Suprun told me how to care of heart health

Супрун рассказала, как правильно заботиться о здоровье сердца

Suprun reminds us that the best way to protect your heart — healthy lifestyle.

Acting Minister of health of Ukraine Ulyana Suprun refuted common myths about the support of the cardiovascular system, and also told how actually to protect the health of your heart, writes the with reference to

About Suprun wrote on his page in Facebook.

“In Ukraine, cardioprotectors in popularity second only to that of neuro – and hepato-protective drugs. According to the results of the analysis of sales of drugs, metabolic cardioprotectors in terms of sales in 2017 are the three leaders (920 million UAH). This is a considerable costs. But are they justified? Unfortunately, with the prefix “protector”, in particular “cardioprotector” often sell drugs with unproven efficacy. Or another problem is that drugs that are effective only under certain conditions, to buy patients, which they really do not need,” — said the head of Ministry of health.

She also noted that it is not necessary as a preventative medicine and recognized doping. The effect of these drugs is manifested directly during their application. Evidence in favor of long-term protection from myocardial infarction or other cardiovascular complications no.

Suprun has dispelled the myth about aspirin as a panacea for heart disease.

“Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin is a trade name of the original drug) is an effective protection from cardiovascular disease in patients with ischemic heart disease with old myocardial infarction or ischemic stroke, or atherosclerotic peripheral arterial disease. At the same time, in the absence of such pathology, in primary prevention, aspirin is not recommended,” said the official.

Medic also says that the treatment of most chronic diseases involves long — for years — taking medications that improve not only the health of the patient, but also prevent the development of serious complications, life threatening.

This is precisely the situation with the treatment of most cardiovascular diseases.

“Unfortunately, today we can’t cure hypertension or coronary heart disease, but we can keep blood pressure within normal limits and to slow the progression of the disease with optimally adjusted to each patient’s pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapy,” says the doctor.

Suprun reminds us that the best way to protect your heart — healthy lifestyle.

According to her, the daily diet should contain 50% vegetables and fruits 25% healthy proteins (lean meats, beans) and 25% whole grains, which are sources of fiber. Quench your thirst better mainly drinking water, avoiding sugary drinks.

To maintain the heart muscle needs regular physical activity for adults is 150 minutes a week (if you choose a moderate intensity) or 75 minutes a week (in the case of intense exercise).

People who are overweight the physician advises reduce weight by limiting caloric intake and sport.

To protect the heart of you need to quit Smoking.

“If you have hypertension (hypertension), effective method of lowering blood pressure and preventing complications is adherence to a healthy lifestyle on the one hand, and the regular (permanent) medical therapy, on the other,” writes the official.

The doctors explained how to protect yourself from the mites and not an infection

She noted that the preparations reducing pressure, at the same time have a positive effect on the heart.

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