9 preventable heart risk factors!!!

Posted by IrshadK on February 13th, 2018

1. Smoking:

       × Smokers have 3 times higher chances of a heart attack as compared to non-smokers.

       → Quit smoking and you can reduce the risk within 2 weeks of your last smoke.

2. High Blood Pressure/hypertension:

        × High blood pressure doubles the risk of stroke.

        → Lowering your salt/sodium intake and alcohol consumption helps in reducing blood pressure

3. Cholesterol:

       × High level of blood cholesterol increases the risk of a heart attack

       → Reduce saturated fat/trans fat and dietary cholesterol in the daily diet.

4. Diabetes:

       × High blood pressure doubles the risk of stroke.

       → Lowering your salt/sodium intake and alcohol consumption helps in reducing blood pressure

5. Abdominal Density:

        × A waist line size greater than 35 in Women and 40 in men have a high risk of heart failure.

       → Follow a healthy lifestyle and reduce weight by exercising.

6.Stress:

       × Anxiety and depression lead to high blood pressure and increases the risk of heart disease

       → Avoid stress in daily life and practice yoga and meditation.

7.  Sedentary Lifestyle:

       × 12% of heart attacks are caused due to less physical activity.

       → 30 minutes of physical activity every day reduces your risk of heart failure

8. Binge Alcohol Consumption:

       × Anxiety and depression lead to high blood pressure and increases the risk of heart disease

       → Avoid stress in daily life and practice yoga and meditation.

9. Reduced consumption of fruits & vegetables:

       × High volume of saturated fat in the diet leads to high blood cholesterol level which in turn increases the risk of heart attacks.

      → Reduce the risk of this by increasing the intake of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Taking action can help us to keep our heart healthy thereby reducing the risk factor for various complicated heart diseases including heart attacks, dangerous blocks in the arteries/veins, stroke etc. The statistics shows that heart bypass surgery in India alone, account to around 60,000 annually. This number includes local patients as well as patients traveling to India for getting the surgery done here due to the world-class facilities and experties available at an affordable rate. Globally the number of cases is huge.

Also See: Blood Pressure, High Blood, Heart Disease, Heart Attacks, Risk, High, Heart
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