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Climb stairs to lower blood pressure and strengthen leg muscles

(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) If you don't have the time or money for aerobic and resistance training, why not try climbing the stairs? A new study demonstrates that stair climbing not only lowers blood pressure but also builds leg strength, especially in postmenopausal women with estrogen deficiencies who are more susceptible to vascular and muscle problems.
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