Climbing stairs can lower blood pressure and strengthening leg muscles, study

A new study demonstrates the effectiveness of stair climbing in helping to prevent and treat menopause and age-related vascular complications and muscle weakness.

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According to a new study, climbing stairs could not only lower blood pressure but also builds leg strength, particularly in postmenopausal women with estrogen deficiency who are more powerless to vascular and muscle issues.

For postmenopausal women, identifying the right form of exercise to achieve the desired benefits without creating additional health problems is more complicated. High-power protection preparing, for instance, is a viable intercession for diminishing age-related loss of muscle quality in postmenopausal women.

Be that as it may, it additionally can possibly increment circulatory strain in moderately aged grown-ups with prehypertension or hypertension. These negative impacts have been limited by consolidating vigorous and protection preparing, however, there are hindrances that avoid numerous women from exploiting the advantages. These genuine and saw hindrances incorporate absence of time, cash, close-by wellness offices, poor climate, and a feeling of humiliation.

Climbing stairs offers the benefits of aerobic and resistance exercise for improving cardiorespiratory fitness and leg muscle strength in postmenopausal women without their having to leave the house or pay a fee. It also offers benefits like fat loss, improved lipid profiles, and reduced risk of osteoporosis.

Dr. JoAnn Pinkerton, NAMS executive director said, “This study demonstrates how simple lifestyle interventions such as stair climbing can be effective in preventing or reducing the negative effects of menopause and age on the vascular system and leg muscles of postmenopausal women with hypertension.”