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How long should I exercise daily to lower my blood pressure?

Emilia Klapp
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Research from the University of Connecticut recommends 30 minutes or more of continuous or accumulated physical activity each day. This activity lowers blood pressure by increasing the diameter of the arteries that wrap the heart, also called the coronary arteries, making them more elastic.

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