Heart Study News: Nowadays heart related diseases and the number of its patients are increasing rapidly, people’s hearts are getting very weak, and due to this there is a risk of losing life due to fatal attacks like heart attack. Now a major study on the heart has come out. A new study from Tulane University is making headlines. This report is published in ‘The Independent’. In which it has been revealed that climbing 50 stairs every day reduces the risk of heart disease. According to the report, climbing 50 stairs per day reduces the risk of heart disease by almost 20 percent.
Why climbing stairs is good for the heart
Stress, coronary artery disease and atherosclerotic heart disease (ASCVD), are leading causes of death worldwide. Dr. Co-author of the report published in ‘The Independent’. Lu Qi said that climbing stairs quickly improves the cardiorespiratory system. An easy way to improve fitness and lipid profile. For people who do not exercise or gym. A professor at Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine said this. Climbing stairs is considered very good if you want to avoid ASCVD.
Several angles of heart disease were investigated in this research
The researcher used UK Biobank data to guide the research. This included 450,000 adults. To detect heart disease, participants were first evaluated based on their family history of heart disease, known risk factors, and genetic risk factors. A survey on lifestyle and stair climbing frequency was also conducted, with an average follow-up period of 12.5 years. The research also said that people who climb more stairs per day have a lower risk of heart disease.
This research was done in England
Senior Lecturer in Sports and Exercise at the University of Teesside, England. According to Nicholas Berger, climbing stairs has more benefits than walking on a flat surface because it requires the use of more muscles, balance and gross motor skills. He further adds that stair climbing involves cardiovascular activity. This is why people often experience shortness of breath while doing this practice. In fact, when you climb stairs, the heart rate increases and enough oxygen is delivered. This reduces the risk of heart disease, heart attack and stroke and makes the heart healthy.
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