Hearts Get ‘Younger,’ Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

(By Patti Neighmond for NPR)

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we’re healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn’t as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s or early 60s. And among people who don’t exercise, the underlying changes can start even sooner. Continue reading article here…

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