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Cardiovascular Diseases: How to Reverse by Healthy Diet and Habits

Thursday, 09 January 2014 01:14 AM EST

Heart diseases are rising due to a faulty lifestyle and unhealthy diet habits. A diet rich in saturated fats is the main culprit behind rising levels of cholesterol, high blood pressure, and other cardiovascular problems. There are many ways by which one can reverse cardiovascular diseases. The secret is by controlling your diet and by making lifestyle changes. We can monitor the reversed changes by measuring the blood pressure and heart rate, through investigations like blood cholesterol checks, doppler studies, and echocardiograms.
One of the best methods to reverse heart disease is by controlling your diet. Your diet plays a vital role in controlling your cholesterol levels and blood pressure. A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids is ideal for controlling cardiovascular disease. Including fish in your diet is a healthy choice for keeping cardiovascular diseases at bay. Including garlic and fenugreek in the diet is also a healthy option to balance the blood cholesterol levels. You can also reverse blood pressure by reducing salt intake in your diet.
Avoid cigarettes to reverse heart diseases. Cigarette smoking causes inflammation in the arteries, and toxins like nicotine and other gases are deteriorating for cardiovascular health. Quitting smoking can reverse high blood pressure and control the heart rate in a few minutes. It can reverse cardiovascular risks in a year. The added benefits are reduction in risk for asthma, bronchitis, and cancer.
Manage stress. Stress can cause tremendous damage to the cardiovascular system. Blood pressure angina and many other conditions are linked with high stress levels. Controlled stress levels make our life healthy and enjoyable. It is a healthy idea to start on meditation, breathing exercises, or indulging in social work to reduce stress.
Exercise to keep your heart healthy. You can switch to cardiovascular exercises, aerobics, or even yoga for keeping your heart healthy. Exercise can reverse cardiovascular diseases by controlling circulation, reducing cholesterol, stress, and obesity. After an acute attack of some cardiovascular disease, do consult your doctor to start with exercises.
Lose weight. Cardiovascular diseases are more prevalent in obese people. Obesity raises the risk for hypertension, diabetes, and cancer. Timely management of body weight for a healthy heart is highly recommended by every doctor.  It is recommended to reverse heart disease by losing weight at the earliest.  It is important to reverse your bad habits leading to obesity to prevent heart diseases.
Keeping your heart healthy is important for your overall health and stamina. These simple measures can show remarkable improvement in heart health and reverse cardiovascular problems with time.

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Cardiovascular diseases are a big problem of the century the cause being unhealthy diet, habits, and the environment. We can reverse these changes to some extent by following healthy diets and habits.
Thursday, 09 January 2014 01:14 AM
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