The heart is the most vital organ in the body and it is important that you keep it healthy as you continue to grow older. While there are some common heart health practices that we’re all aware of, there are also some lesser known causes of heart disease and practices that you can adhere to in order to avoid them. If you are looking to improve your overall cardiovascular health, here are five things you can do to keep your heart healthy.
- Keep an Eye on the Overall Health of Your Lungs
Although it may come as a surprise for some, the overall health of your lungs is very closely related to the health of your heart. The lungs are part of the cardiovascular system, which is designed to bring nutrients and oxygen throughout the entirety of your body. If your lungs aren’t functioning as efficiently as they should … Read the rest
India, as a country is undergoing a significant change and progressing at a very rapid pace. The GDP (Gross Domestic Product) is showing an upswing and there have been a lot of sectors where India has shown the world that we are no longer ‘just another progressing country’, but we can also be leaders in the fields of technology, sports, entertainment, etc. Though GDP is one way to look at a country’s progress, the other measure could be the amount of money being spent on healthcare.
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Though the socio-economic conditions have improved, problems like obesity, anxiety, Diabetes, high blood pressure, etc. are very common even with Indians who are in their early 30’s. As per a report, India currently represents around 49% of the world’s diabetes burden, expected to almost double to 134 million by 2025. This is a serious matter of concern for a ‘Young … Read the rest
Cardiovascular disease is something that all Australians need to take seriously. Each year, cardiovascular disease is responsible for almost 500,000 of all hospitalisations.
One out of every six Australian residents has some form of cardiovascular disease; that’s about 4.2 million Aussies. Every 12 minutes, the disease will claim the life of an Australian.
However, you do not have to let this be you. Just take simple steps each day to improve your chances of having a healthier heart.
If you want to reduce your chances of getting cardiovascular disease, you don’t have to completely change your lifestyle. All you need to do is make a few smarter choices where your health is concerned.
In other words, you need to get enough sleep, eat better foods and move your body more often. If you can practice these three things on a daily basis, you could avoid getting cardiovascular disease altogether.… Read the rest
Does your loved one has an unavoidable urge for drinking? Is it causing a problem in daily life? In spite of all these, continuing drinking anyhow???
Well, I am sorry to convey that they may be facing the AUD or alcohol use disorder. This is the medical term used for common problem “alcoholism”.
Behavior that tells about alcoholism
Take a look at other common symptoms that may be seeing:
- Drinking for longer time than intended
- Priority works are neglected and that too for drinking
- Getting into unusual tasks and getting hurts after drinking
- Still consuming even after being diagnosed with serious health issues
- Common withdrawal symptoms like anxiety, depression, sleepy, shakiness is existing as hangover.
It is a matter of concern if any two of these symptoms have positive answer.
So you just need the experts help to come out of it.
A huge challenge is waiting for you
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If you suffer from high cholesterol levels, you are at an increased risk of developing heart disease. Luckily, there are many ways you can lower your LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and improve your HDL (good) cholesterol levels. Let’s take a look at the top ten ways you can naturally lower your cholesterol levels and improve your heart health.
- An active lifestyle – Having an active lifestyle that includes regular exercise can improve cholesterol levels. For best results, include strength training exercises with aerobics to boost human growth hormone production. Lower LDL cholesterol levels and improve HDL cholesterol. WebMD reports that exercise can help you lose weight. Excess body weight can increase your risk of developing high cholesterol and heart disease. When you exercise, the enzymes that help to pull LDL cholesterol from the blood and to the liver where it is converted into bile are activated, which helps you expel
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