One thing that we all learnt from the year 2020 is that how important is our health. Often times, stuck in between responsibilities and work, we forget to tend to our physical health. Our physical health is as important as our mental health. Stress and immense workload is not only bad for your mental health but also for your heart. So let’s see 5 activities that can improve your heart health:
Brisk walking is a light, easy and yet effective exercise. It is not too harsh on your joints or does not involve any heavy lifting whatsoever. Plus walking is also have said to increase your creativity. Walking with a speed of about 3 to 4 miles per hour is said to be brisk walking. Bonus: the next time you have to buy a thing or two from the grocery store, walk to your destination.
A Good Night’s Sleep:
A good 7 to 8 hours of sleep is a must for good cardiovascular health. 30 minutes prior to sleeping, detach yourself from everything, like your laptop and mobile phone, so that you can get a sound sleep.
Everybody has some or the other thing they do to reduce stress, it could be drawing, painting, reading a book or even cleaning. Takeout at least 10 to 15 minutes everyday for such activities.
Smoking & Drinking:
Well, we encourage you to not start with these habits, but if you have try to reduce and remove these habits from your life. Smoking and drinking not only degrades a person’s life quality but also is a source for many diseases.
Don’t be afraid from taking medicines. People with conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes, should take their prescribed medication for their heart.