Selasa, 23 April 2013
Check the Risk of Heart Disease Without Having to Doctors
Heart attack is the number one cause of death in the world. Unfortunately, many people are wondering how to prevent it. This disease can be triggered by various reasons and are often not detected until symptoms raises.
To determine the risk of heart attack, blood tests are usually required to determine levels of cholesterol, blood fat, blood sugar, blood pressure, body mass index up. This examination is usually performed in a doctor's office. But actually, there is a simple trick to check the risk of heart disease.
Ideally, normal heart rate is 60-100 beats per minute. If the heart rate count until one minute is too long, it can be calculated by using a timer to record the first 10 seconds, then count the number of beats that have been multiplied by six.
Heart rate exceeding 100 indicate a heart rhythm disorder that is too fast or called tachycardia. This disorder can be an early sign of serious heart disease. The reason is that chaos working electrical signals stimulate the heart muscle to pump on a regular basis.
After knowing the risk of heart disease, the next step that needs to be done is to identify the trigger risk factors, namely hypertension or high blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol. If the risk of heart disease is high enough, then you should immediately change your lifestyle in order to minimize risk.