Best exercise to prevent stroke recurrence
Stroke patients can improve their blood pressure and reduce their risk of repeat strokes with exercise, according to a review.
Even with limited mobility, any kind of exercise is worth the effort, say the UK study authors — particularly if it’s aerobic and initiated early.
The team pooled data from 20 studies that evaluated exercise programs after a stroke or transient ischemic attack.
Altogether, the studies involved 1031 patients from 10 countries.
Some focused on aerobic exercise, while others evaluated