Exercise for Seniors After Heart Surgery

This week Sheldon asks, “hi, what kind of exercises can the elderly perform to improve their heart conditions after heart surgery or with PAD?” Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America and there are over 500,000 coronary bypass procedures every year.  I see many seniors after open heart surgery, including bypass surgery and valve repair or replacement surgery. That is why exercise for seniors after heart surgery is so important. By far the biggest complaint of these seniors is just how much fatigue and weakness they feel.  Heart surgery is a huge trauma to your body....

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