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Genders have different heart response to exercise
Genders have different heart response to exercise (April 1, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Minnesota - Women and men have a different heart response to exercise, according to a report presented at the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting. Researchers studied data on over 25,000 patients who had taken exercise stress tests. Participants ranged in age from 40-89 years, and had no heart disease history. Results showed that though both genders saw their peak heart rate decline with age, the decline was more gradual in women. As such, previous formulas for peak heart rate overestimate what a younger woman can achieve and underestimate what an older woman can achieve
 
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