Give your heart a workout

Being physically active is one of the best things you can do for your heart.
Regular exercise helps reduce your risk for heart disease and adds years to your life. You do not need to spend hours in the gym every day to see benefits. Moving your body just 30 minutes a day is enough to improve your heart health.Exercise helps your heart in several ways. This can help you lose extra pounds (kilograms) or stay at a healthy weight. Being overweight is a major risk factor for heart disease.
Doing some type of moderate aerobic exercise, for 30 to 60 minutes on most days of the week, can help lower blood pressure. Regular exercise is a proven stress buster. Experts are not sure if stress plays a direct role in heart disease. But it may contribute to other risk factors.Exercise can lower your LDL (“bad” cholesterol level). A high LDL level is a major risk factor for heart disease.

Dr Farooq Ahmad ganie (Assistant professor department Of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery SKIMS SOURA)