How to keep our heart healthy?
Each of us knows that cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in the population. How to keep our heart healthy?
Each of us needs to take care of the heart muscle, regularly devote at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day to reduce the risk of heart disease. Most CVDs can be prevented by addressing behavioral risk factors such as tobacco use, unhealthy diet and obesity, and physical inactivity.
There are various kinds of heart diseases, e.g. cardiac failure, ischemic heart disease, angina, myocardial infarction, cardiac arrhythmias, etc. These heart diseases if not detected early can be quiet fatal to one’s life.
Keep a measurement diary, use the application to monitor basic health indicators. Know your numbers, act upon abnormal findings and get your levels within acceptable ranges. Remember to see your doctor immediately if you experience any abnormalities in blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, or chest pain.
- The second hand was specially invented by the English physician D. Flower to begin research on heart rate;
- Studies have shown that people who sleep during the day are 37% less likely to develop CVD than those who do not sleep all day;
- Throughout life, a person’s heart in a calm state contracts up to 3 billion times, per minute — about 72 times, per day — about 100 thousand, and a year 36 million 500 thousand times and pumps a volume of blood equal to almost 10 tons.
Remember, you have one heart, let’s keep it healthy.