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Benefit of Adding Physical Activity to Treatment Plans

March 11, 20169 min
How can physical activity be incorporated into treatment plans for better overall health?Treatment plans from health care providers usually consist of some combination of dietary changes, taking supplements, and sometimes adding medication. There may be visits to specialists for diagnosis as well, depending on the issues you're trying to address.Exercise can also serve as medicine for the body. Elevating physical activity to the status so it becomes a standard on health care would help preserve and improve patient health. Wouldn't it be nice to get a treatment plan from your doctor that includes the best physical activity to help your condition?Listen in as Dr. Felipe Lobelo discusses how physical activity can be incorporated into treatment plans for better health.

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