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Healthy Heart Tips by Dr Alla Gopala Krishna Gokhale

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Heart diseases are one of the major problems faced by people who do not take proper diet and nutritional food. Dr.AGK Gokhale, Best Cardiothoracic Surgeon In India shares a brief note on heart healthy tips to avoid Heart diseases.

A brisk walk is "healthier than running”, both activities with simple precautions can largely have similar reductions in the risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes & possibly coronary heart disease (CHD). Cardiac yoga is basically artery gentle yoga exercises tailored to the special needs of people, who have various cardiac problems, live with a cardiac condition or recover from cardiac diseases.

Eat Healthy Breakfast: Skipping breakfast can set you up for overeating later in the day. Remember to have a healthy morning breakfast which can give you energy, satisfy your appetite, & set the stage for smart decisions all day long and avoid risks of stress and hypertension.

Improve Your Diet with Simple Steps: Eat a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and fiber, Eat fish at least twice a week, Limit saturated fat, trans fat, & cholesterol you eat, Select fat-free & low-fat dairy products, Limit your salt intake.

Control Weight: Maintain a healthy body weight to reduce the risk of heart disease as excess weight often leads to high blood pressure which is the major cause of heart disease.

Reduce Salt Intake: Salt is associated with higher blood pressure and salty foods also tend to be high in total fat & calories that leads excess calorie intake, overweight & obesity.

Quit Smoking: Smoking is responsible for several diseases, such as cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and heart diseases. Avoid/quit smoking to reduce the risk of cardiac arrests.