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Stress Management to Balanced Diet: 5 things that can help women reduce the risk of heart disease

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Heart disease is a significant health concern, especially for women. There are several things women can do to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Heart disease is a major health issue, and women should take precautions. Hormonal factors protect menstruating women from heart disease, but post-menopause they are at risk like men. Due to societal, medical, and biological circumstances, women suffer worse heart illness, are identified later, and are harder to treat. Results are poorer than in men.

Dr. V. Rajashekhar, Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiology & Electrophysiology, Certified Proctor For TAVR & Clinical Director, Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad, advises heart-healthy eating, exercise, stress control, and frequent checks.

Balanced, healthy eating comes first. Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean meats are heart-healthy for women. Saturated and trans fats and salt reduction promote cardiovascular health. Little, long-term food changes can have a tremendous impact.

Heart disease prevention requires exercise. Regular exercise lowers blood pressure, strengthens the heart, increase circulation, and maintain weight. Brisk walking, cycling, or dancing for 150 minutes a week is recommended.

Stress management is crucial but overlooked. Heart health may deteriorate from continuous stress. Yoga, meditation, and deep breathing relieve stress and promote health. A healthy work-life balance and support reduce stress.

Early detection and prevention require health exams. Women need frequent blood pressure, cholesterol, and other tests. A family medical history might assist identify risk factors and customize prevention tactics.

Quitting smoking and drinking too much improves cardiac health. Smoking damages blood vessels and reduces cardiac oxygen delivery, raising heart disease risk. High blood pressure and heart disease can result from alcohol consumption.

Finally, educating women and fostering educated decision-making can help them live heart-healthy lifestyles.

Conclusion

Heart disease is a big female issue. Postmenopause hormones, social, medical, and biological factors put women at risk. A heart-healthy diet, exercise, stress management, and regular checkups reduce risk. Cardiovascular health can be improved by eating heart-healthy foods reduced in saturated and trans fats and sodium. Regular exercise lowers blood pressure, strengthens the heart, and improves circulation. Meditation, yoga, and deep breathing alleviate stress. Avoiding smoking, frequent drinking, and checkups are crucial.

Taushif Patel

Taushif Patel is a Author and Entrepreneur with 20 years of media industry experience. He is the co-founder of Target Media and publisher of INSPIRING LEADERS Magazine, Director of Times Applaud Pvt. Ltd.

Taushif Patel
Taushif Patelhttps://taushifpatel.com
Taushif Patel is a Author and Entrepreneur with 20 years of media industry experience. He is the co-founder of Target Media and publisher of INSPIRING LEADERS Magazine, Director of Times Applaud Pvt. Ltd.

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