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Doctor insights on: Ways To Tell Kids How To Keep A Healthy Heart

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Would like to know how to get and how to keep a healthy heart forever?

Would like to know how to get and how to keep a healthy heart forever?

Genes and lifestyle: Obviously inheriting good genes for low cholesterol, low BP and no history of heart disease would be best . What you can do is follow a heart healthy lifestyle which means eating a low fat, low cholesterol diet, staying thin, exercising aerobically at least 3 times a week for 30 minutes and not smoking. Have your BP and full lipids checked and if elevated use diet, excise and medication to control. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Healthy Heart (Definition)

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


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What suggestions can you give to keep a healthy heart?

What suggestions can you give to keep a healthy heart?

Lifestyle changes: Exercise program, keep weight healthy, avoid smoking, control increased cholesterol, control diabetes, keep normal bp, control stress, avoid excess alcohol. ...Read more

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What is a good healthy way to loose weight fast and how to keep myself motivated?

What is a good healthy way to loose weight fast and how to keep myself motivated?

Cut sugar: Cut your sugar intake as much as possible to lose fat weight. Also eat small frequent meals instead of large meals. When you cut sugar you also will not be as hungry, so it will be easier to keep it up. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to use exercise to have healthy bones?

Can you tell me how to use exercise to have healthy bones?

Weights and cardio: Some combination of resistance training such as weigh-lifting and aerobic exercise is best for your bones and your overall health. We tend to lose bone and muscle mass as we age, so it is important to perform both resistance and aerobic exercise to stimulate your muscles and bones. ...Read more

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Please tell me how often to feed a newborn in order for it to stay healthy?

Please tell me how often to feed a newborn in order for it to stay healthy?

Breastfeed on demand: If you are breastfeeding your newborn, he will want to eat very often, every 1-2hrs, until your milk comes in. After that, he will be be able to wait 2-4h. A formula fed child will eat every 2-4hrs. The amount a baby takes increases with age, from about 1 oz (30 ml) per feed at birth to about 3-4 oz per feed at 4 weeks. You should be checking your baby pees with each diaper and poops 4-7 times/day. ...Read more

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How to prevent heart pain and what to eat to keep the heart healthy?

How to prevent heart pain and what to eat to keep the heart healthy?

Fresh produce: Veer to the fresh produce aisle and avoid the beautiful packaged foods which is mostly processed junk food. Fill your basket with fruit and vegetables of different colors. Different colors mean different antioxidants and a variety of nutrients. Avoid consuming anything which only feels great while in your mouth but makes you si, uncomfortable and even guilt ridden upon landing in your stomach. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me some good ways to get steady hands to become a heart surgeon?

Can you please tell me some good ways to get steady hands to become a heart surgeon?

Cardiac surgeon: You first need a steady brain to be able to learn what you need to learn. The physical dexterity needs lots of practice and repetition like training for a sport. ...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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Can you tell me how to keep motivated and disciplined?

Can you tell me how to keep motivated and disciplined?

Be persistent: Make a schedule, stick to it, prioritize your tasks, create a list of things to get accomplished, be persistent and stay dedicated to your goal. Make time during the day to complete the things you want to do like exercise, eat a healthy snack, play w/ your kids, check your email, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is their daily school schedule modified to help keep your child safe and healthy?

Can you tell me how is their daily school schedule modified to help keep your child safe and healthy?

Not sure: I'm not sure what you mean. Most schools have a variety of protocols to protect the children, including not allowing visitors to wander around the school without checking in at the office. Most schools have fire drills and other planning in case of emergencies. Is that what you are asking about?? ...Read more

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I want to know how to be active and how to sharpe my mind?Whats the best things for mind whose keep him actiue.?And also suggest me exercise for him?

I want to know how to be active and how to sharpe my mind?Whats the best things for mind whose keep him actiue.?And also suggest me exercise for him?

Mental exercise: There are many ways to maintain your mind active at any age. Mental exercise includes reading, crosswords, sudoku, playing cards, puzzles, etc. www.lumosity.con has develop a program to increase your mental activity in a graded manner. If you notice there are deficits in response, concentration or memory, testing by an specialist would be recommended. ...Read more

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Best way to lose weight after having a baby back to back? what are ways to motivate myself to do more.

Best way to lose weight after having a baby back to back? what are ways to motivate myself to do more.

Set small goals: Best way to lose weight after having a baby is develop small fitness and nutrition goals and work on increasing those goals weekly. Create a practical schedule to develop those goals and ask for friends and family for support. Seek a local professional help if needed. ...Read more

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I want to learn how to count a heart beats. Please?

I want to learn how to count a heart beats. Please?

Radial pulse: Radial pulse is the easiest way. Locate pulse below wrist opposite hand and count beats over 10 seconds then multiple by 6. ...Read more

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What are healthy ways to get a tan?

What are healthy ways to get a tan?

Tanning ≠ Healthy: The skin tans as a reaction actinic radiation {sunlight}. This is a protective mechanism that helps the body deal with a possible future insult. Intentional tanning i don't recommend. Tanning beds are out because there is a strong correlation between tanning beds and skin cancer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how unhealthy is to try to compensate your poor childhood in the adult life?

Can you tell me how unhealthy is to try to compensate your poor childhood in the adult life?

Diet: It is never too late to change your diet to a healthy one. Although you can't replace your past eating habits, improving your diet will help your overall health. Congratulations and all the best. ...Read more

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How can I teach my children to eat heart smart?

How can I teach my children to eat heart smart?

Good nutrition: Healthy dietary habits begin in childhood, so it's great you are asking this question. The best way to teach healthy habits is for you to model them yourself. Eat lots of vegetables and fruit. Find creative ways to bring a variety of veggies into the diet. Don't allow any trans fats. Eat vegetarian meals frequently. Grow a garden and use your own veggies. Have your kids plan and cook meals. ...Read more

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How to care for vagina? (Female, 21yrs old) want to know what are some tips to keeping clean& fresh smelling? Best way to keep vagina healthy

How to care for vagina? (Female, 21yrs old) want to know what are some tips to keeping clean& fresh smelling? 
Best way to keep vagina healthy

Vaginal "freshness"?: The best method of cleansing the vulva is to wash with a mild soap such as Dove, Caress, or Ivory ONLY on the outside. The vagina itself is self-cleaning, unless infected because it has a pH "balancing bacteria" if it is not disturbed. Please leave all the "vaginal freshness" products such as douches and sprays on the shelf of the pharmacy, otherwise you will be seeing your MD more often. ...Read more

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How can you convince people to make choices to reduce their chances of getting heart disease?

How can you convince people to make choices to reduce their chances of getting heart disease?

Prevention: Giant challenge to motivate people to do preventative life style changes unless people truly realize their mortality is 100% but no one can choose when or how they will die. ...Read more