What is the role of exercise in treating heart disease?

Benjamin T. Cohen, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Exercise is as important as medicine in treating heart disease, says Ben Cohen, MD, a cardiologist at West Hills Hospital. In this video, he describes how moderate, regular exercise helps the heart become more efficient over time.
Mark B. Lampert, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Exercise is an important part in the treatment of heart disease. Learn more from Dr. Mark Lampert on behalf of NorthShore University HealthSystem about the role exercise plays in treating heart disease.


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Heart Disease Treatment

Heart Disease Treatment

Treatment options for heart disease depend on the type of disease you have. Less severe blockages in arteries are treated with lifestyle modification, control of risk factors and medications while severe blockages are treated with ...

medication, angioplasty or bypass surgery. Some patients may be eligible for cardiac rehabilitation, a medically supervised program designed to help you heal your heart and keep it healthy.

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