When to Expect a Heart Attack
A heart attack is a deadly disease that kills within few minutes. This popular disease has killed millions of people every year around the world. Most heart attack victims don’t even know that they have the disease because if they know they could have done something to cure it either with the available drugs and other treatments, that is the reason it is very important to go for medical check-up frequently, especially if you over 50 years of age.
There are numerous shocking statistics about heart attacks. According to a report, every 40 seconds, one person in the United States of America has a heart attack, also every year, over 805,000 Americans have heart attacks, which are 75% of which are first-time attacks. The average age of men’s first heart attack is 65 years.
In this blog post, you will know everything about heart attack, causes, symptoms, prevention, and other important information. If you don’t want to die prematurely, then you should read this blog post to the end so that you will be able to prevent a heart attack.
It is very important to go for a regular medical check-up regularly so that you can know your general health status. Throughout this procedure, you will be able to know all the hidden diseases you are living with. Before I go straight to the prevention of heart attack, let take a look at the causes and symptoms of a heart attack.
Causes of Heart Attack
There are numerous causes of heart attack, but these are the most common or major causes.
- Drug Misuse or Overdose
- High Blood Pressure
- High-Fat Diet.
- Lack of Oxygen In The Blood
- High-Level Cholesterol and more.
Before you started thinking about the prevention of heart attack, make sure you avoid all the causes of a heart attack. If you don’t stop or treat the causes, you may not be able to prevent, cure or overcome heart attack.
Symptoms Of Heart Attack
Shortness of Breath
Most times, it comes with chest pain or discomfort.
- Cold sweats
- Nausea or vomiting
- Indigestion and more, go for medical check-up quickly any time you experience any of these.
Things You Can Do To Prevent Heart Attack
Consult Your Doctor
Before you started taking any drug or doing anything to prevent a heart attack, make sure you consult your doctor, ask questions, and let him or she recommend the right supplement or treatment for you. Don’t take any supplements without the knowledge of your doctor.
Treat Diabetes and Other Diseases
Make sure you treat diabetes and other diseases you are currently living with. It is very important to do this because they may be put you at higher risk of a heart attack.
Stop Taking Hard Drug
You need to avoid hard drugs. If you are consuming any hard drug currently, if you want to prevent yourself from heart attack because it is one of the major causes of a heart attack.
Eat Healthy Diet
Make sure you reduce the intake of unhealthy food, like refined carbohydrates, sweetened drinks, processed meats, processed food, and more, now eat more protein, vegetable, carbohydrates, fruits, plant-based proteins, nuts, fish, legumes, whole grains, lean animal proteins, and healthier food.
Unhealthy food can also cause a heart attack. Always avoid unhealthy food if you want to prevent, cure or overcome a heart attack.
You need to engage in daily exercise at least for 45 minutes. You will be healthier and burn fat with the help of regular exercise.
Get Your Enough Sleep
It is very important that you sleep for at least six hours or more. If you don’t have enough sleep, it may lead to bad health.
Sleeplessness is a disease on its own, and it will also cause other health issues like heart failure, heart disease, and others.
Always sleep for at least six hours every day if you want to prevent or cure a heart attack.
Stop Smoking And Alcohol
Smoking is bad for your health. Stop smoking completely if you want to prevent yourself from the risk of a heart attack; likewise, alcohol is not good for your health to avoid it by all means.
Get Your High Blood Cholesterol and High Blood Pressure On Check
Yes, this is very important because high blood pressure and high blood cholesterol are the major causes of a heart attack. Take drugs that will put your blood pressure and blood cholesterol over control, and also consult your doctor before taking them.
Overweight is also one of the causes of a heart attack. You may lose weight. If you are overweight, make sure you burn down your excess fat in a proper and healthy method, so there will be no side effects.
Lower Your Stress
Chronic stress can increase the risk of heart attack, lower your stress, not just physical stress, but emotional, social, and other stress, make sure you are happy always, spend more time with friends and family.
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