Even low impact exercise such as walking can help get your system moving and boost energy levels. Naturally, some of the physical and mental symptoms of hepatitis C will affect your motivation to engage in any exercise. But gentle exercise such as a walk, gentle swim, even gentle stretches will help to relieve stress, fatigue, depression and aches.
Walking, like other exercise, can help you achieve a number of important health benefits. Walking can help you: Lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (the "bad" cholesterol) Raise high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol) Lower your blood pressure Reduce your risk of or manage type 2 diabetes Manage your weight Improve your mood Stay strong and fit