At Risk for Heart Disease?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. The good news is you can lower your risk by knowing the symptoms and making a few lifestyle changes.

What is heart disease?

Heart disease usually involves narrowed or blocked blood vessels anywhere in the body. There are many types of heart disease, including coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure.

Symptoms of heart disease

Be alert to signs like chest pain or discomfort when you’re active, excited or stressed, or after you’ve eaten a big meal or been outside in cold weather. If you feel something isn’t right, call your doctor.

Here are some worst foods for your heart which you should avoid > https://empress2inspire.blog/2020/07/16/worst-food-for-the-heart/

Checklist for a healthy heart

  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Make healthy food choices.
  • Be active at least 150 minutes a week.
  • Keep your blood pressure and cholesterol levels under control.
  • Find helpful ways to manage or reduce stress
  • Don’t smoke.

Protect your heart. Talk to your doctor about your risk for heart disease.

Reference : https://file.anthem.com/03952ANMENABS.pdf

18 Comments Add yours

    1. GS says:

      Yea the silent killer

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      1. Ryn says:

        Seems it

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  1. Not active enough per week- increasing meds makes that not easy

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    1. GS says:

      Do whatever you can

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      1. Well, going up on the meds has made me a bit unable to- wobbliness and stumbley has made things difficult

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      2. GS says:

        Take rest. You can do exercises sitting down or laying down

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  2. Great content and great blog

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you April. Heart disease affects 60% of world’s population in some way or another

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      1. I know my grandmother and mother both died from it in there 50s and 60s

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for sharing

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you for the reblog

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      1. Always a joy and pleasure to read and share your posts with followers, My Dear! Have a great day!!
        xoxox 😘💕🎁🌹

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  3. gpavants says:

    Garima,

    Good tips. Not to be confused with heartburn. That is also a big US issue.

    Thanks,

    Gary

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    1. GS says:

      Yup, The Big Number: 60 million Americans suffer from heartburn at least once a month. The burning pain of acid indigestion — commonly called heartburn — affects an estimated 60 million Americans at least once a month and 15 million people daily, according to the American College of Gastroenterology.

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