Tips To Protect Your Heart
High-stress levels and unhealthy lifestyles are making younger people (those in their 30s and 40s) more prone to heart diseases today. Moreover, death due to sudden cardiac appears to have become more common following COVID-19 outbreak. Hence, health experts have been encouraging people to follow a healthy lifestyle which includes a well-balanced diet and regular exercise. But it is advisable to avoid strenuous exercises if you have cardiac ailments.
Heavy exercise can be deadly for people with underlying heart-related problems, warns Dr Ajay Kaul – Chairman, Cardiac Sciences, Fortis Hospital, Noida. Moreover, he says certain medical conditions like congenital heart disease are completely asymptomatic and they tend to manifest during heavy workout sessions. Therefore, he advises consulting a medical professional before starting strenuous bodybuilding exercises as well as taking supplements.
Below are five things you can do to keep your heart healthy and avoid diseases.