Heart disease can affect anyone, including young children. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world’s biggest killer, claiming over 17.5 million lives each year. But that doesn’t mean you have to accept it as your fate. Your lifestyle choices can hugely influence your health, including your heart health. Yes, it’s true that you can’t change or modify some risk factors for CVD like a family history of a heart disease, sex or age, but there are many preventive steps you can take to reduce your risk and keep your ticker in top condition. On World Heart Day, September 29, the World Heart Federation (WHF) is raising awareness about heart health while also urging people to make a promise to eat more healthily, to get more active, and say no to smoking.
By adopting a healthy lifestyle, you can avoid or reduce your risk of developing a heart problem in the future. The good news is it’s never too late to embark on a healthy lifestyle, even in your 50s, 60s and beyond. Making small changes to your daily routine can positively affect your overall health in the long run, helping you live a long and fruitful life. In this article, we are going to tell you how you can take care of your heart age-wise and prevent