As chronic diseases are becoming more and more prevalent in our society, the benefits of regular exercise and physical activity in treating and preventing these conditions cannot be overlooked. The prescription for health series was created to provide individuals who suffer from these chronic diseases basic guidelines on exercise. Each prescription highlights a common chronic condition and provides an exercise prescription for that specific disease.
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Your Prescription for Health Series:
- Anxiety and Depression
- Apparently Healthy Inactive
- Blood Lipid Disorders
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD)
- Heart Failure
- Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
- Lower Back Pain
- Prolonged Sitting
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Weight Loss