you know that almost 30% of all deaths each year are due to heart disease?
that you do know, might you make an effort to pay a little more attention to
looking after a healthy heart? For
starters, here are 3 good habits to maintain a healthy heart:
and activity is key to nearly every aspect of a healthy heart. Thirty minutes
of exercise five times a week will help enormously. Whether this is on a
treadmill or taking a brisk walk around your neighbourhood, a swim, a gym visit
or a sports activity try to fit in whatever you can that suits your lifestyle.
hear all the time that diet and exercise are a most effective combination for
remaining healthy. I wonder why this is?! Perhaps
it’s because it is true?!
food is concerned try to base your meals around plant foods such as fruit,
vegetables wholegrains, nuts and seeds. Include healthy fats like Olive Oil and
have small amounts of red meat and fatty fish such as salmon and mackerel,
these are all good for you.
mental and emotional stress is now believed to be a significant risk factor for
heart problems try to factor some time to relax into your day.
are numerous ways of reducing your stress levels such as yoga, meditation,
going for a walk, reading, listening to music, or just socialising with
health checks you should have on a regular basis.
to the Heart Foundation the biggest risk factor for both heart disease and
stroke is high blood pressure. High blood pressure is called a silent killer
because there are no obvious symptoms so many people don’t realise they have
days it is easy to buy blood pressure monitors for the homes where you can keep
an eye on your it. Alternatively, make sure you visit the doctor on a regular
basis for your blood pressure to be checked.
again, it is important to have your cholesterol levels checked on a regular
basis by the doctor. High cholesterol can be dangerous to your health and a
simple test will tell you where your levels up.
if you don’t have diabetes, too much sugar in your blood can damage your
arteries so please ensure that you get this checked on a regular basis as well.
six tips will all contribute towards a healthier heart and remember, Mayfair
Mayfair, we care