Six Ways to Dodge Heart Disease

 

 1.     WEAR EARPLUGS WHEN VACUUMING

 People frequently exposed to harsh noise are twice as likely to develop heart disease! Noise increases your levels of heart-damaging stress hormones.

When exposed to racket from vacuum cleaners, lawn mowers and the like, wear inexpensive soft-foam earplugs found in drugstore.

2. FLOSS TO REDUCE YOUR RISK BY 41%

Daily flossing to keep your teeth and gums in tiptop shape helps block inflammation from spreading through the bloodstream, causing damage to your muscles, including the heart. It also helps prevent plaque buildup in the arteries.

3. POP EXTRA VITAMIN C

Supplementing with at least 360 mg. of vitamin C daily could send your risk of heart disease plunging 30%. C helps keep your blood vessels flexible.

4. MAKE LOVE OFTEN TO HALVE YOUR RISK

Having sex a few times each week gives your ticker enough aerobic workout to cut your risk of heart attack 50%, research shows.

5. ADOPT A PET TO OUTSMART THE BLUES

Living with a pet eases depression which can negatively affect heart rhythms and blood pressure.

6. SIT IN THE NON-SMOKING SECTION

It's no secret that lighting up is bad for you-and regular exposure to secondhand smoke also increases your heart disease risk as much as 60%

(Tips courtesy of Woman's World, August 5, 2013)