Exercise is essential for most people with heart problems. Your health care team will help you learn the best kind of exercise to help your heart.
If you have had a heart attack, you will probably be encouraged to return to your normal activities, and start regular exercise, as soon as your doctor advises.
If you have heart failure, you will probably be encouraged to exercise regularly, but you may have special concerns about feeling energetic enough to do this.
It's important that you talk to your health care team about exercise. Be sure to get answers to the following:
Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Helping Your Heart, fourth edition, cvs-ahc-90648
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