Ease Depression by Promoting Exercise to Patients with Heart Failure

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that patients with heart failure and depression may benefit from regular, moderate exercise.  Although the results of the study were modest, exercising 90 to 120 minutes a week reduced patient’s risk of re-hospitalizations and deaths related to heart problems. Patients should receive proper counseling from physicians prior to starting new exercise regimens. How do you encourage your patients to exercise more consistently?

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