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Ways To Tell Kids How To Keep A Healthy Heart
Could you tell me what are good foods and vitamins for getting a healthy heart and improving circulation?
Save Money: You most certainly don't need to supplement with vitamins (unless it's vitamin d, and even then it's a hard maybe). Study after study has found no benefit. Fish oils seems to be pretty great, but only in high doses of >3gm/day of the dha/epa. Google "mediterranean diet" and have a look at this: http://www.Webmd.Com/diet/features/what-to-know-about-omega-3s-and-fish. ...Read more
Heart health is important, especially as we age. To prevent multiple heart conditions including but not limited to high blood pressure, heart attacks, arrhythmias, and congestive heart failure, small changes in daily habits are necessary. These changes can include eating healthy, exercising, managing stress levels, limiting alcohol and tobacco intake, ...Read more
I have a bicusped heart valve and i'd like to know more about it, and things that I should know. Maybe even tips or ideas to keep a healthy heart?
Your bicuspid valve: ...Is likely the aortic valve, which is the valve blood passes through to get to the rest of the body. You will probably have an echocardiogram about every 2 years, unless the valve becomes more obstructive or starts to leak, which may need closer watching. Some people need a valve replacement when they are older, so it is important to follow a healthy lifestyle to minimize risk of any procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Make sure your: blood pressure,cholesterol,blood sugar R normal.Stay aerobically fit,don't smoke or drink too much( for women now is no more than 1 drink per day ) and don't get stressed out.Keep your regular checkups,take your medicine,and find doctors who have the inclination to listen to you.?? ...Read more
50 - 100 bpm: Generally, your resting heart rate will fall between 60 - 90 bpm, but resting rates slightly faster/slower than 50-100 bpm may still be considered normal, especially in the absence of other symptoms, like fatigue, dizziness, shortness of breath, chest pain, or passing out spells. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally: Hi. Healthy pulse for normal healthy people is 50's to low 80's at rest. It's important to make sure it's assessed at rest. Pulse increases with activity, and that's normal. While medical textbooks say a normal resting pulse is 60-100, that's not correct. No healthy person has a resting pulse in the high 80's or 90's. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No golden rule here: But 55-75bpm would be expected.Get a more detailed answer ›
May want to ease up: a little bit. 100-170 beats per minute is approximately 50-85% of your maximal heart rate (known as target heart rate). Your maximum heart rate is calculated by 220 minus your age which it looks like you are close to reaching when you are exercising which means you are probably pushing a little too hard. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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