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Woman WakingMuskego Chiropractic Weekly Health Alerts:

Exercise slows many of the degenerative problems that result from aging. This appears to be the result of alterations in several different biological functions and systems — exercise in fact modifies the operation of your metabolism, which makes it function much better.

There are a variety of proposed mechanisms for the effects of exercising, which includes:

 * The induction of heat shock proteins
 * Boost in cardiac antioxidant capacity
 * Expression of endoplasmic reticulum stress proteins
 * Anatomical and physiological alterations in the coronary arteries
 * Changes in nitric oxide creation
 * Adaptational alterations in cardiac mitochondria
 * Improved autophagy
 * Improved function of sarcolemmal and/or mitochondrial ATP-sensitive potassium channels