Three Hours of Walk Reduces Stroke Risk among Women

Three Hours of Walk Reduces Stroke Risk among Women

Walking is considered to be the simplest and best way to remain fit. Recently, a study has been taken out in Spain, which has unveiled an added advantage of walking among women.

The research taken out by a group of researchers from Murcia Regional Health Authority Spain has concluded that three hours of walking reduces the stroke chances among women in comparison to those, who do less than the same or do not go for walk at all.

Lead researcher José Maria Huerta said that the study finding will surely encourage a number of people to include some form of moderate recreational activity in their daily routine. It will not only keep them fit, but will also help people in maintaining their health.

The study, which has been published in the journal Stroke, has found that regular walkers were having 43% less chance of suffering from stroke in comparison to inactive lot.

In order to reach at the above given result, the study researchers asked approximately 33,000 men and women to take part in a physical activity questionnaire. It shall be noted that the total number was divided in terms of gender, amount of time given for physical activity and level of exercise done.


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