4 simple steps toward better heart health

4 simple steps toward better heart health

(BPT) – A single choice doesn’t matter most of the time. Having dessert one night, taking a walk on another and deciding to skip an outing with friends aren’t life changing choices. A daily choice is small, like a pebble. But like pebbles, when you keep reaching for the same choices, they can amass into something significant.

If you want to improve your heart health, science tells us that making simple lifestyle changes can make a huge difference. And better heart health is undoubtedly on the minds of many Americans. One in three adults live with one or more types of cardiovascular disease, according a review published in the journal Circulation. Over time, changes in the heart and blood vessels can lead to a host of devastating problems, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke.

But the good news is you can make some lifestyle changes to reduce your risk and make yourself healthier. The effort doesn’t have to be perfect and you don’t need to sign up for an expensive complicated plan. If you make a commitment to reach for healthy choices more often than the alternatives, you and your doctor will start to see a difference. Here are four tips to get there.

Don’t chase diet fads: Stick with a Mediterranean-based diet, which is based on simple, whole, healthy foods, like fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, olive oil and fish. The upside is the Mediterranean diet checks off many boxes in terms of achieving better health. It promotes heart and brain health, weight loss, cancer prevention, and diabetes prevention and control. Recent research also shows it can reduce the risk of stroke. In 2013, a study in the New England Journal of Medicine said switching to a Mediterranean diet can prevent 30 percent of heart attacks, strokes and heart disease deaths in high risk people.

Get more exerciseHealth & Fitness: The recommendations are very simple here. The Surgeon General recommends 2.5 hours of moderate intensity each week for good heart health. That’s just over 20 minutes a day. While some people love the idea of getting super fit with an intense program, the truth is that all it takes is simple changes. Visit your doctor to find out what is safe for you, and make a list of activities you enjoy doing, whether it’s walking in the woods or taking a leisurely bike ride. Then make a plan to make these outings a part of your routine.

Find a friend: This surprising but true tip has some truth. Seeking companionship, whether it’s through an outing with a friend, joining a club or attending a family member’s school function can add up to good heart health. Without community and companionship, depression is more likely to set in, which is linked to higher rates of heart disease. Though it may be easier and tempting to stay in, especially during cold weather, choosing companionship can be positive for heart health.

Be informed: When it comes to your body, knowledge empowers you to make decisions to improve your health. Consult with your doctor, so you can make that targeted plan to improve your health. In addition to knowing your blood sugar, blood pressure, weight and cholesterol, consider adding vascular screening to the list. This screening looks for fatty buildup in the arteries, which can lead to serious conditions such as stroke, peripheral vascular disease and carotid artery stenosis.

Yet, many people are missing out on an important opportunity to be informed about their artery health, because vascular screenings are not typically covered by insurance. Luckily, there’s an affordable way for you to know your risk. Life Line Screening performs affordable testing in community settings throughout the country. The process is simple, safe and convenient, you will get your own results pack that you can review and bring to your doctor. In addition, you can sign up for a newsletter delivered to your inbox containing up-to-date, research-backed tips to help you maintain your health.

To find out when a Life Line screening clinic may be scheduled in your area, visit www.lifelinescreening.com or call (877) 754-9631.


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* http://www.jawellness.com/kienergy Master Shin introduces another DIY video. In this video, he teaches an effective, easy and economical way to improve/reverse heart problems. Only thing you will need is your own fingers to give yourself “Shiatsu” massage.

DIY- How to reverse Heart Disease NATURALLY DIY- How to reverse Heart Disease NATURALLY

16 Responses to “4 simple steps toward better heart health”

  1. Billthesheepdog Reply

    is this treatment adequate for congestive heart failure? For AFIB? I have both. They tell me that 50% with these problems will die in 5 years. Im 61 so this is not my favorite diagnosis you know? I will search your channel and web page also. Thanks.

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  2. Idris Ahmed Reply

    pls tell me How to clean blocked arteries naturally

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  3. Suyesh Thapa Reply

    Master Shin.. thanks a lot i just did it 2 to 3 times and i feel soo better already! Thanks again to you to save lifes of many people!

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  4. Bicky Narzary Reply

    It really helps Sir !!

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  5. Danilo Di Bonaventura Reply

    treatment for high blood pressure and high frequency beat caused from stress and anxiety what is?

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  6. Ella Obligar Reply

    Master Shin please notice my comment. So this is my question, I watched about heart failure symptoms cause I am hard at breathing, sometimes my heart beat is abnormal. It's so loud, and I feel like being dizzy. My 4 symptoms is hard to breath, anxiety, dizziness, fatigue. I just want to know if this and just an excercise with a healthy food can prevent it? I'm not sure if I do have (hope no) cause I don't go for check ups, i'm scared and financial problem. Please do help me, cause i'm getting depressed. Don't want heart failure but really felt the symptoms, I'm just 16 years old. Is it possible? The symptoms I said. Anyone? Pls.

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  7. rururusack Reply

    thank you sensei.

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  8. blu3flare25 Reply

    Heart receive nerve impulse from brain… Heart get confused… I honestly thought that sounded funny as hell but your 100% right .. It makes perfect sense sometimes simply massaging the body letting it release tension helps with nerve signals and blood clots..

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  9. unni menon Reply

    i have no heart problem but hav high blood pressure. Can this excercise be done by those without heart problems?

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  10. Les Schoenberger Reply

    Master Shin,

    I stumbled across this video last night, and am I glad that I did! For over a year now, I have been having what I can only describe as "sensations" in the chest area, not true pain, not true palpitations, just a feeling in my chest that I never quite knew if it was my heart or lungs or muscles or nerves. I had been to several doctors, talked about it, they said my heart sounds fine, I am a healthy 55 year-old who gets exercise and doesn't smoke or drink, takes supplements etc. so neither they nor I thought it was something very bad, but I also told them and my chiropractor that I had a feeling it had to do with my posture and lifting and the way I would sleep etc., I had a feeling it was muscle related and when I was not in alignment I would "notice" my heartbeat more, it was not pounding or fast, just more noticeable, but my upper body and neck posture was bad, and seeing this video and doing what you said only twice last night helped immensely, I think it is something related to what you are saying and what I just described! Some people thought it was my "emotions" because I had been through a stressful time about 10 months ago, and I'm sure that played a part in it but I truly believe the cause is something related to the posture and muscles and nerves like you said. I will do this every day several times a day, and after I do it I feel a bit more "relaxed" and then get energy, so it must be the right thing!

    THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!

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  11. Ee Houses Reply

    oh, this is so good. it helps me right away for weak heart.

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  12. EDUARDO GOMEZ Reply

    Love you tube this is my best place to learn ever.

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  13. SoulRider Reply

    How many times per day should i do it???

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  14. p.k Khan. Reply

    Yes indeed,I have been doing that for almost 2 years I lost my hair special left side but it has grown back and I still feel stiff now and than but I continued doing massage over my head and back under armpits cause couple years, I lost so much weight and my breast, but now I've gain it all back,throughout massaging I've learned to open twisted vains all over my body through massaging and listening to my body and I pray also for healing.Cause its look like I was not going to make it if not for what I do. Thank you!

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  15. Violet Johnston Reply

    I have heart disease….would've wanted to try this…but once I saw you throwing up the 666 and illuminati hand symbols, well I realized its prolly not a good thing….

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  16. Sara Troche Reply

    wow thanks

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