7 simple heart-healthy habits for American Heart Month

15 February, 2018, 14:09 | Author: Sherman Richardson
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"Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, remains the leading global cause of death with more than 17.9 million deaths each year". Eating a heart-healthy diet and choosing to live a heart-healthy lifestyle will be helpful and beneficial for individuals. "Taking care of our heart health should be a top priority for everyone".

We often associate heart disease with aging. What follows are eight key ways to improve your heart health.

Knowing the risk factors - hypertension or high blood pressure, diabetes, increased cholesterol levels, obesity, genetics, poor habits such as smoking - and making lifestyle changes to combat them, can alter a prognosis and prevent further progression of heart disease, he says.

For the last several years, Greenville Fire-Rescue has embraced hands-only CPR, as dictated by the American Heart Association. This aerobic activity should be combined with muscle-strengthening exercises at least two days a week. But Valentine's Day, which occurs during American Heart Month, should also stand as a reminder to love your own heart too.

If you or someone you are with has any of the signs or symptoms above, call 911 immediately to get to a hospital to be evaluated because it could possibly save a life. Many have found success using aids such as nicotine gum or patches.

Stress - Do your best to keep stress under control. Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables can provide the vitamins and minerals your body needs.

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About 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be preventable with education and action. "The other unique thing in women is they can have extreme fatigue". Cook meals at home that are low in salt, saturated fats and high in unsaturated fats (fish, avocado, etc.).

Hormone therapy - Studies have shown that utilizing hormone therapy for menopausal women can help to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Silent heart attacks often pose no symptoms.

Treatment in the Preventive Cardiology Program is recommended for people suffering from chronic conditions such as diabetes, bad cholesterol, or high blood pressure.

While you can't do anything to change your family's medical history, understanding it can help you make the best decisions for your own health.

"When it comes to heart disease, women are under-researched, under-diagnosed and under-treated, under-supported and under-aware", says the report entitled "Ms. Understood".

Unrefined whole-grain foods contain fiber that can help lower your blood cholesterol and help you feel full, which may help you manage your weight.


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