BY TEAM FOURTH FRONTIER DESK
Here are the few tips to follow to improve your heart health.
Exercise helps to strengthen the heart muscle, improves blood flow, and helps lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels. If you do not exercise at all, a brief walk is a good way to start.
Being overweight increases the risk of heart disease. Maintaining a healthy weight through a balanced diet and regular exercise helps to improve your heart health.
Maintain a healthy weight:
A diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein improves heart health. Avoid processed foods, excess salt, and saturated fats.
Eat a heart-healthy diet:
Chronic stress increases the risk of heart disease. Practice relaxation techniques such as meditation, yoga, or deep breathing exercises to improve your heart health.
Sleep deprivation increases the risk of developing high blood pressure and heart disease. Aim for at least 7-8 hours of sleep.
Get enough sleep:
Certain health conditions, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes, increase the risk of heart disease. Manage these conditions through healthy lifestyle changes.
Manage underlying health conditions:
Smoking and alcohol consumption increases the risk of heart disease. Stopping drinking and smoking improves heart health and lowers the risk of developing heart disease.
Quit smoking and alcohol consumption:
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