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Dr K K Aggarwal

Tips to avert the risk of heart diseases

By Dr K K Aggarwal
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  1. Avoid smoking or quit the habit altogether.
  2. Aim at getting 30 minutes to 1 hour of exercise at least 5 days a week.
  3. Eat a heart-healthy diet rich in fiber.
  4. Avoid saturated fat in any form.
  5. Maintain a healthy body weight.
  6. Keep your blood sugar, blood cholesterol and blood pressure under control.
  7. Manage stress through meditation and activities such as yoga.

Tips to relieve heartburn

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• Avoid foods that trigger your symptoms.

• Eat small portions and don’t overeat; chew food slowly and completely.

• Avoid smoking, eating quickly, chewing gum, and drinking carbonated beverages as they lead to swallowing excess air.

• Reduce stress.

• Get enough rest.

• Don’t lie down within 2 hours of eating.

• Maintain a healthy body weight.

(Source: Harvard Healthbeat)