Heart Disease: Prevention Tips

Heart Disease: Prevention Tips


>It is not just important, it is critical
for people to know how to live a heart-healthy life, and they really need
to do the research, talk to their doctors, and learn how to do this yes?.>It’s an
important part for everybody to take part in their own care to prevent heart
disease, and the main part of doing that is to be sure that you’re first of all
not becoming overweight, and well having an optimal weight, keeping your blood
pressure under control, and watching your cholesterol not go up, and those are
important factors to preventing heart disease and if patients are developing
diabetes, they need to work to prevent that, or to get that treated to be sure
their blood sugars are under control.>What are some of the more common conditions of
heart disease?, that we may not have touched on today, or some of the common
conditions that people need to understand.>Well the common conditions of
heart disease are a high blood pressure, is a common hot part of heart disease
where patients have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, where they have high
cholesterol we consider it part of heart disease that’s part of just a healthy
living, really to avoid high cholesterol, and finally with those two conditions
can lead to stroke and heart attacks, and coronary artery disease, or blockages in
the arteries that feed the heart wall to feed the muscle of the heart that does
all that pumping, so 60 times to 80 times a minute 24/7, so that muscle needs blood
flow, and it has these arteries that supply it with the blood flow, those
arteries can get blockages, and we know patients who have higher blood pressure,
and higher cholesterol, are more likely to get blockages in those arteries that
feed the heart, so to prevent that heart from becoming damaged, so it keeps the
blood flow going, well that’s why we want to prevent these diseases that lead to
those blockages.