Posts Tagged ‘heart’

Tea for the heart to prevent stroke

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Tea for the heart There is great confidence in tea for the heart to prevent strokes. Three cups of green or black tea significantly reduces the risk of stroke. And the more you drink this drink, the more chances to prevent heart problems, say U.S. cardiologists at the University of California at San Diego.
The scientists have summarized data from nine studies involving almost 200,000 people and describing more than 4000 cases of stroke.
“With regular use three cups of green or black tea probability of stroke is reduced by 21%, calculated doctors are saying that” the results are very encouraging as the prevention of stroke is quite complicated, and the patient generally receives too latest medical advice.
“The use of tea is an easy and safe way to prevent heart disease, scientists say, and has the added  healing power s of the antioxidant epigallocatechin gallate and amino teanin.

What is telling our pulse?

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

PulseThe distortions in the pulse may indicate a different disease conditions: damage to the myocardium, poisoning, impaired metabolism, even hidden depression. Our heart is “beating” relentlessly – it is cutting more than 100 million times a day and every hour of movement in the blood vessels around 300 liters of blood. His attacks are kind of encrypted account the state of the organism.
In what disturbances in heartbeat should seek help from specialist
Pulse should be measured in an upright or lying down if you’re hungry or just take food if you’ve frozen or overheated, and for women – in and on the eve of critical days. Heartbeats can be counted easily. Set the number of hits on the pulse for 30 seconds and multiply the result by 2. If you suffer from heart problems and there is no guarantee that the amount of strokes in various meanwhile time is the same, the best count for 1 minute.
What is the norm
For babies 120-140 beats per minute for children of preschool age – 90-110, for older children – 80-90, and for those who are over 14 years and older – 60-80. Over the years, the pulse becomes slower – not more than 65 beats per minute. Interesting, and important fact is that when he more often exhalation and inhalation is slowing. If your heartbeats are less than normal, the case of bradycardia. If you are a sportsman or just playing sports regularly, this result may be evidence of more economical operation of the heart. But if you are not accustomed to the workload and training, probably suffer from any disease: a viral infection, intracranial pressure, reduced thyroid, other heart disease.
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4 healthy foods for your heart

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

healthy foodsA healthy heart is not only, as many believe, the result of heredity and lack of harmful habits. Of course, proper nutrition is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Therefore, we offer a list of some foods that will help you keep it in good shape:
1. Oatmeal
They are a wonderful breakfast, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, folic acid and potassium. This, together with large amounts of fiber in them makes them indispensable tool in reducing cholesterol and maintaining the tone of blood vessels. As larger are the grains of oats, the more fiber in them. Add oatmeal banana. It is also rich in cellulose.
2. Salmon
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White bread badly affects the heart

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

White BreadIsraeli cardiologists have found that white bread and other products high in carbohydrates are harmful not only shape but also for the heart. They lead to stretching of the arteries due to shoulder high glycemic index, and elasticity of arteries, as is known, is an important indicator of a healthy heart. According to scientists, the sharp expansion of the walls of arteries involve negative consequences of various diseases and sudden death. In the experiment of the processes in the arteries to as a burden and after use of food with high glycemic index of 56 people participated. Participants were divided into four groups. In one set for a month eats corn kernels in milk, the other with sugar mixture, bran bread with a third, fourth adhere to simple mode.
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