9 things to do to keep your heart healthy

Stop smoking

If you smoke, you’re probably aware of the effects of smoking on your health, but did you know that smoking is a factor that contributes to the buildup of plaque in your arteries, that it increases the risk of developing blood clots and it raises your blood pressure which makes your heart work harder? Therefore, smoking increases the risk of having a heart disease. Encouraging fact: less than one year after quitting, the risks of dying from a heart disease reduce by 50 %!

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