Do you want to stay fit and live longer?
Of course you do.
And for this, keeping your heart healthy is a must.
Hopefully, you already knew it before.
In this post, I have shared 7 of my most actionable (and of course natural) tips for a healthy heart.
Go through the post.
1. Quit Smoking & Limit Drinking:
Do I really need to expand this point?
I think, I need not.
No matter what, you MUST quit smoking and limit your alcohol (if you can’t leave it completely).
Yes. You can leave them all in a single day and not in months.
However, you must be committed enough from inside to do so.
So, be committed enough to ditch them starting from today.
2. Manage Bad Cholesterol and Blood Pressure:
So, you have quit smoking and controlled your alcohol intake.
Now, let me welcome you to the Group of People with Healthy Hearts (or, at least who took action to become one).
Here comes up the healthy heart tip – 2.
In this tip, I request you to take care of your blood.
Be proactive to manage your bad cholesterol and blood pressure.
These are essential.
You must maintain a good balance of those to stay fit and keep your heart healthy,
3. Engage in Sexual Activities:
Sex is really helpful for your heart.
Here comes up the healthy heart tip – 3.
This pleasurable activity releases the happy hormones (mainly dopamine) in your body.
It helps you fight stress in a better way.
Stress is an important contributor to an increased risk of heart diseases.
Research shows that a low level of sexual activity is linked to an increased risk of heart diseases.
4. Cut Down on Your Salt Intake:
No. You don’t need to STOP Salt.
Here comes up the healthy heart tip – 4.
Just reduce your average salt intake by just one teaspoon a day.
It will also contribute to your improved heart health.
Because a study shows that people who consume too much salt are at a higher risk of hypertension and heart diseases.
But it is important for you to know that most of your favorite fast-foods are loaded with salt.
Therefore, to reap the complete benefit of cutting down salt in your meal, you must cut down on your junk-food consumption.
5. Eat Dark Chocolate:
Here comes up the healthy heart tip – 5.
Eat dark chocolates.
Because these are rich in heart-friendly antioxidants and flavonoids.
But you should know how much dark chocolates in a day should be consumed for a healthy heart.
One piece after dinner is good enough to give your taste buds a treat and your heart a healthy boost.
6. Avoid Taking the Lift, Take the Stairs:
Can you remember what was the last time you opt for a stair instead of taking a lift?
I am sure, you cannot answer me easily.
And keeping this in mind here comes up the healthy heart tip – 6.
Did you know, taking a stairs can give you some additional heart benefit?
It is a way of adding some additional workout to your routine, even if you do not hit the gym every day.
7. Maintain Proper Dental Hygiene:
Dental hygiene is a major factor of your overall health.
Studies reveal that poor oral hygiene is strongly linked to an increased risk of heart diseases.
And here comes up the healthy heart tip – 7.
To reduce the risk, you must brush and floss your teeth regularly to get rid of gum and dental bacteria.
Remember, gum disease can give you more problems than just cavities.
In this article, I have shared 7 tips to keep your heart healthy.
And I am sure the tips are simple enough to follow by the most of us.
In fact, I personally try to follow them in my day-to-day life.
So if you can take action to keep your heart healthy, you can surely start reaping the benefits within days.
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