10 Easy Habits That You Should Apply to Reduce The Risk of Heart Disease
(HealthAndLovePage) According to some statistics about 17 million people around the globe die due to heart disease. This is a shocking number and what is even worse is that experts predict that this number will be much higher in the next decade.
There are more than 300 risk factors that can be linked to heart disease and most of them can be eliminated in case we are ready to implement some changes in your lifestyle. Now let’s analyze ten easy habits that you should apply in order to reduce the risk of heart disease significantly.
Reduce The Risk of Heart Disease By…
1. Watching TV – Be active.
Almost all people like to watch a good movie or TV show after a long day at work. Of course, there is nothing wrong with that, but this activity should not affect your physical activity in general. A recent study have confirmed that people who watch TV more than 4 hours a day had an amazing 80% increased chances of developing heart disease. You don’t have to be active all the time, but a 30-minute moderate activity per day (5 days a week) will improve your heart’s work.2. Healthy Diet.
All the substances you consume through the food have a significant impact on the health of the heart muscle – it can bring benefits to the blood vessels and facilitate the functioning of the heart or it can disrupt its function and increase blood pressure. Heart disease usually occurs gradually, over a long period of time and they are inevitably linked to diet and lifestyle. In order to reduce the risk of heart disease follow these dietary rules: don’t eat abundantly, do not over-eat, avoid sweet and fatty food and drink at least 0,5 gallons (2 l) of water a day.
3. Don’t Ignore The Snoring.
Snoring prevents the proper intake of oxygen through the airways. The lack of oxygen caused by snoring causes many serious health problems. We all need quality and healthy sleep in order to rest and have enough energy. Numerous studies have confirmed that snoring affects the development of hypertension and heart disease. If you notice that you have this kind of problem, visit your doctor and look for advice.
4. Stop Smoking.
Long-term consequences of smoking are manifested as “smoking-related diseases” and they usually appear in old age. The typical diseases of lungs and airways occur as a result of the direct contact between mucous membranes and tar ingredients. On the other hand, carbon monoxide, found in tobacco smoke, as well as the nicotine that enters the bloodstream leads to heart disease and problems with the circulation. Quitting smoking may not be the easiest task, but you should definitely start trying as soon as possible.