Cutting back on sodium and increasing physical activity are not the only ways to improve heart health – a good night’s sleep can also help promote cardiovascular health. One expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) says not getting enough sleep can have harmful heart-health effects.
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Excess cholesterol in your blood can cause your heart to work harder, increasing your risk of heart disease and stroke. Many people end up relying on cholesterol lowering medications, but there are other things you can do to slash your cholesterol levels besides taking cholesterol lowering medications.
The following are tips on how to slash high cholesterol levels naturally:
Body Detox Through Cleansing
Your body is constantly working to eliminate toxins through your lungs, kidneys, digestive system and especially your liver. Every minute of every day, your properly functioning liver eliminates small amounts of toxins, heavy metals, bacteria and other impurities from your blood before returning it into circulation.
Perhaps in an ideal world - a world without environmental challenges, stress, pesticides and processed foods - cleansing wouldn't be necessary. But that simply isn't the case for most of us in the 21st century. This is why regular cleansing of the body, and especially the liver and colon, is vital to maintaining your good health, be it preventing disease, or just to ensure that your body is operating the way it was meant to.
Quitting smoking is not easy, but you can do it. The most difficult part to quitting smoking is to resisting the urges.
The best way to approach quitting is to attack each urge one at a time, like its your last stand, the big battle. Look at it as a battle of willpower that you MUST win. As you put a number of battles behind, the urges will subside and you will be long on your road to a healthier and happier, smoke free life.