Do you want what is best for your heart? And it’s simpler than you might think. Do you know cardiovascular disease followed by heart attack or stroke is by far the leading cause of death in both men and women with diabetes? But, the good news is that there are steps to take to reduce and help prevent a heart attack and heart disease.
What Puts Me At Risk For A Heart Attack?
Heart attack, which is also called as a myocardial infarction, is most commonly caused by a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the heart muscle. There are few aspects that increase your risk for a heart attack are not controllable, such as family history of heart disease and heart attack. The good news is that you can do something about coronary heart disease. The risk factors include,
- Being Overweight.
- Sedentary/ motionless lifestyle.
- Excessive alcohol use.
- Poor eating habits, such as eating foods high in saturated fats, sugar, and processed carbohydrates.
- Not taking good care of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
If you find yourself at risk for heart disease, or you suspect having something relevant to above-mentioned risk factors. Log On at Marham.pk to ask your question by our skillful doctor’s team, or you may book an online appointment with the best Cardiologist in Karachi, Islamabad or other main cities of Pakistan.
Addressing Risks Factors Can Prevent Chronic Heart Disease:
The sooner you start a heart attack prevention program, the less likely it is that you will have a heart attack. These lifestyle changes can help prevent a heart attack and heart disease.
If you never started smoking, that’s perfect! If you already quit, that’s excellent. If you still smoke, stop. Even people who smoke fewer than 4 cigarettes a day can have early symptoms of heart disease. Start now. In just a year you can reduce your risk of a heart attack.
Check Your Weight:
One of the most important things you can do if you have diabetes is to maintain a healthy weight. If you are overweight, talk to our Registered Dietitian about healthy ways to lose weight through Marham.pk.
Eat For Your Heart:
For a heart-healthy life, you should adjoin plenty of fruits and vegetables, grains, and omega-3 rich food, fatty acids like fresh tuna or herring to your diet. Cut down on salt, saturated fats, sweets, and red meats. Variety in your diet is a good way to get all the nutrients you need. Catch a perfect diet plan from our nutritionist via virtual appointment at Marham.pk.
Take it Easy:
Try yoga, meditation, and dedicated time to unwind after work. This can aid keep your stress levels down. Stressful emotions such as anger and hostility may also lead to heart attack risk, so stay cool & calm.
Keep Tabs On Hypertension:
If you found out the blood pressure is too higher than the adequate level, your risk of a heart attack goes up. Stress management, a healthy diet, and regular exercise can help you manage your blood pressure. Get prescriptions by the General Physician near you for lowering your blood pressure levels.
With a healthy new attitude and daily habits, you will look and feel healthier and younger, achieve a smaller waistline, and improve your energy level to live a healthy life.