Text-based Intervention Helped Increase Physical Activity

Text-based Intervention Helped Increase Physical Activity

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Text-based Intervention Helped Increase Physical Activity

A three-month, unsupervised health intervention based on a commercial activity tracker and motivational texts significantly increased daily step counts and improved quality of life in adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), according to data from a single-center trial in the U.S. Since physical activity has been shown to improve clinical outcomes in people with pulmonary hypertension, the findings highlight the potential benefits of this inexpensive and safe intervention in these patients. Larger, multi-center studies are needed…

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