Healthy Heart vs. Fast Paced Life
Everyone is blindly racing in the rat race these days. The never ending meetings, targets and long work hours demand that we keep on working days and nights without any consideration to what its adverse effects may be. Yes, it's true that targets and incentives drive people to a great extent. There are several people who thrive on it. They enjoy it when they are pushed to their best. It increases their effectiveness and efficiency when their life is fast paced. The slow going world bores them and make them feel inefficient. But there are several ways in which everyone pays for it. The fast paced lifestyle has many shortcomings. The biggest consequence one can easily observe these days other than the known ones such as bad family bonds, stress and depression is the direct negative effects on your health. Heart issues top the list of all the physical issues one faces. As a result, the number of heart patients in the nation and abroad have increased greatly. So have the number of death due to these problems. It has now become very important for all to take care of their heart when they are busy chasing a good career.
So here are few things you should keep in your mind to ensure that you don't compromise with your hearts health to be an over achiever in your professional life.
- Physical Fitness
Physical health and fitness are the key components for the overall fitness of an individual. A healthy heart simply cannot reside in the body that doesn't undergoes regular exercises. One should have a proper workout routine and it should be followed by the person religiously.
- Detox and relaxation
It's mandatory to undergo some type of detox process for the mental health. Too much stress and depression is very dangerous for any person. Relaxation is important both physically and mentally.
For this, one can try meditation or yoga and relax for some time. It will give them calm and peace of mind.
- Regular heart check up
It's recommended by health experts to have complete health check ups at least twice a year. In this, extra care and attention should be given to the health of your heart. These are the key indicators of ita health. Therefore, it's important that you don't ignore them.
- Keep the cholesterol in check
Eating tasty and delicious food is one thing that everyone likes. Food is the sustenance for everyone. Having a good and balanced diet is mandatory for one and all. But special heed to be paid to the food items that affect your cholesterol level. Eat food rich in Omega-3 to keep your heart healthy.
- Control your weight
The wieght is one of the indicators of your health. Fluctuations in weight is not a good sign for anyone. Especially those people who have heart problems should be extra cautious about their weight gains. The calorie in-take should also be closely monitored to ensure that nothing bad happens.
- Regular sleep
Sleep is greatly affected by the work schedules. At times, we skip a good number of hours that we should have spent on a sound sleep just to meet a deadline. It's a normal part of our lifestyle these days. But it's also a known fact that sleep is very crucial for us. If we don't get enough sleep then it adversely affect us in the long run. Therefore, one must not compromise with their sleep hours. A routine should be followed.
- Closely monitor your blood pressure
For any health patient, blood pressure is one key element that should never be ignored. Yoga and meditation should be practiced by the people who have high blood pressure issues so that it doesn't lead to any bad consequences. Likewise, people who have low BP issues should be cautious of the food they eat and their exercises. Monitoring the blood pressure is a must.
- Stay happy to stay healthy
To lead a healthy life, it's significant that you live a happy life. The happiness, calm, peace and contentment that you feel within yourself is the biggest factor that will improve your health. If your heart is happy, there are very good chances that it will be healthy too.
Fast-paced life is undoubtedly very adventurous and interesting. A fast-paced heart, not so much. Therefore, in the rat race of competition and success, let's not forget what necessary for ourselves. No money or fame will ever be good enough to put your heart's health at risk. So make sure that you take good care of your heart.
Happy living, peoole!!