A Healthy Heart: The Best Gift To Give Yourself This Season

Here are five steps to manage and plan your cholesterol this season.

Written by Tavishi Dogra | Updated : December 8, 2023 7:54 AM IST


A Healthy Heart

As the festive season approaches, getting swept up in the excitement and indulging in treats and rich meals is easy. It promises a long life and the ability to savour every moment you spend with loved ones so that you can be with them for every hug, dance, and many more festivals to come. With 6 in 10 Indians suffering from high LDL cholesterol (LDL-C), your heart’s health is paramount, particularly during this festive time.


High LDL-C Levels

So, along with enjoying the festivities, we must be aware of the foods we consume. Many holiday favourites can be high in saturated and trans fats, which can result in fluctuation of cholesterol levels and increase your chances of heart disease. Remember, you can maintain heart health by caring for your most vital organ while prioritising timely screenings and regular conversations with your cardiologist. Also Read - Gua Sha For Skincare: What Is This Massage Therapy All About And What Are Its Benefits?


Talk To Your Cardiologist

"Bad" cholesterol increases heart disease risk. But cardiologists can tailor their treatment to your specific health needs, allowing you to embrace the festivities with confidence and peace of mind. Hence, keeping a close watch on what you consume empowers you with the knowledge to make heart-conscious choices.


Choose Sleep Over Stress

We Indians love festivals and want the best event arrangements. But a good quality sleep is also essential in between all the running around. Prioritizing LDL-C management through healthy indulgence and heart-conscious choices is the most meaningful gift you can give yourself, setting the stage for a life filled with health, happiness, and cherished celebrations.