A heart attack can be avoided
A heart attack can happen to any person, at any time and at any place. But it is more rampant among adults. A heart attack is when the heart suddenly stops to function. ( Stop to perform its function of pumping blood and carrying oxygen through the whole body) And it is deadly. It has claimed many lives and it is still claiming lives. There are many factors responsible for somebody to have a heart attack. But the good news is that heart attack can be avoided and that is what I am going to share with you today on this blog post.
How to avoid a heart attack.
1, Take good care of your health.
Some persons don't care about their health. They don't know anything about their health and they don't care to know until they fall sick. Please don't have a heart attack first before you want to care for your heart or you may never be there to care for your health.
Cardiovascular disease which is the major cause of heart attack account for over 40 percent of death in the world. For you not to be among this 40 percent, you must know how or treat the risk factor associated with this diseases. Risk factors like diabetics, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity and how the entry circulative system works. To avoid a heart attack you must not be ignorant of the risk factors. Other risk factors that you need to take into consideration are your age. It is common for people who are older than 35 years. And also you're genetic makeup. If one of your parent or both of them had it, then you are at risk.
3. Smoking is dangerous to your hearts' health.
To avoid a heart attack stay away from smoking and second-hand smoke. Cigarette smoking can lead to heart disease, stroke, and even heart attack.
Smoking can damage the lining of your cardiovascular system.
The carbon monoxide that is present in the tobacco that you smoke can reduce the amount of oxygen your blood carries. This is not good for your hearts' heart.
The nicotine present in the cigarettes you smoke can trigger your body to produce adrenaline. Adrenaline can increase your blood pressure and make your blood to clot which can lead to a heart attack.
4. Always check your blood pressure.
Do you even know your blood pressure? Do you even know how it works? When last did you check your blood pressure? If you can answer these questions correctly, then you are not at risk at all. To avoid a heart attack you must check your blood pressure always and know how it works. And if the result shows that you are hypertensive that is if the reading is above 115/80, then you need to see your healthcare provider for treatment.
If you don't check or don't know you are hypertensive you might be very close to a heart attack. Hypertension causes the circulative system to wear and tear which may lead to a heart attack.
5. Always check your cholesterol.
Three factors can increase your cholesterol.
1 a number of blood fats your liver produces.
2 the amount of cholesterol you take in through our diet.
3 And age, the older you are the higher your blood fats.
There are two types of blood fats the good blood fat (HDL) and the bad blood fat ( LDL) The higher your HDL the better for your cardiovascular health. And higher LDL can lead to a heart attack.
Please see your health care provider if your LDL is higher. It can be corrected by drugs or diet.
6. Mind what you eat and drink.
Obesity occurs when you take in more calories than your body needs or it can burn. And obesity is a major cause of heart attack and other cardiovascular diseases. So watch what you eat and drink it is advisable this day to drink and eat what will make you slim down.
7. Let exercise be part of your daily habits.
Exercise is good for your health. It helps the body to burn unwanted fats out of the body. http://yourhealthandmy.blogspot.com.ng/2016/06/exercise-5-benefits-of-regular-physical.html?m=1 It also strengthens the hearts' muscles. A walk for 30 mins. Every day will do the magic.
9. Work on your stress.
Severe stress can possibly cause a heart attack. There are many ways to reduce stress. Http://yourhealthandmy.blogspot.com.ng/2016/06/natural-ways-to-lower-stress.html? m=1 exercise, good sleep, and laughing can help reduce. Ability to manage your anger can also reduce your stress.