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Moderate exercise lowers risk of atrial fibrillation in older women. Practitioner 2015;259 (1786):8-10

Moderate exercise lowers risk of atrial fibrillation in older women

21 Oct 2015Registered users

A moderate amount of physical activity appears to reduce the risk of atrial fibrillation significantly in middle-aged and elderly women, according to a study published in Heart. Information about physical activity was obtained from 36,513 women, aged 49-83 (median 60) years in the Swedish Mammography Cohort who had completed a questionnaire at study entry.

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