Tag: heart problem

Getting Back on Track After a Heart Problem

Suffering a heart condition is a frightening experience. Once it’s over, you’ll be keen to get back on track, and here’s how you should do that.

Take the Time to Recover Properly

Understandably, a lot of people try to rush their recovery. They want to get back to their way of life and act like nothing happened. Although this is a good attitude to have in some ways, it’s not good if it means that you won’t be giving your body the proper time to recover after what you’ve been through.

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Important Tips for Heart by Dr. Devi Shetty(Heart Specialist)

Dr.ShettyA chat with Dr.Devi Shetty , Narayana Hrudayalaya ( Heart Specialist) Bangalore was arranged by WIPRO for its employees . The transcript of the chat is given below which is useful for everyone.

Qn: What are the thumb rules for a layman to take care of his heart ?

Ans: 1. Diet – Less of carbohydrate, more of protein, less oil
2. Exercise – Half an hour’s walk, at least five days a week; avoid lifts and avoid sitting for a longtime
3. Quit smoking
4. Control weight
5. Control blood pressure and sugar

Qn: Is eating non-veg food (fish) good for the heart?

Ans: No

Qn: It’s still a grave shock to hear that some apparently healthy person
gets a cardiac arrest. How do we understand it in perspective?

Ans: This is called silent attack; that is why we recommend everyone past the age of 30 to undergo routine health checkups.

Qn: Are heart diseases hereditary?

Ans: Yes

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