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Paying attention to heart health is essential. As we grow older, keeping an eye out for symptoms that could indicate flailing heart condition is indeed important. Speak with your doctor, stay aware and timely medical attention could indeed make a world of a difference to your overall health.

Here is a look at how you can mold your life at every stage to achieve perfect heart health.

When you are in your 20s

One’s twenties are indeed the best years to develop a diet and lifestyle that will help you stay strong for longer. Ideally people in their twenties should get at least 30 minutes of exercise at least 4 -5 times a week, and they should make efforts to keep their cholesterol levels in check by keeping LDL below the measure of 130 mg/dL and HDL should be maintained at at least 40 mg/dL.

People in their twenties should make it a habit to get a physical examination every once in a while. This includes measuring their blood pressure, fasting lipid profile, cholesterol levels and triglycerides.

The 20s Checklist:
– 30 minutes of exercise at least five times in a week
– Physicals every year
– ECG
– Cholesterol should be maintained at ideally: LDL: > 130 mg/dL and HDL should be greater than 40 mg/dL.
– Blood Pressure should be 119/79 mm HG or lower than that
– Lipid Profile: Triglycerides should be less than 150 mg/dL

When you are in your 30s
Most heart conditions are known to be hereditary, however, some may manifest because bad lifestyles and eating habits. When you hit your thirties you need to schedule an Echocardiogram, when you go in for your annual physical.

Men who are older than 35 years, should choose to get an electrocardiogram done every five years. This test shows hardening of the arteries. This condition can not only be treated, in fact it can be prevented too, and if ignored, it could restrict the blood flow to one’s heart, causing a blood clot.

The 30s Checklist:
– 30 minutes of exercise at least five times in a week
– Physicals every year
– ECG, ten years after the first one
– Electrocardiogram if you are older than 35 years
– Cholesterol should be maintained at ideally: LDL: > 130 mg/dL and HDL should be < 40 mg/dL
– Blood Pressure should be 119/79 mm HG or lower than that
– Lipid Profile: Triglycerides should be less than 150 mg/dL

When you are in your 40s
CRP testing needs to be started, once you hit the 40 mark. An overall degree of inflammation has to be monitored by this test. The higher this level reaches, higher are your chances of contracting cardiovascular disease. A simple blood test can help you gain the information that is needed. The best way to keep one’s CRP levels in check is by indulging in regular exercise and maintaining an ideal body weight.

The 40s Checklist:
– 30 minutes of exercise at least five times in a week
– Physicals every year
– ECG, ten years after the first one
– Electrocardiogram if you are older than 35 years
– Cholesterol should be maintained at ideally: LDL: > 130 mg/dL and HDL should be < 40 mg/dL
– Blood Pressure should be 119/79 mm HG or lower than that
– Lipid Profile: Triglycerides should be less than 150 mg/dL
– C-reactive protein should be less than 1 mg per liter

When you are in your 50s
When you hit fifty, this is when the threat of coronary heart disease becomes imminent. At this stage you need to opt for an exercise stress test, also called a treadmill test, it monitors how one’s heart handles the stress of work. The test helps pick up subtle changes that could lead to coronary heart disease, and if detected in time, they could be treated and a fatal heart condition could be well avoided.

Your 50s Checklist:
– 30 minutes of exercise at least five times in a week
– Physicals every year
– ECG, ten years after the first one
– Electrocardiogram if you are older than 35 years
– Cholesterol should be maintained at ideally: LDL > 130 mg/dL and HDL should be < 40 mg/dL
– Blood Pressure should be 119/79 mm HG or lower than that
– Lipid Profile: Triglycerides should be less than 150 mg/dL
– C-reactive protein should be less than 1 mg per liter

Your heart at every age
Watch out for the symptoms of a heart attack. If you are experiencing shortness in breath and chest pain that is caused by exertion, you must go to the hospital. These two are the main symptoms of a heart attack and should indeed never be left unchecked.

It is extremely important to follow a heart friendly diet, and you should get in touch with a Registered Holistic Nutritionist to learn more. In fact, speaking with a Homeopath too will help you generate a ton of natural solutions for a healthy heart.

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