Here we come with the second phase of Dr. Devi Shetty’s healthy heart tips. If you have missed the first phase, checkout Tips To Keep Your Heart Healthy (1st Phase)
Ques: Which is the worst and best food for the heart?
Ans: Oil is the worst and the best are fruits and vegetables.
Ques: Which oil is better – sunflower, groundnut or olive?
Ans: All oils are bad.
Ques: What routine checkup one should go through? Do you suggest any specific test?
Ans: Routine blood test to measure if sugar and cholesterol is ok. Check BP and Treadmill test after an echo.
Ques: What are the first aid steps should be taken on a sudden heart attack?
Ans: Help the person to get into a sleeping position, put an aspirin tablet beneath the tongue along with a sorbitrate tablet if possible, and rush him or her to a coronary care unit as the maximum casualty happens within the first hour.
Ques: How do you distinguish between pain arises by a heart attack and that because of gastric trouble?
Ans: Extremely difficult to say without an ECG.
Ques: What is the foremost cause of a steep raise in heart problems amongst youngsters? There are many people of about 30-40 yrs old having heart attacks and severe heart problems.
Ans: Increased consciousness has increased incidents. Also, sedentary lifestyles, junk food, smoking, lack of exercise is the main cause of the increased heart attack ratio of a third world country than Europeans and Americans.
Ques: Is it is possible for a person to have Blood Pressure outside the usual range of 120/80 and up till now be perfectly healthy?
Ans: Yes, of course.
Ques: Marriages within close relations can lead to heart troubles for the child. Is that true?
Ans: Yes, co-sanguinity directs to congenital abnormalities which will affect on developing the child’s intelligence after a certain level.
Keep reading the next phase of healthy heart tips.