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Avoid Lifting Heavy Objects

Heavy weight lifting can lead to acute cardiovascular strain. They also increase the risk of getting ischemic heart disease. They produce various hemodynamic responses in cardiac patients. In patients with uncontrolled coronary heart disease, weight lifting must be avoided.

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