Preventing coronary heart disease before its suddenly grabbed your life

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Preventing coronary heart disease before its suddenly grabbed your life

Coronary heart disease is becoming a frightening disease with various incidents of sudden death from the disease. Actually we can prevent such fatal incidents by knowing the risk factors for coronary heart disease and control it.

Coronary heart disease has become the leading cause of death worldwide. Disease that can cause blockage of blood vessels into the coronary arteries so that blood can not nourish the heart muscle has caused 90 percent of sudden deaths in the U.S..

Some symptoms of coronary heart disease such as there is pain in the chest, neck and jaw, sweating, shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting. While risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity and smoking. Heredity, age and gender is a factor that can not be controlled.

Some ways to prevent coronary heart disease:

-Healthy diet and low-fat diet
Foods that are good for coronary heart disease such as vegetables and fruits that contain antioxidants to prevent the occurrence of endothelial disruption causes heart disease. Do not eat fast food.

-Control of blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar.

-Stop smoking

Exercise should be performed routinely 2-3 times a week with an average time of 30 minutes and the target pulse rate of about 80-85 percent of the maximum target. Types of exercise that can be done such as walking, jogging, aerobics and cycling.