Daily Habits To Prevent Heart Disease
Heart disease refer to a situation when the heart is not working normally. Due to short supply of blood to the heart. The blood vessels are narrowed or blocked due to the deposition of cholesterol on their walls. Preventing heart disease Lifestyle should be imbibe by all and sundry. Babies can be born with heart disease. This is called congenital heart disease.
If people get heart disease later, it is called acquired heart disease. Most heart disease is acquired.
Cardiovascular disease which lead to heart attack or stroke is the leading cause of death in both men and women who suffer from diabetes. Because there will be short supply of oxygen and nutrients to the heart muscles, which is needed for proper functioning of the heart. This may eventually result in a portion of the heart being suddenly deprived of its blood supply leading to the death of that area of heart tissue, resulting in a heart attack. Lifestyle changes and the following steps reduces your risk for heart disease if you have diabetes.
SOME SYMPTOMS OF HEART ATTACK
⦁ Pain in the arms or shoulder
⦁ Shortness of breath or swelling of the extremities due to weakness of the heart muscle
⦁ Pain in the jaw
⦁ Chest pain
⦁ Neck or back
⦁ Palpitations — the feeling that your heart is skipping a beat or beating too rapidly
⦁ Undue fatigue
TIPS FOR PREVENTION OF HEART DISEASE
Preventing heart disease Lifestyle
1. Get regular physical activity
2. Manage your stress, let go off frustrations and anger , and learn how to control your emotions.
3. Avoiding foods rich in saturated fats to reduce lipid levels in the blood and to prevent arteriosclerosis and have a healthy heart
4. Don’t smoke. If you already do, develop an exit strategy because smoking is main causes of Ischemic heart diseases
5. Eat more high-fiber, whole grains, high-nutrient, lower-calorie foods, such as vegetables, legumes, and fruits because this heart healthy diet can help you live longer.
6. Eat nuts and seeds (ideally raw, unsalted, and organic), especially almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds, as well as omega-3 oily fishes that include salmon and sardines (good with green salads) to get good-quality oils
7. Nutritional supplements for protection against cardiovascular disease
8. Reduce your intake of saturated animal fats, especially excessive dairy products
9. Reduce your intake of high-calorie, low-nutrient foods for instance baked goods, chips, boxed sugared cereals, and other processed foods, as well as the salty snacks from chips to cured meats. They contribute to obesity, a leading risk factor for CVD
10. Try as much as possible to be at peace with all men
11. Control your weight
12. Get enough quality sleep