Study: Exercise improves blood pressure responsiveness to stress: A systematic review and meta-analysis.  Image credit: ViDI Studio/Shutterstock.com

Muscles calm the mind: Exercise can lower stress-related blood pressure responses

In a recent study published in the journal Scientific reports, researchers performed a meta-analysis to elucidate the effects of exercise on stress-related blood pressure (BP) reactivity. Their results show that regular aerobic exercise helps reduce systolic BP responses to adult stressors, especially in hypertensive individuals. Study: Exercise improves blood pressure responsiveness to stress: A systematic …

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