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See! How Well Do You Know Your Heart

A correct assessment of your heart is very important as it shows the condition of your heart. Keeping the health of your heart safe is sound is very essential. For this, you can contact a doctor and talk about the risks. There are three basic steps that help you in making your heart healthier for future.

Step 1 โ€“ Calculating your number

For this, you can schedule an appointment with your doctor and calculate cholesterol, blood pressure, blood pressure and body mass index (BMI). All these counts act as a tool for finding the risk of heart disease and stroke.

On getting the exact calculation, it becomes easy for the doctor to examine the risk factor and start the treatment likewise if needed. There are the chances of development of atherosclerosis that is easily determined by testing. In this condition, the blood arteries and blood vessels get constricted to deliver the oxygen-rich blood to the heart.

There are certain other conditions that are also found by your number. Naming few are:

  • Angina pectoris
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Stroke
  • Heart attack

Step 2 โ€“ Analyzing the risk factors

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Once in our life, at a certain point, we face the risk of heart disease up to various degrees. There are some conditions that are totally out of our control. That’s why it becomes important to learn the ability to manage the risk factors by taking the guidance of physicians.

What can you control?

There are certain risk factors that you can control easily which are responsible for the heart disease.

s  High blood pressure

s  High cholesterol

s  Lack of exercise

s  Obesity

s  Weight

s  Diet

Step 3 โ€“ Taking the required step

 

If you want your heart to live longer, then you must follow the proven tips to bring change in your life.

      Cope up with blood pressure

Blood pressure and heart disease have the direct link with together. A high blood pressure condition can put you at a higher risk of having heart disease. Thus, it becomes important to keep the blood pressure in range to minimize the strain on heart, kidneys, and arteries.

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      Managing the cholesterol level

The high level of cholesterol is responsible for the plaque that can clog the arteries. This, in turn, results in heart disease and stroke. The prevention of clog gives you the way to make your heart healthy.

      Minimizing the blood sugar level

As we know that the food we eat gets converted into the glucose and used by the body to get energy. But, the excess amount is responsible for damaging the nerves, eyes, heart, and kidneys.

      Lose your excess weight

The excess weight is a reason behind the heart stroke. Losing the extra fat means you are minimizing the burden on your heart, lungs, blood vessels and bones. By losing weight, you can also feel active and energized.

Following these 3 steps religiously can cut down the risk on your heart and make it healthier to function throughout your life. Don’t take your heart for granted otherwise you will have to suffer throughout your life.