Health problems related to the heart are found to be more common in people where the family has a history of heart diseases in case of men over the age of 40.
The problem can be compounded if you are a bit overweight. For women, the incidence of heart disorders is more common if they have got to the age of 50. The problem is bound to be heightened if women are overweight.
Countering the problem of weight-management seems to be very important in controlling the incidence of heart disorders. The best way to control one's weight is through proper diet and nutrition.
Regular amounts of physical exercise are as essential. Adults ought to get at least half-an-hour of physical exercises at least five days in a week. This adds up to 150 minutes of physical exercise every week. It could even be 75 minutes of vigorous exercises in a week.
Regular physical exercise is one of the ways to counter the problems of increased blood-pressure and build up of cholesterol in the body. This means there should be a regime of at least 40 minutes of physical activity at least 3 to 4 days every week. This is going to be another way to tackle the incidence of heart-attacks, or even a repetition of heart-attacks.
If you are not into regular physical workouts, it is essential to begin a session as soon as you can. Be sure to begin with an easy workout. There should be graded improvements in quality of workouts on a regular basis. A lot is going to depend on the amount of resilience you have. You must always consult your physician before beginning on a regime of physical workouts.