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How Reducing Your Waistline Can Improve Heart Health

Black tonometer and heart isolated on whiteWhen it comes to being as healthy as possible, it’s important to maintain a healthy weight. Aside from feeling great, keeping at a healthy BMI can have some great heart health effects. Making the effort to reduce your waistline will reduce your risks for certain heart-related conditions. Here are few good reasons to start exercising and eating healthy.

Reduced Risk of Heart Disease

Heart disease is one of the biggest causes of death in the United States. Thankfully, you do not have to be a part of this scary statistic. You can reduce your risk of heart disease by keeping healthy and active. When you reduce your waistline, your risk for heart disease drops significantly. If you are overweight, begin taking small steps to improve your diet and lifestyle. Before you know it, you will be able to reduce your waistline and be less at risk for heart disease.

Stronger Heart

Keeping your heart strong will largely depend on your weight. Ask your doctor what your ideal weight should be for your body type. By working to keep your waistline trimmed down, this can assist in keeping your heart much stronger in the short and long-term. When you are overweight, your heart has to work much harder to maintain proper blood flow. This can cause damage to your heart over time.

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At Brookhaven Heart, we can help you in reducing your waistline to help with your overall heart health. Simply give us a call at 631 654-3278 today and we’ll schedule an appointment for you!

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