Consistent exercise is a great drug as long as you do it. The primary benefits in cardiovascular disease is to reduce insulin resistance.
(Reuters Health) – Need another reason to exercise? A new study suggests that routine workouts are associated with significantly lower health costs for heart disease patients. Patients with heart disease who did moderate to vigorous physical activity for 30 minutes at least five times a week saved an average of more than $2,500 (about 2222 euros) in annual healthcare costs, the study found.