How to Reduce Heart Attacks?

How can you reduce your risk of a heart attack and a stroke? Cholesterol, blood pressure, and weight are the component to prevent a heart attack and a stroke. 950,000 people a year die from cardiovascular diseases. This most likely affects the women more than the men. Heart attack is one of the forms of cardiovascular disease that killed 530,000 and stroke killed 167,000 per year. Arteriosclerosis is a disease that plaques in the artery. This will cause a heart attack or a stroke. Twelve to fifteen percent of teenagers have early arteriosclerosis. American Heart Association is trying to help teenagers to change their eating habits for a better life span without heart attack or a stroke.

High cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, excessive weight, and physical inactivity are six major factors to reduce your risk. Good cholesterol helps clear fats from artery walls. Triglycerides are fatty substance that increases the risk of a stroke or a heart attack. High blood pressure reduces blood vessels to dilate. Another name for a blood pressure is hypertension. Hypertension is the major cause of strokes. It also helps the growth of artery plaques. Tobacco reduces the amount of oxygen in blood. It also damages artery walls. People who smoke are most likely to suffer from a heart attack at a rate more than twice of nonsmokers.

Obesity causes blood pressure to raise triglyceriders, and create good and bad cholesterol in an unhealthy mix. It also increases the risk of diabetes. Physical inactivity can lead to many health problems. It increases the risk of diabetes. Eighty percent of diabetes dies of heart attacks and stroke. Physicians can figure out what a person risk by using a snapshot. Some people need medication to help maintain their cholesterol and blood pressure.

You can start a healthy diet by eating the right foods such as fruits, lean meats, vegetables, low fats dairy products, fish, and poultry. Try to reduce your calories daily. Avoid eating food like eggs, red meats, dairy products, and some cooking oils because it contains rich saturated fats. Fried food contains the most fats so try to let it go. Regular exercise can reduce blood pressure, triglycerdes, increase food cholesterol and help you lose weight.

In my opinion, I think that reducing your risk is very important. Having a longer life is better than a short one. People who had a heart attack that survive will regret that they should of taking care of their body. It can be hard to follow these steps to be healthy but temptations always flow around. In reality you have full control of what you eat. I hope people would realize how important this is. These are hardcore facts that you need to know. This article helps me to understand how our body works. To fully understand it we must follow these steps to reduce our risk. Our environment shows us that we can’t live without unhealthy foods. Smoking is another bad interference with our society. It causes lung cancer and stroke. I urge people not to smoke for their benefits. Try to get outside and have some fun by playing sport. It helps us to reduce calories and help our body to be stronger. These methods will work to reduce our chances to get a heart attack and a stroke. Life is short already so don’t make it shorter.

They’re so many different diseases in the world so why would you want any? This article shows me a path to take care of my body and how to live a healthy life. Ask your physician for advice to ensure you with the right ideas.

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