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how can i have a healthier heart?

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June 16, 2019 / By Cymbeline
Question: having recently been tested for lung cancer and having been found clear ive taken a rather miserable look at my life and decided i should probably get fit after yonks and yonks of smoking im really looking to strengthen my heart and lungs and hopefully tone some of my muscles in order to look less like a 6 foot pilsbury doughboy right now my routine is 30 minutes cycling / rowing keeping my heart at around 150 - 160 bpm followed by 20 mins of weights and another 10 mins warm down on bikes given i am 20 years old is this doing anything for my heart or do i need to go at it more any advice on how to improve cardio would be great doc. w
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Aubry Aubry | 1 day ago
To have a healthy heart you need to eat right and exercise. Try to avoid red meats. Red meats are high in cholesterol. Eat lean meats, such as chicken breast, and turkey, but do not over do on those because chicken and turkey also has cholesterol. Incoprorate a lot of vegetables into your diet. Remember to avoid foods that are high in cholesterol. (Look at the label before consuming). Here are two really helpful websites. http://www.fda.gov/hearthealth/lifestyle... http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.j...
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Aubry Originally Answered: What is thyroid ? What are the symptoms ? If untreated could it yield to enlarge of the heart or heart attack?
The thyroid is the gland found in front of your throat or trachea. It produces hormones that are necessary for metabolism of your body. Your thyroid can be hyperfunctioning (hyperthyroid) meaning it produces more than what is needed, hypofuntioning (hypothyroid) when it produces less than what hormon is needed or it can be euthyroid, it means you have enough. there is also a small gland located in the brain that stimulates or control your thyroid, so even if basically your thyroid is ok, if the pituitary gland is abnormal, it can cause your thyroid to either produce more or produce less hormones. The more hormones it produce, the larger the gland gets. You had toxic thyroid, it means thay you have a hyperfunctioning gland. the problem with this is that the hormones produced cause faster metabolism, therefore you can have increased heart rate, increase metabolism of the body so weight loss, poor tolerance to heat and cold, tremors, etc. eye problems can also manifest, like proptosis or protruberance of the eyeballs. You have to have your hormone levels check to see if its normal, whether you need supplements or anti-thyroid hormones. Your heart enlarges because the greater/faster metabolism exerts a higher toll in your body, increase HR, so the muscles in the heart are overdeveloped (just like when you do weight lifting, if you keep exercising the muscle, it grows bigger!)
Aubry Originally Answered: What is thyroid ? What are the symptoms ? If untreated could it yield to enlarge of the heart or heart attack?
The thyroid is a small butterfly shaped gland situated in the front of the neck, just above he collarbone. The thyroid gland is responsible for producing thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), which control metabloism, cellular differentiation, and growth. Basically, the thyroid keeps all bodily functions running at a steady rate. Hypothyroidism - is the condition that occurs when the thyroid produces too little TSH hormone - common symptoms include such things as unexplained weight gain, fatigue, hair loss, muscle aches, depression, constipation, dry skin, and a fuffy face. Hyperthyroidism - is the condition that occurs when the thyroid gland produces too much TSH. Symptoms include such things as unexplained weight loss, anxiety, heart palpitations, diarrhea, fatigue, and eye problems.

Vianne Vianne
Dont eat red meat. Red meat causes all kinds of heart diseases. As for cardio, jogging and jump rump.
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Serrena Serrena
Your routine sounds just fine. Yes, it is doing good for your heart. When your routine gets too easy, kick it up a notch. Good luck.
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Serrena Originally Answered: Heart suddenly stops beating and I have a history of heart enlargement?
Follow the diet prescribed for heart patients. Ectopic heartbeats are generally benign, requiring no treatment. Occasionally, they may indicate an increased risk for other cardiac arrhythmias. As regards cardiomyopathy, the underlying cause should be treated. Some people may require a biventricular pacemaker. An implantable defibrillator may also be needed to correct or prevent any severe arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms). A biventricular pacemaker that also functions as a defibrillator is available. Consult a cardiologist

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