Dance for a Young Heart
Research suggests that dancing makes for a great heart-healthy workout. Like other forms of aerobic exercise, it raises your heart rate and gets your lungs pumping. It also burns up to 200 calories or more per hour.
Laugh Out Loud (LOL) not just virtually ( on Face book and Mails)but actually . Research suggests laughing can lower stress hormones, decrease inflammation in your arteries, and raise your levels of high-density lipoprotein (HLD), also known as “good cholesterol.”
Eaten in moderation, dark chocolate — not oversweetened milk chocolate — can actually be good for you. Dark chocolate contains heart-healthy flavonoids. These compounds help reduce inflammation and lower your risk of heart disease, suggest scientists in the journal Nutrients.
Why diabetics have higher incidence of heart disease ?
Around 442 million diabetic patients globally have higher incidence of heart disease as it is thought that actually small vessels of the He
art get damaged resulting in higher cardiac events. Gene therapy may ameliorate this impact.
Extreme anger and exertion together are dangerous
A recent study has shown that extreme exertion and anger are risk factors for heart attack. The two together would lead to tripling of the risk for the deadly disease. So, when you Are extremely exhausted, it is better to keep your anger under control!
Heart attack and cardiac arrest are different
Heart attack occurs when one of the artery supplying nutrition to it gets blocked. Cardiac arrest occurs when heart stops beating effectively resulting in cessation of blood supply to brain and other organs.
Worst diets to eat
A recent study has found that high intake of salt, too little fruits and vegetables, eating processed red meat, too little nuts and seeds, too little whole grains and high intake of sugar-sweetened beverages are responsible for almost half of deaths due to heart attacks and strokes.
Stop those pain killers
When you have non-specific pain, popping up a Diclofenac or a Ibuprofen every now and then can lead to heart arrest . Researchers have concluded that in a Danish study
use of any NSAID was associated with a 31% increased risk of cardiac arrest.
Healthiest hearts in the world
The Tsimane indigenous South Americans tribal population has the healthiest hearts in the world. The reason is they live simple , eat healthy and are physically active.
An 80-year-old from the Tsimane tribe has the same vascular age as North American in his or her mid-fifties.