8 tips to minimise heart attack risk

Making certain lifestyle changes can help minimize your risk of a heart attack and improve your overall heart health.

Updated on Feb 22, 2023 05:26 PM IST 10 Photos

Reducing the risk of a heart attack involves making lifestyle changes that promote heart health. Here are some tips to help you minimize your risk of a heart attack: (Pexels)

Control your blood pressure and cholesterol levels: High blood pressure and high cholesterol are major risk factors for heart disease. Monitor your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and follow your healthcare provider's recommendations for keeping them under control. (Pixabay)

Limit alcohol consumption: Drinking too much alcohol can raise blood pressure and contribute to other heart disease risk factors. If you drink alcohol, do so in moderation. (Unsplash)


Maintain a healthy weight: Being overweight or obese can increase the risk of heart disease. Try to maintain a healthy weight through a combination of diet and exercise. (Gettyimages)

Quit smoking: Smoking is a major risk factor for heart disease. If you smoke, quitting is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of a heart attack. (Pexels)