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Doctor insights on: 5 Heart Healthy Factors

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What does my oral health have to do with my heart health?

What does my oral health have to do with my heart health?

Periodontitis: Several studies have shown a correlation between periodontal disease and heart disease. https://www.perio.org/consumer/heart_disease http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/features/healthy-teeth-healthy-heart ...Read more

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Started jogging slowly 4 miles a day , 5 days a week . Lost 30 pounds in 6 months. Is this a good plan for better heart health ,or is it too much?

Started jogging slowly 4 miles a day , 5 days a week . Lost 30 pounds in 6 months. Is this a good plan for better heart health ,or is it too much?

Great job!: It sounds like you are doing a great job to get in shape. The key to exercising or running to lose weight is to gradually increase your level of activity so that you do not cause an overuse injury. If you have been putting a lot of mileage in and you feel that it is too much, try running a shorter distance, but push yourself a little harder. Make sure you get a physical exam first. ...Read more

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How to keep our heart healthy?

How to keep our heart healthy?

Heart : Eat a mediterranean diet, get plenty of exercise, do not smoke and take care of any risk factors you may have like diabetes, hypertension or gout. ...Read more

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How can I get my heart healthy?

How can I get my heart healthy?

Well most start out: Healthy so maintaining that is by eating right, maintaining lean body mass, exercising & not smoking for starters. ...Read more

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What do I do to keep my heart healthy?

What do  I do to keep my heart  healthy?

Many things: Eat a good and balanced diet. Maintain a healthy weight, Exercise regularly ( 30 minutes 3X / wk or more). Treat high blood pressure and diabetes if you have them. Do not smoke or use drugs like cocaine. Talk with your doc about taking an aspirin each day and consider if a statin is right for you. ...Read more

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How can I keep our heart healthy from diseases ?

How can I keep our heart healthy from diseases ?

Follow this advice: Do this exactly: don't smoke, be normal weight, eat a vegetarian diet, exercise daily, wash your hands frequently, monitor and control your blood pressure, and, most importantly, choose the right parents. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best way to keep your heart healthy?

Can you tell me about the best way to keep your heart healthy?

Aerobic fitness: This is the single best gift you can give your heart. Avoiding smoking, keeping cholesterol and blood pressure and blood sugar down, and avoiding needle drugs are the other things you want to do to keep your heart working well. There are no guarantees, but this stacks the odds for you. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to keep our heart healthy from diseases ?

I need some tips on how to keep our heart healthy from diseases ?

Eat plants!: Reduce or eliminate meat and oils, stick to 100% whole grains, and eat all kinds of veggies and legumes. You'll be amazed at the benefits! ...Read more

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The heart is one of the most important organs in the body. What can you do to keep your heart healthy?

The heart is one of the most important organs in the body. What can you do to keep your heart healthy?

Heart health: The heart is part of your whole system. You need to take care of everything. This means mediterranean diet, daily exercise, not smoking. It means taking care of high blood pressure, diabetes and other problems that may be present. ...Read more