Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Tips to Prevent Heart Disease

on this day we will give you an article on tips to prevent heart disease article is a continuation of our previous post titled The Symptoms of Heart DiseaseTo reduce risk of coronary heart disease, you can do the following things: 

• Healthy diet 

Avoid foods that contain lots of fat or high cholesterol. Seafood contains high cholesterol that can harm the heart. Reduce eating fried foods that contain lots of fat, otherwise the food can be prepared with boiled, steamed or baked. 

As much as possible, the food products we eat low-fat or nonfat. Choose milk, cheese, butter or other foods that are low in fat. Fry using olive oil has a little fat so that could be an option if the need to process food by frying. 

Besides avoiding fatty foods, avoid foods with sugar content is also high as soft drinks. Do not also consume too many carbohydrates, because in the body, carbohydrates are broken down into fat. In contrast, consumption of oats or wheat that can help keep the heart healthy. 

Keep your diet is not excessive to avoid obesity, because someone who has a waist circumference greater than 80 cm, greater risk of developing this disease. 

• Stop smoking 

Cigarette smoking is not good for heart health, then immediately stop this habit in order to keep the heart healthy.
• Avoid Stress 

Stress is very difficult to avoid when living in big cities like Jakarta, which is known for its jams and preoccupations. When a person experiences stress, the body will release the hormone cortisol, which causes blood vessels to become stiff. Hormone norepinephrine to produce the body when suffering from stress, which may increase blood pressure. Thus, it is very good if you avoid the stress either in the office or at home. 

• Hypertension 

Problem of hypertension or high blood pressure can also cause heart disease. Hypertension can injure the arterial wall and allows the channel to enter the arteries of LDL cholesterol and increase the accumulation of plaque. 

• Obesity 

Overweight or obese increases the high blood pressure and abnormal fat. Avoiding or treating obesity or overweight is the main way to avoid diabetes. Diabetes accelerates coronary heart disease and increases the risk of heart attack. 

• Exercise regularly 

You can do sports activities such as walking, brisk walking, or jogging. Sports activities are competitive and not too much work to strengthen the heart and improve blood circulation throughout the body. 

• Consumption of antioxidants 

Air pollution, motor vehicle fumes or smoke created the emergence of free radicals in the body. Free radicals can cause ulcers or deposition in blood vessels that can lead to blockage. To remove the content of free radicals in the body, the need for antioxidants that will catch and throw. Antioxidants can be obtained from a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. 

• Heredity 

A parents or siblings had a heart attack before age 60 have a greater risk of suffering from this disease. Therefore, if you have relatives who have had a heart attack, you should be more careful in keeping the diet and lifestyle can support a healthy heart.

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