Until now, heart disease is the number 1 killer in the world. Sufferers often do not suspect that they have heart disease until the attack occurs. We summarize several ways we can do to maintain heart health.
Exercising regularly can help our heart stay healthy. When we exercise the heart will pump blood faster so that our blood vessels become more flexible. Oxygen will also be distributed to all parts of our body so as to make us fitter.
Maintaining a Healthy Diet
One of the causes of this disease is food with high levels of fat and salt, such as fast food, smoked meats, sausages, and most foods that are processed using the deep fry technique. If you want a healthy heart, start eating fresh foods such as vegetables, nuts, and salmon.
Maintain Ideal Body Weight
Maintaining an ideal body weight will make it easier for you to move around and look more attractive. Limit eating or drinking that contains lots of sugar and salt. Keep your weight under control by planning a healthy weekly menu.
Controls Cholesterol Levels in the Blood
Maintaining the health of this organ by controlling cholesterol levels in the blood. You can do this by doing routine blood tests at the hospital. or independently at home with various kits that are now widely sold in the market.
Diligent Drinking Water
Drinking water can reduce the risk of this disease by 54% in men & 41% in women. This is because water can dissolve the salt content in the blood. thereby lightening the work of the heart in pumping fresh blood throughout the body. In general, our body’s need for water can be checked by paying attention to our urine. Drinking 8 glasses of water per day is a trivial habit, but has great benefits for our heart and body.
Warnings on cigarette packs are not made without reason. According to WHO every year there are 1.9 million people who die from this disease related to tobacco use. The nicotine and carbon monoxide in cigarettes are not only harmful to the lungs, they are also very harmful to the heart.
Not only does our heart work harder when it lacks nutrients and water, it is also heavily affected by stress levels and blood pressure. When you push your body to the limit, there are many parts of your body that will suffer, especially the heart. Adequate rest will ensure your metabolism is running optimally, your stress is more under control, and your blood pressure is normal.