Tips to Avoid the Risk of Heart Disease for the Lay


According to the records of the World Health Organization (WHO), heart disease is the deadliest disease in the world. This disease arises due to various factors, one of which is lifestyle.

Heart disease is also a comorbid disease in COVID-19 patients who die. The unhealthy diet, lack of physical activity, and stress are a combination that can increase the risk of developing heart disease.

A specialist in heart and blood vessels, dr. Siska S. Danny, SpJP (K) explained that the risk of heart disease must be monitored along with shifting habits of life during the pandemic. The application of studying or working from home, said dr. Siska, makes physical activity more limited and changes the time and possibly less healthy food menus. The term lay people, for people who relax too often at home, is gaining popularity.

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So that your lifestyle does not become messy when you do your activities at home, dr. Siska suggested making a schedule for daily activities. Work routines, meal times, breaks, and of course exercise must be arranged in such a way so as not to be overlooked.

“Always try to include time for exercise in your structured time frame. So if we have time that is structured, a schedule that we can follow properly, we will automatically feel less stressed, stressed, depressed and others. outside the house we change inside the house, “said dr. Siska in the Healthy Heart Movement event, Sunday (27/9/2020).

For people who already have risk factors for heart disease, such as people with hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, and so on, it is advisable to regularly check their physical condition to the doctor. According to dr. Siska, if you have doubts about coming to the hospital during the pandemic, you can do health consultation through telemedicine services which can be accessed online.

“It can be through the online polyclinic (service) of the hospital that usually consults, or it can also be via an application that provides online consultation services. And the medicine can be delivered,” explained dr. Siska.

People with risk factors for heart disease are also advised to keep exercising regularly. Dr. Siska revealed, the owner of the risk factors can do sports such as walking, cycling or swimming with light to moderate intensity.

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Kalbe Consumer Health Medical Manager, dr. Helmin Agustina Silalahi added that supplement intake can also help reduce the risk of heart disease. Superba Krill Oil H2 Health & Happiness products can be the right supplement choice.

According to dr. Helmin, H2 Superba Krill Oil has various essential ingredients that are good for the body. Omega 3 levels found in krib oil are known to be higher than fish oil. This supplement is also easily absorbed by the body because it contains phospholipids which are quickly recognized by body cells.

“Krill oil contains omega 3 which is richer than fish. Krill is one of the animals (living) on ​​the ocean floor of Antarctica. Its food is phytoplankton which is a source of omega 3 itself,” said dr. Helmin.

Based on a research, krill oil is known to be effective in reducing bad cholesterol in the body and increasing the amount of good cholesterol. In addition, krill oil can lower the body’s blood sugar levels.

Helmin explained, H2 Superba Krill Oil is enough to take 1-2 capsules a day. This supplement is safe for consumption for people who already have risk factors for heart disease or those without risk factors.

This live streaming talk show of the Healthy Heart Movement session 2 entitled ‘Small Habits for Keeping a Healthy Heart’ is an event held by detikcom with H2 Health & Happiness, Perfecting the Goodness of Nature. The event was held in commemoration of World Heart Day 2020 on September 29.

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