Women who walk or do other exercise daily experience less cardiovascular aging. They have fewer heart attacks and strokes, lower blood pressure, and higher blood levels of heart-protective high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. The heart-healthy benefits of being physically active add up fast. In as little as 90 days, doctors can actually measure the age-reducing effects of regular exercise.
William Jaffe, DO
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Can a negative attitude affect heart health?
If you constantly complain, with no interest in finding a solution, or secretly enjoy throwing pity-parties for yourself more than once in a blue moon, know that an ongoing gloomy attitude triples your risk of a heart attack, a bypass, and even clogged leg arteries. On the other hand, a positive attitude and optimistic outlook can improve your quality of life, help you stay well, and may also speed up healing.
What are some heart healthy tips?
In order to keep your heart healthy, you should exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet rich in vegetables, fruits, lean meats, and maintain a normal blood pressure. If you have a strong family history of heart disease, visit your doctor to discuss further testing such as cholesterol levels and blood glucose.
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