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Light exercise linked to mild intracerebral haemorrhage symptoms
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Light exercise linked to mild intracerebral haemorrhage symptoms

A University of Gothenburg study found that four hours of light exercise per week were linked to both higher survival rates and milder intracerebral haemorrhage symptoms. Intracerebral haemorrhage is the most serious type of stroke with few treatment options. About one in ten cases of stroke is an intracerebral haemorrhage, a condition caused by bleeding within the brain tissue, with a high risk of death and disability.Researchers from Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg demonstrate in the current register-based study a clear association, though not causality, between physical activity and protection against severe symptoms of intracerebral haemorrhage. The findings indicate that individuals who engage in light physical activity, such as walking or biking, for at least ...