In America, around 647K people die because of heart diseases. The heart is one of the most vital organs of human body. The heart helps to drain blood into the liver. If your heart stops working, then you’ll die for sure.
Now, the question arises, how can you keep your heart healthy? Well, there are a few things to follow. If you follow all these on a regular basis then you’ll have a healthy heart for sure.
Do you want to know those secrets? We also can’t wait to share with you.
The 8 golden secret rules
- Give up on laziness and be active
Everyone enjoys lying down and watch stuff, right? Some people are doing it more often like every day and all day. Some are also sitting at the office for the entire day. No matter, if you are doing intentionally or unintentionally, it’s harmful to your heart health. Because of no physical activity, it reduces the muscle mass and changes the metabolism. It’s a risk factor for your heart health.
Now, what should you do? You should exercise on a regular basis. Join the gym or at least go for morning and evening walks. Keep your body active. Don’t Sit for too long. Just do something that’ll keep your body active.
Do you know almost every 1 in 5 people who die from heart disease is because of smoking? Smoking is harmful we all know that. If you are a smoker, please give it up today. Also, try to ignore smokers. Don’t stay beside them when they are smoking. It because it is as harmful as smoking a cigarette by yourself.
- Less Alcohol Consumption
We all know, alcohol is harmful to heart, right? Regular alcohol consumption will make your heart weak and it may cause heart diseases as well. So, do you have to give up alcohol completely? Not really! Like, if you are drinking occasionally (like once a week). Or if you have that much self-control then 2 drinks a day won’t affect your body. Still, we will recommend you consume alcohol, on occasion.
- Get a good sleep
Sleeping is important. A night of healthy sleep can save your body from many diseases. The habit of healthy sleeping keeps your heart rate normal and it also reduces stress. That’s why at least get 7-8 hours of sleep every day.
- Control your cholesterol
Cholesterol is a very harmful thing for your human body. It slows down your heart muscle which causes heart disease. Cholesterol is the reason behind high blood pressure as well. So, consume and if possible, avoid foods with cholesterol. Use cholesterol free oil.
- Maintaining blood pressure
Blood pressure is like an indicator of our body. It shows if our body is doing well or not. So, check your blood pressure once in every three days. After checking your blood pressure, if it’s normal then keep going. But if it’s high or low then make a bit change on your diet and exercise routine. Keeping a good balance on your blood pressure assures a good health as well.
- Stress management
Too much workload, too much stress? Research says that stress is harmful to your heart. It increases blood pressure, heartbeat rate, etc. So, do something about stress. Do meditation, do exercise. Keep your stress away and relax your mind.
- Weight management
Do you have a healthy weight? Do you have the ideal weight according to your age? If you aren’t then do something about it. Work on your weight. If you’re overweight, then work on it. Change your diet. Do exercise. Overweight is another reason for heart disease. So, manage your weight, keep it healthy, keep it good.
So, here are the eight secrets behind a healthy heart. If you follow all these then you’ll have a great health.
Habits you should give up for a better heart health
Cutting off bad habits is the key to success in life. Like, if you really want to get rid of all the heart diseases then you must give up on these habits today.
So, here is an infographic that’ll explain which habits you need to give up today.
We hope, it helped you.
Nowadays, a huge amount of people are dying because they don’t focus on their assets, their health. Like consuming alcohol or smoking cigarettes won’t feel anything on the first day, but after a certain time, it’ll break your health.
So, give up all the bad habits that are harmful to your heart health and adapt more good habits like proper diet, consuming good carbs, etc.
In the end, be health conscious, take care of your heart. <3