A heart attack is caused by the death of the heart muscle due to loss of blood supply caused by blockage in one or more of the coronary arteries in India, heart disease is the single largest cause of death in the country. Most heart problems are directly related to unhealthy eating habits, stress and lack of physical exercises.
Given below are some of the basics of staying free from heart diseases.
- Eat a healthy diet to prevent or reduce high blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels.
- Lose weight if you are overweight.
- Quit smoking. Find alternative ways to cope with stress.
- Participate in a physical activity. Do healthy exercises, walk, run and practice yoga(under supervisor guidance).