Recreational Excerise Lowers Risk of Hypertension

Researchers found individuals with higher levels of physical activity at significantly lower risk of developing hypertension in the long-term. Data from over 136,000 people was drawn from 13 progressive cohort studies from North American, Europe, and Asia. High and moderate levels of recreational physical activity, not occupational activity, conferred the benefit.

PositiveTip: Adopting an active lifestyle of recreational physical activity can lower your risk of hypertension.