A healthy heart... without complications 

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The health of the body is closely related to the health of the heart, and there are risk factors that may weaken your heart health and expose you to heart disease. 

Why do you get heart disease? 

Some unhealthy habits may be practiced without attention, but in the long run they cause heart disease and can lead to stroke, the most important of which are: 

  • Unhealthy diet: such as eating a lot of foods rich in fats, sugars, fried foods, soft drinks, and stimulants 

  • Cessation of exercise and physical activities 

  • Smoking or passive smoking 

  • Alcohol abuse 

  • Hypertension 

  • Overweight and obesity 

  • High level of cholesterol in the blood 

  • Diabetes 

What is heart disease? 

Heart diseases are chronic diseases that have no clear warning symptoms. A heart attack and stroke may be the first indication of its occurrence. But what are the types of heart diseases? 

  • Heart attack: 

It may be accompanied by shortness of breath and difficulty, the most important symptoms of which are: 

  • Sharp pain in the chest 

  • Severe pain in the shoulder, back, elbows and jaws 

  • Excessive sweating 

  • Nausea 

  • Dizziness and fainting 

  • Rheumatic heart disease: 

Rheumatic heart disease is a permanent damage to one or more of the heart valves, often caused by rheumatic fever and streptococcal bacterial infections, and its most important symptoms are: 

  • Shortness of breath 

  • Fatigue and extreme exhaustion 

  • Fast and increased heartbeat 

  • Pain in the chest area 

Symptoms of rheumatic fever: 

  • Fever 

  • Severe pain and swelling in the joints 

  • Nausea 

  • Stomach pain and vomiting 

It is important to keep your heart healthy by following the ways to prevent heart disease with healthy habits, which are: 

  • Stop smoking, and stay away from passive smoking 

  • Maintain a comprehensive healthy diet that contains all nutrients beneficial to the health of the heart and body 

  • Eat vegetables, fruits, and fish 

  • Avoid eating fats and salts 

  • You should do sports and physical activity, or walk daily for 30 minutes 

  • Avoid high blood sugar, high blood pressure and cholesterol 

Always remember that periodic follow-up with the doctor, and the comprehensive examination helps you prevent diseases, many of which are heart diseases, and also helps to detect and treat them faster. 


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