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More than 8 million Poles have hypertension, another person has elevated cholesterol, and more than 60 percent. leads infection, sedentary lifestyle. However, not only these factors lead to a heart attack, nor other cardiovascular diseases. Here’s what you can do to keep from getting sick.

Remember Breakfast
Recent research shows that people who refuse Breakfast have higher levels of bad LDL cholesterol. So try to get up a few minutes early to have a snack before going to work.

Don’t smoke!
Cigarettes are the main enemy of the heart and blood vessels. Total that smokers are at risk of myocardial infarction three times more than non-smokers. But when you quit Smoking completely, it is after two years, the risk of heart attack will be halved, and in 10 years will be the same as in people who have never burned. Maybe you should try to quit…?

Like a fish
Eat them at least twice a week because a number of butter, liver, eggs and milk are the richest source of vitamin D. and scientists have recently found that a deficiency of this vitamin contributes to the development of heart failure. Its diet enrich especially fatty fish, such as mackerel, herring or salmon.

Are you overweight? Lose weight
This is important because each additional kilogram makes the heart work at higher speeds. Better go on a low-calorie diet rich in fruits, vegetables and grains. Beware of animal fats and sweets.

Slow down the pace
When you live in constant tension, your body produces an increased amount of adrenaline and cortisol. These substances affect the speed of the heart, violate its rhythm. That’s why you relax sometimes. If you’re tired, slow down. Start with a good night’s sleep. Try yoga or meditation.

Quiet, does not call you to a killer workout. Just a systematic, soft workout: daily half an hour of walking, as well as swimming or Cycling in your free time. Already such an effort that makes getting rid of bad cholesterol (LDL) good (HDL). Moreover, you are not threatened with hypertension-one of the main causes of cardiovascular disease.


Avoid traffic jams
It’s hard to believe, but among the 691 heart attacks analyzed by doctors, almost every twelfth had a relationship with traffic jams. So, if it’s not really necessary, don’t travel around the city during rush hours. Why risk it?

Dental visit
It’s not just a radiant smile. Taking care of your teeth, you are also the heart. It is proved that women suffering from paradontozę more often fall into the disease, coronary artery disease, than ladies with healthy teeth. So promise yourself: at least twice a year, a dental examination.