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Is your heart healthy? Can you run up the stairs without panting? What can you do to keep your heart happy and healthy? If you’re seeking answers to these questions, read on to know more.
Genetics can play a big role in causing your heart condition, which means, if heart disease exists in your family, then you run a higher risk of developing one. You can inherit conditions such as heart disease, high BP and other heart related issues. These combined with damaging lifestyle choices can lead to serious heart problems.
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Consult your doctor for screening for heart diseases after the age of 20, especially if heart disease runs in your family. You can also have your BP checked once every couple of months and if this is 120/80mm Hg or slightly lower, which is normal, you can have a heart health checkup done once every two years. You can also check your cholesterol levels every 4 to 6 years.
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Keep these tips in mind for a healthy heart and address your heart health using the handy Bajaj Finserv Health App.