Following this heart-healthy lifestyle can help you lower your risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest.
1. Heart-healthy eating.
The following food are the foundation of a heart-healthy diet:
- Vegetables and fruit such as greens (spinach, collard greens, and pears).
- Fat-free or low-fat dairy foods such as milk, cheese, and yogurt.
- Protein-rich foods such as fish, lean meats, eggs, and nuts.
Read more about the healthy food choices that can give you a way to control your risk of cardiac arrest in this article: “Love your Heart and Eat right”.
2. Reduce stress.
Learning how to manage stress and cope with problems can improve your emotional and physical health and can reduce your risk of both heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest.
Read more about stress and how can it silently harm your heart in this article: “Do not underestimate Stress, IT CAN KILL”.
3. Being physically active.
Physical exercises make your heart beat faster and use more oxygen than usual. Participate in aerobic exercise for at least 10 minutes at a time spread throughout the week.
Read more about the wise exercise routine and how it can prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest in this article: “When You Exercise... Do it wisely”.
4. Quitting smoking.
Cigarettes damage the function of your heart and the structure of your blood vessels. This damage doubles your risk of coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac arrest.
Read more about smoking and how it can harm your cardiovascular system and increase your risk of having a Sudden Cardiac Arrest.