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How to Strengthen Your Heart In Autumn

Heart disease today is one of the leading causes of death. And it is not a secret that exacerbation of cardiac ailments get to their peak in autumn.

How to Strengthen Your Heart In Autumn

Change of seasons, atmospheric pressure, temperature changes lead to exacerbation of chronic diseases by reducing the body's defenses that can cause heart attack in autumn in particular.

How to avoid it and to strengthen the heart in fall? Here is what experienced cardiologists say:

Add movement to life

Even if you exercise just for 5 minutes, but do it every morning, it is a good step to reduce the risk of heart attack in fall. But in order to improve the efficiency of exercising, it is desirable to have a half-hour walk in the park in the fresh air before going to bed, to walk up the stairs and so on. One of the best ways to keep heart healthy is to get a dog and walk it twice a day.

Follow the diet

Everyone knows that heart and blood vessels need proper nutrition, especially in autumn, when the entire body activity loads significantly. Eat rough and simple food, consume less animal fat and fried foods, add more fruits and vegetables, fatty types of fish and seafood to your daily meals.

Overcome weight barrier

It should be remembered that every extra kilogram increases the risk of heart attack. Obesity must be coped with mercilessly. Ideally, the weight that you had at the age of twenty five should remain for a lifetime.

Quit bad habits

Vacation time makes the adjustments in people’s lives as someone starts drinking more alcohol then usual, others sleep less and have fun. Some people start smoking more often when they get more free time. All bad habits are the real enemies of heart and blood vessels, and if you can not completely abandon them, try to reduce the number of cigarettes and give up alcohol before autumn frosts.

Inner harmony and tranquility

Yes, probably, the state of inner peace is the key to healthy heart. To achieve it it is important to have a positive attitude towards life, to eliminate anger, envy and aggression, not to take anything negative “to your heart”, both literally and figuratively. If you struggle of getting yourself to start to live in harmony with the world, simply begin to practice yoga and breathing exercises, read books about positive thinking, surround yourself with pleasant and positive people.

Trace elements for the heart

For the heart muscle to work well, the body must regularly receive potassium. For this purpose, make sure to include the following products to your diet:

  • Legumes.
  • Peaches.
  • Apricot.
  • Prunes.
  • Dried apricots.
  • Dried cep.
  • Condensed milk.
  • Cocoa.
  • Black tea.
  • Boletus.

In addition to potassium, heart needs magnesium, which helps blood vessels to expand and has a diuretic effect as well. For magnesium to be consumed in sufficient quantities, here’s what you should eat:

  • Buckwheat.
  • Oatmeal.
  • Peas.
  • Beans.
  • Watermelon.
  • Coffee.
  • Seaweed.
  • Almonds.
  • Hazelnut .
  • Halvah.
  • Black tea.

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