Is shoveling snow bad for your heart?

The act of shoveling itself isn't always harmful to your health; rather, it's

the circumstances in which you're doing it that can lead to cardiac

episodes. Particularly in the cold when our arteries have a propensity to

contract, too much exercise too rapidly might result in a heart attack and

raise blood pressure. Additionally, if you've been more sedentary than

normal throughout the winter, your chance of having a heart attack increases.

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