AHA statement: People with congenital heart disease need physical activity

April 29th, 2013 in Cardiology /

A new scientific statement from the American Heart Associations reminds physicians and people with congenital heart disease that regular physical activity is still important and should be promoted.

(heart structural problems existing since birth) is estimated to affect more than 859,000 children and 850,000 adults in the United States.

According to the statement:


The statement will be published in Circulation, a journal of the .

Provided by American Heart Association

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