In the United States, heart disease is a serious problem. It is the leading cause of death among both men and women, and about 600,000 people die per heart because of heart disease according to the CDC. To avoid being one of the many, here are some tips in how to reduce your chances of getting heart disease. First and foremost, quit smoking if you do, or never begin if you are a nonsmoker. Next, a diet that is low in fat and cholesterol can help a long way in preventing heart attacks. An alarming 50 million people have high blood pressure according to WebMD, and it is one of the more common risk factors for heart disease. Lastly, stay active and maintain a healthy weight to give the heart less burden and reduce the chance for heart attacks.
A heart attack can give a shock to the body, and it requires rest for the body to recover. During this period, A-1 Home Care can provide you or your loved ones with the perfect caregiver that is compatible to all the needs. Each have the experience and skills to help with meal preparation, housecleaning, medication administration, transportation, and other in home care support. Our care providers have the expertise to deal with heart attack care, dementia care, multiple sclerosis care, parkinson’s care, brain injury care, incontinence care, and other home care scenarios. Supporting areas in Los Angeles and Orange County, in the communities of Palos Verdes, Century City, Encino, Sherman Oaks, Santa Monica, Malibu, Studio City, Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, San Marino, Whittier, and more. Since 1991, we have been the trusted source for in home care for many clients, and we hope to be able to find the helping hands for you too.