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Dr. Nault, Vascular Surgeon
Hull Hospital


Choosing water over sugary drinks


Drink Water

Choosing water over sugary drinks helps decrease the risk of developing diseases that may negatively affect your arteries such as obesity and type 2 diabetes. Sugary beverages include iced tea, fruit juice, sports drinks, energy drinks, alcoholic beverages, etc. Alcohol also contains an enormous quantity of calories and can lead to the same health problems. Try choosing water instead when eating out, taking a break, or enjoying leisure time. Quenching your thirst with water is beneficial to your blood vessels as well as your health.

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The many ways exercise helps your heart



Studies have shown that exercising can not only help keep a healthy weight, but also protect your heart through a process called ischemic preconditioning, also known as "warm-up angina.” This phenomenon could reduce damage up to 50% if a heart attack were to occur later in life. A mere 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous daily exercise could offer long-term protection to your heart and your entire cardiovascular system. Consult a healthcare professional like your family doctor, a physical therapist or a kinesiotherapist to make sure your training plan is adapted with your health condition.

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