In little evidence from the comfort of your own home can help assess the risk of heart disease.
Big belly is a time bomb. Women with a waist of 88 inches higher have an overall risk of 79 percent more likely to die from any cause, including heart disease and cancer, those with a volume of 71 centimeters or less. Place the tape measure around the widest part of the abdomen, usually just near the navel. Men can afford 5 centimeters. The resting heart rate (RHR)
Your RHR is a good indicator of the condition of the heart: less is better. Before getting out of bed in the morning, the index finger, find the pulse at the wrist. Count the beats for 10 seconds and multiply by six if you have an electronic pressure gauge will be used
over 80 -. Not good
60 – 80 – good (normal)
RHR below 60 or above 80 may indicate dehydration or medical problems types thyroid disease or anemia. Exceptions are professional athletes. The marathon runner has the minimum pulse between 40 and 50 beats per minute, a registered some extreme sports medicine. The heart of one of the best cyclists, Belgian Eddy Mersksa idle allegedly beat only 25 times per minute.
The heart rate after exercise
“What is your heart quickly returns to normal after exercise is healthier, “says Dr. Cheri Wiggins Twin Falls Idaho Medical Center. If the heart does not fall to at least 12 within one minute after exercise, you have an increased risk of heart disease and even death.
Practice hard for five minutes, stop immediately and measure the pulse. A minute later he left again measure the pulse. Subtracting the last number of the first
pulse fell below 12 -. Poor
pulse has fallen more than 12 – so