5 Tips to prevent Heart Disaese


  1. Get Active – Even 30 minutes of moderate intensity activity five times per week reduces the risk of heart disease. Try to make exercise regular part of your life.
  2. Eat a healthy Heart fruits/ diet – Eat plenty of fresh fruits & vegetables. Drink lot of water.
  3. Know your Numbers  & risk:  Have your blood pressure, BSL ( Blood sugar level), lipid profile ( cholesterol) levels checked regularly.  High level all these test puts you at greater risk. Also monitor your weight, body mass index, waist circumference regularly.
  4. No addiction – Avoid smoke filled environments, exposure to second hand smoke significantly increase the risk of heart disease. Avoid tobacco & alcohol
  5. Medical Management- Take the medication that your doctor has prescribed. ( If you are on any medication)
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Quiz to find out risk of Heart attack?


 

  1. Do you smoke ?
  2. Is your blood pressure 140/90 mmHg or higher OR have you been told by your doctor that your blood pressure is too high?
  3. Has your doctor told that bad cholesterol levels are high?
  4. Do you have family history of Heart attack?
  5. Do you have diabetes?
  6. Are you over 50 years old?
  7. Is your BMI (Body mass Index) is  ≥ 25?
  8. Do you get less than 30 minutes of physical activity on most days?
  9. Have you had a heart attack?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, you were at increased risk of having a heart attack.

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