Top 10 Way to Avoid a Heart Attack

Ischemia is a condition in which the blood flow is restricted to a part of the body caused by narrowing of heart arteries. Silent ischemia means people have ischemia without pain. There is also no warning sign before heart attack.

At this critical juncture, we have to decide what is best for the health and wealth of the citizens of this country. Will it be business as usual with indiscriminate utilization of diagnostic and interventional procedures that cost billions and don’t improve the overall health of Americans or do we want a health care system that is affordable and delivers preventive care that gives us the biggest bang for our buck? I think the answer is clear. The Great American Heart Hoax chronicles all that is wrong with our current health care system for cardiovascular treatment and it also delivers a concise, practical and clinically proven 10- step approach that can lead us to the promise land of affordable health care, fewer heart attacks and strokes and freedom from a misguided cardiovascular intervention industry that is sabotaging our financial and medical well-being.

• Make nuts part of your diet. Nuts are high in calcium, magnesium, potassium, zinc, and chrome, minerals that favor muscle relaxation. You may want to include a supplement that includes these minerals.

Total cholesterol should be less than 200 mg/dL. Your level of HDL or good cholesterol should be above 40. Your level of LDL, or bad cholesterol, will depend on how many heart attack risk factors you have.

•Fruit: 2 – 3 pieces of fruit per day or a cup of berries or melons. These can include: rockmelon, honey dew, apples especially red, bananas (limit these to 2 – 3 per week), kiwi fruit, berries, lemons, oranges, mangoes: once again I am sure you can think of more. But the point here is variety, have a variety of different fruits per day and keep them seasonal as you know these are fresh.

The study was found to be in accordance with the results obtained from some other clinical studies in stating that the risk of NSAID medications extends more than a year to around 5 years. The risk of recurrent heart attack or death is found to disappear usually between 5 – 10 year span and there are many clinical reasons that shed light on the negative heart effect of NSAIDs. These painkillers have been found to exert a toxic effect on the kidneys, blood clots and other chronic illness thereby increasing the overall mortality risk in these patients.