How to keep the heart healthy in your 30s and 40s
By True Scoop

Healthy Diet: Include fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat high protein foods in your diet.

Regular exercise: Get at least 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity exercise, which includes brisk walking, bicycling or swimming.

Quit smoking: Smoking does damage to the blood vessels and increases the risk of a heart disease.

Stop drinking: Too much alcohol can raise blood pressure and weight, increasing risk of a heart attack, stroke and type 2 diabetes

Managing Stress: Stress can increase blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Practice yoga and meditation to reduce stress.

Get enough Sleep: Good sleep is important for your general health, including heart health. Take seven-eight hours of sleep at night.

Get checked regularly: Get checked at regular intervals for cholesterol, blood pressure and other heart related parameters.

Do something positive: Studies show that helping others reduces stress and improves one’s own heart health.

Pay attention to symptoms: If you experience any unusual symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath or fatigue, contact your doctor immediately.

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