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8 tips to minimise heart attack risk

Updated On Feb 22, 2023 05:26 PM IST
  • Making certain lifestyle changes can help minimize your risk of a heart attack and improve your overall heart health.
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Reducing the risk of a heart attack involves making lifestyle changes that promote heart health. Here are some tips to help you minimize your risk of a heart attack: (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 22, 2023 05:26 PM IST

Reducing the risk of a heart attack involves making lifestyle changes that promote heart health. Here are some tips to help you minimize your risk of a heart attack: (Pexels)

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Control your blood pressure and cholesterol levels: High blood pressure and high cholesterol are major risk factors for heart disease. Monitor your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and follow your healthcare provider's recommendations for keeping them under control. (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 22, 2023 05:26 PM IST

Control your blood pressure and cholesterol levels: High blood pressure and high cholesterol are major risk factors for heart disease. Monitor your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and follow your healthcare provider's recommendations for keeping them under control. (Pixabay)

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Limit alcohol consumption: Drinking too much alcohol can raise blood pressure and contribute to other heart disease risk factors. If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Limit alcohol consumption: Drinking too much alcohol can raise blood pressure and contribute to other heart disease risk factors. If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation. (Unsplash)

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Maintain a healthy weight: Being overweight or obese can increase the risk of heart disease. Try to maintain a healthy weight through a combination of diet and exercise. (Gettyimages) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Maintain a healthy weight: Being overweight or obese can increase the risk of heart disease. Try to maintain a healthy weight through a combination of diet and exercise. (Gettyimages)

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Quit smoking: Smoking is a major risk factor for heart disease. If you smoke, quitting is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of a heart attack. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 22, 2023 05:26 PM IST

Quit smoking: Smoking is a major risk factor for heart disease. If you smoke, quitting is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of a heart attack. (Pexels)

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Exercise regularly: Regular exercise helps to improve heart health and reduce the risk of heart disease. Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise each week. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 22, 2023 05:26 PM IST

Exercise regularly: Regular exercise helps to improve heart health and reduce the risk of heart disease. Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise each week. (Pexels)

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Exercise regularly: Regular exercise helps to improve heart health and reduce the risk of heart disease. Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise each week. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 22, 2023 05:26 PM IST

Exercise regularly: Regular exercise helps to improve heart health and reduce the risk of heart disease. Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise each week. (Pexels)

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Maintain a healthy diet: Eat a heart-healthy diet that's low in saturated and trans fats, salt, and added sugars. Focus on eating fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats. (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 22, 2023 05:26 PM IST

Maintain a healthy diet: Eat a heart-healthy diet that's low in saturated and trans fats, salt, and added sugars. Focus on eating fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats. (Pixabay)

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Get enough sleep: Chronic sleep deprivation can increase the risk of heart disease. Aim for 7-9 hours of sleep each night. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Get enough sleep: Chronic sleep deprivation can increase the risk of heart disease. Aim for 7-9 hours of sleep each night. (Pexels)

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Manage stress: Chronic stress can increase the risk of heart disease. Find ways to manage stress, such as meditation, deep breathing, or yoga. (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Feb 22, 2023 05:26 PM IST

Manage stress: Chronic stress can increase the risk of heart disease. Find ways to manage stress, such as meditation, deep breathing, or yoga. (Pixabay)

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