Numerous researches and experts have labeled winter as the most crucial season for those who suffer from heart ailments.
An increase of heart attacks in the season by 50 percent has only confirmed their fears. Undoubtedly, the winter season is quite harsh on heart patients, since the heart has to work twice as harder to maintain body heat during this period.
Arteries tend to shrink and tighten as the temperatures fall. This restricts blood flow and reduces oxygen supply and the lack of vitamin D and changes in the daylight to nighttime ratio don't exactly help matters.
Therefore, to avoid and/or reduce cardiac problems during the winter and make it easier for you to control the issue, below are a few tips that you can follow this season.
Avoid walks in the mornings:
2. Stick to your exercise routine:
3. Don't skip meals or medication:
4. Don't stress:
5. Consult your doctor regularly: