Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Gift of Heart Friendly Lifestyle to Prevent Heart Disease

Man prevent heart diseaseDr. Kushagra Katariya, CEO and Chief Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon gives some great tips to today’s men to keep choronary heart disease at bay. Read to know and imply to be benefitted….

1. Watch your diet: Try to have balanced diet. Eat fresh fruit and vegetables, starch foods such as wholegrain bread and rice.

2. Get active: At least aim for 30 minutes of moderate exercise a day. Keeping yourself fit not only benefits your heart but also improves your mental health and well-being too.

3. Get your blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels monitored: Routine check-up will help you keep an eye on your blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Also will ring an alarm if you need a medical help.

4. Smoking reduces life-expectancy by 15-25 years and is the single most preventable cause of death. If you are a smoker, you are twice more likely to have a heart attack than a non-smoker. The moment you stop smoking, the risk of heart attack begins to reduce.

5. Monitor your alcohol: Too much alcohol can damage the heart muscle, increase blood pressure and also lead to weight gain. Try to avoid intake of alcohol or at least limit it to one to two units a day and gradually decreasing the consumption.

6. Cut down on salt: Too much salt can cause high blood pressure, which increases the risk of developing coronary heart disease.

7. Learn to manage your stress levels. If you find things are getting on top of you, practice yoga/meditation or take a vacation.

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