Does walking prevent angina and heart disease?

Medically Reviewed by Checkmark Medically Reviewed By: Dr. Sravanthi Sunkaraneni

To a certain extent. Healthy lifestyle including daily walks is a long-term practice that can reduce the risk of angina and heart disease. Regular exercise makes the heartbeat faster and makes you breathe more quickly. It improves the body’s ability to take in and use oxygen, which reduces the risk of angina and progression of heart disease.

People with heart conditions can incorporate exercises such as walking, cycling or even a living room workout at a level that suits them. However, in people with heart diseases, excessive walking might induce angina. So, they should plan their exercises after consulting their doctor.

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