You though walking is enough to keep your heart healthy, or that heart diseases are common in the elderly? Well, walking alone will not keep your heart healthy if you do not follow a healthy lifestyle otherwise. Also, even younger people can suffer a stroke or any other heart disease. Even if you are 20-years-old, you need to eat right and exercise well to keep your heart healthy. You need to be even more cautious about your health and lifestyle choices if you have a family history of heart diseases. Avoid alcohol, smoking, binging on junk food and start eating healthy and exercising. You need to quit making excuses and start choosing healthier options. Healthy food is not necessarily bland, and all exercises are not exhausting. With time, you will, in fact, start loving it. Follow these 10 ways to keep your heart healthy.
Walking from the bus stop or car parking alley to your office and back is not enough to keep your heart healthy. It also depends on your age and if you have conditions like asthma or other respiratory problems. In this video, Dr M.K. Shah, interventional cardiologist, talks about getting enough exercise to keep heart diseases at bay. You need to exercise for at least 300 minutes a week to keep your heart healthy. Studies have also claimed that increasing your pace while walking can reduce heart disease by 50 percent. Did you know that adopting a pet can also help keep your heart healthy?
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Published: December 8, 2015 6:45 pm