HELP YOUR HEART BY SMALL CHANGES.
Stress is a word people use for feeling they feel when everything gets too much.
You might get this if:-
- You have too much to do
- If other people are asking a lot of you
- You are having to deal with things you can’t control
You have a choice in that you can choose how you want to control your life and change it for the better by just taking
10 minutes out.
Being stressed often makes you do things which are bad for your heart:-
- smoking – stop to think whether you could consider a quit smoking day and contact Smokefree Ealing by calling 0208 579 8622 or visit http://www.smokefreeealing.co.uk
- drinking too much – if you need support contact RISE – http://www.ealingrise.org.uk
Phone: 020 8843 5900
24hrs: 0800 195 8100
- eating unhealthy foods that are high in saturated fat and salt so that you put on too much weight, raise your blood pressure and cholesterol levels.- contact your GP for advice or screening.
If you smoke , have high blood pressure, high cholesterol or are overweight, you are more likely to get coronary heart disease, which means you might get angina or have a heart attack.
Drinking too much alcohol can cause problems with your heart rhythm, high blood pressure and damage your heart muscle.
If you have stresses you need help with contact IAPT Self-referral line: 020 3313 5660 or visit :-
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