Tips to take care of your heart Cardiology 05/05/2022
On March 14 The European Day for Prevention is celebrated cardiovascular diseases. In addition, this year 2022 La Marató of TV3 is dedicated to cardiovascular diseases and from the Parets Medical and Dental Center we want to offer you some tips to improve your cardiovascular health and help you prevent possible future heart diseases.
According to the data, 37% of the causes of mortality and disability in our country are due to cardiovascular diseases. If it is true that the genetic factor influences the risk of suffering from a cardiovascular disease, that is; as the general characteristics of the person. Even so, the lifestyle we lead on a daily basis can affect our cardiovascular health.
WHAT WE CAN WE DO TO TAKE CARE OF OUR HEART?
The prevented it. is the best “weapon” to protect our hearts. here It has the tips we give you to take care of it:
Moderate the use of salt. Its excessive consumption is related to hypertension.
No smoking. Nicotine causes blockages in the arteries that can be harmful in the long run.
Do sports. At least walk 30 minutes a day. This make May our hearts be stronger, we will lower cholesterol and improve our composition. body.
Don't overindulge in high-fat foods. Care should be taken with high-fat foods such as sausages, cheeses, crackers, food. industrial, etc.
Control weight. Ideally, the BMI should be within parameters. How to calculate BMI? Dividing weight by height in meters squared. A nutritionist can help us find out what our proper BMI is.
Daily vegetable intake. Two servings of fruit and vegetables a day reduce the risk of heart attack by 15% in women and 5% in men.
Do not consume alcohol. Like many things, excess is detrimental to our health. I'm sorry that a glass of wine can be beneficial for our health, but; in excess it can be very harmful to our heart.
HEART HEALTHY FOODS IN OUR SHOPPING BASKET
We leave you with a small list of heart-healthy foods that you can add to your shopping cart:
- Olive oil.
- Whole grain.
So, by following a few small guidelines for both nutrition as for mobility, we can give a better life to our heart, which will thank us; these actions.
Contact us if you have questions about how to improve your cardiovascular health.
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