levels of blood fats, blood sugar, blood clotting factors triggers, and other things that can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.

As a result, the active gardening elderly or just doing something else in the house have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke are lower despite not working out.

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