Every year World Heart Day is celebrated on September 29. Every year it focuses on different themes. This year’s theme is “Harnessing the power of digital health to improve awareness, prevention and management of CVD globally”.

This World Heart Day, Orchid Medical Centre (Orchid Hospital) is using digital platforms to share 10 important life hacks for better heart care.

Do implement these life hacks to have a healthy heart.

Let’s get started,


Hack 1:

“GET ACTIVE and EXERCISE”: Walking at a brisk pace for 30 mins daily significantly reduces Cardiovascular risks.

Hack 2:

“Adopt Healthy Food Choices”: Eat Lots of Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, Whole Grains and Fat-free or Low-Fat Milk and Milk Products.

Hack 3:

“Live Smoke-Free”: Quitting Smoking will reduce your risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

Hack 4:

“Control your Blood pressure”: Take your BP medicines on time and keep your numbers below 140/90 mm Hg

Hack 5:

“Manage your Stress Levels”: Incorporate a hobby that keeps you mentally relaxed such as Meditation or Yoga

Hack 6:

“Bring Down Salt Consumption”: High intake of Salt contributes to unstable Blood pressure and may increase your risk of heart disease

Hack 7:

“Keep your Weight in Check”: Aim for a healthy weight and try to keep your BMI less than 25 by including a healthy diet and exercise in your daily routine

Hack 8:

“Get a Good Night’s Rest”: Eight hours of sleep relaxes the body and mind which is a must to keep your heart healthy

Hack 9:

“Saturated Fats are very Harmful”: Avoid foods like Butter, Cheese, Cream, Fatty meat, Cakes and Dark Chocolate

Hack 10:

“Limit Alcohol”: Too much alcohol can raise your cholesterol levels as well as lead to high Blood pressure, Heart Failure and Obesity

These hacks were given by Dr Md. Farhan Shikoh, one of the best cardiologists in Ranchi, Orchid Medical Centre (Orchid Hospitals).

Do try implementing these hacks and see the changes.

Consult one of the best cardiologists in Ranchi at Orchid Hospital.

Call us today: 0651-7100-100 / 7360004503

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