Older adults with hypertension who were physically active from 2002 to 2013 were less likely to have uncontrolled hypertension, compared with those who were inactive, researchers reported at the American Heart Association's virtual Hypertension conference. The study also found that participants who went from inactive to active during the time period had a decreased risk of uncontrolled diabetes, compared with those who were inactive.
Physical activity may help older adults control hypertension
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