Are you aware of how much damage your heart will take after New Year’s Eve with insatiable celebration scenes? Cardiology Specialist Prof. Dr. Özlem Esen gives tips on making healthy living a philosophy of life in the New Year.
Use your heart sparingly
The day has come when we will relieve the stress of the whole year and welcome the new year with hope. On that day when joy, joy and hope are at their highest, we leave everything behind and embrace an insatiable fun. The celebrations, which start almost in the first hours of the day, continue until the morning light of the next day, and during this time we have something to eat and drink. The increase in consumption of meat, sweets, pastries, chips, nuts, appetizers and alcohol in particular increases the problems. So what should we do to have a healthier year at peace with our hearts?
The answer to this question is given by Cardiology Specialist Prof. Dr. Özlem Esen explains as follows: “Quit smoking, which is the leading cause of death among young people between the ages of 35-45, and the harmful drinks you plan to consume on New Year’s Eve. ‘Live fast, die young’ is not an idiom, it is a reality. New Year’s Eve The faster you live, the faster your heart rate will accelerate and you will have spent the life of your heart.
Use your heart sparingly. There is a number of beats and this number varies from person to person. Rhythm disturbances, which we call ‘atrial fibrillation’, occur especially after celebrations with heavy alcohol consumption. This condition is called ‘holiday heart’ syndrome.
Do not be late to consult a doctor in case of sudden acceleration and irregularity in heartbeat. At such times, it is necessary to pay attention to the salt in packaged, ready-made foods. Eating such foods in a short time causes high blood pressure. Eating raw nuts instead of ready-to-eat foods, and consuming vegetables along with meat will make your New Year’s Eve healthier. Do not forget to drink water instead of carbonated drinks or soda. If you are taking medication, it is important to remember to take enough medication with you when you travel.”
Create a new self in 2020
You can also say ‘Hello’ . Esen summarizes the formula of the job as follows: “The new year also means new beginnings. You can take small and decisive steps for the health of your heart with the healthy life calendars you will apply throughout the year. With the restriction of physical activity in winter and the cold weather, basal metabolism Slowing down of our pace, and special days like New Year’s Day are time periods that cause weight gain.
Unfortunately, the diet we choose on the first day of the year invites many diseases. Again, starting early, having breakfast and drinking 3 liters of water throughout the day will be good for your body.In addition, potassium, a natural diuretic, is one of the most important elements that helps regulate the pH level of your body.
Taking more potassium ensures that excess sodium is removed from your body. It helps to reduce your limpness, so you feel lighter. Examples of foods rich in potassium are spinach, brussels sprouts, tomatoes, avocados, salmon and mushrooms.
Starting from the first minutes of the new year, you can eat what you want by knowing what you eat and making healthy calculations, taking care to do your sports regularly and quitting your harmful habits such as smoking and alcohol all year long. You can wage war, get rid of the excesses you have taken during the New Year’s Eve, and have a healthy heart.” Dr. Özlem Esen emphasizes the importance of avoiding activities that will make the heart go unprepared, adding that regular and controlled sports prolong life, and brisk walking for at least 45 minutes a week reduces the risk of heart attack by 50 percent.