18. Not Being Attentive to Physical Symptoms

If you enjoyed the ability to run up and down the stairs without even catching your breath, and suddenly, you can’t seem to walk up one flight without being inflicted with chest pressure or shortness of breath, you have something to worry about. It cannot be dismissed as a sign that you need to work out and build up your stamina, you must call your doctor right away and make an appointment.

Remember, the earlier you obtain a treatment for any kind of symptom of trouble, the lesser damage your ailment is likely to cause to the muscles within your heart. The symptoms of heart attack must be given immediate attention to save your life and revitalize your heart.

19. Snacks with Excessive Salt

Research reveals that one in every three American adults suffer from high blood pressure levels, which is a severe risk factor that contributes to the symptoms of kidney failures, heart attacks and strokes.

All packaged, frozen and junk food varieties are brimming with salt. You must read every single label for an ingredient called sodium, which is basically salt in disguise. Be sure to steer clear of all such products, and pick out unsalted nuts, fresh fruits and vegetables.

It is ideal to maintain one’s daily intake of sodium below 2300 milligrams, however, if you are suffering from high blood pressure or you are above the age of 50, your daily intake of sodium should be no more than 1500 milligrams.

16 COMMENTS

  1. Sir, i have been smoking since 25 years but average is 3 per day. Now, i am 48 years old. I do exercise every day since 15 years. If I stop smoking totally, in how many years i would become equivalent to a non smoker? I don’t have any ailment so far except BP. Using since 6 years.

    • Thats a very fair and relevant question… probably too many individuals
      Did you get a response or satisfactory answer to this Chandra??

  2. sir, i”ve been smoke when i was 20yrs old and now i have some problem with my heart and please can you help me or teach me some ways to solve my problem!

  3. Sir , my son of 9 years old somethimes something in the midle of the chest it hurts . How do i now whats hapening to him and wy?

  4. Actually our sleep is the most important thing in our lives. We will definitely die without Delta and Rem levels of sleep. Our bodies do not rejuvenate, memories aren’t made. Eventually, we become mentally unstable and are worse than perpetually drunk. And of course, it will destroy your heart, but in your madness, you won’t even notice. That’s why it’s called torture!! Sadly, some of us suffer from this disorder, and there is no cure. My specialist called it death by 1000 cuts.

  5. Hi,The articles were all very interesting I enjoyed reading about them an I do exercises an walk 3 to 6 miles every other day. I do sit ups an stretching watch what I eat stay away from fried foods I eat chicken alot an salad’s I use raspberry vinaigrette. I’m 66 now still want to loose 10 pound’s I’m 135.

  6. Sodium intake causing high blood pressure is only true in the short term – only of concern if you are already dealing with high blood pressure. As for the rest of this, bang on. My only question is how does one manage to get enough calories from vegetables and fruits alone? It would seem rather difficult – as fruits and especially vegetables tend to be very dilute sources of caloric intake.

  7. Smoking is probably the worse thing you can do to your health aside from drinking too much regularly, I’ve watched several friends and relatives pass away from it. It’s the most insidious way to die.

    • It has been successful 25 days that i have left smoking. I am a patient of high blood pressure and i am on meds (Amlo). Initially it was a tough decision and despite of deciding, i was unable to survive for even a day and end up smoking a ciggerate.
      Motivation is the key. I downloaded a app to help me quit. It shows how many days i was smoke free and helped me to keep up. Self motivation is only that can help. There are many app for this. Now after 25 days of smoke free lungs, i feel full of oxygen and can actually breath deep.

  8. Sir,when i am jogging or doing some rigorous exercise i do feel some pains in my chest and i have a high blood pressure.Please are this all symptoms of heart problems.

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