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Experts offer heart health tips for hunters

September 4, 2009 by  

Experts offer heart health tips for hunters With the hunting season approaching in some parts of the country, University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center has recently held an event to highlight the heart risks associated with the activity.

Doctors say hunters die every year from strenuous exercise and bursts of activity that hunting often requires. According to University of Michigan cardiologist Dr. Eric Good the combination of sitting for long periods and sudden rushes of adrenaline when prey is spotted can result in a heart attack.

The Heart of the Hunter Health Fair was therefore organized in response to the growing need to educate the public about the risks and preventive measures, and doctors and nurses were on hand to advise participants on safe outdoor practices.

Good stresses that hunters should treat the season as if they were training for a major sporting event like a marathon because the physical exertion can be intense.

"Even a 30-minute fast walk several times a week can help – anything that gets your heart pumping at 60 to 80 percent of your maximum heart rate, which is calculated by subtracting your age from 220," he suggests.

Supplements with vitamin B or omega-3 fatty acids are also recommended by health practitioners to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
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Spencer Cameron

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