But the good news, 80 percent of premature heart attacks and strokes can be prevented. A healthy diet, regular physical activity and not using tobacco products is the key to our home away from two of the deadly disease.
image:(Shutterstock)Check and control is also a risk factor for heart disease and strokes such as blood pressure, cholesterol and high blood sugar levels or diabetes.
1. A healthy diet
A balanced diet is very important for the heart and circulatory system healthy. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meat, fish and nuts, and limit salt, sugar and fat intake.
If you drink alcohol, limit only two doses of a drink and not every day.
2. Routine physical activity
Bring your body moving for at least 30 minutes every day. to maintain fitness and cardiovascular diseases.
3. Avoid the use of tobacco
Tobacco in any form is very harmful to health. This includes cigarettes, cigars or chewing tobacco. Exposure to tobacco smoke from outside yourself, too dangerous.
The risk of stroke and heart attack will fall immediately after a person stops using tobacco products.
4. Check and control your cardiovascular disease risk overall
Treatment and counseling with a doctor are highly recommended for people at high risk (obesity, smokers, had a family history of the similar disease, blood pressure, cholesterol and high blood sugar).
5. Know your blood pressure
High blood pressure usually has no symptoms, but it is one of the biggest causes of sudden stroke or heart attack.
Check your blood pressure regularly so that you know how likely your risk of heart attack.
6. Know your blood lipid levels
Blood cholesterol and abnormal blood lipids can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Blood cholesterol needs to be controlled through a healthy diet and, if necessary, by appropriate drugs.
7. Know your blood sugar levels
High levels of blood glucose (or diabetic) will increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.
If you have diabetes, it is important to control the pressure and blood sugar to minimize the risk of attack or heart problems.