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Rest, Diet and Recreational Drugs on the Cardiovascular System
Transcript of Rest, Diet and Recreational Drugs on the Cardiovascular System
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Cardiovascular System? Lets have a look... Diet Recreational drugs The effect of Rest, Diet and Recreational Drugs on the Cardiovascular System Rest is essential to recovery and to allow the body to adapt.
Specifically, rest allows the heart to grow in size and thickness and the number of capillaries to increase.
An example of a well prepared training program allows rest. It would be, for example, two days training, followed by a rest day, followed by a further three days training.
In total this in five exercise sessions of 30 minutes and two days rest a week. Specifically, the foods that negatively impact vascular health are those with large quantities of saturated and trans fats.
Saturated fat is most common in animal products, while trans fats occur in processed foods.
Some foods benefit the circulatory system.
For instance, unsaturated fats -- these occur mostly as plant-based oils -- are heart healthy and improve your cholesterol levels, preventing buildup of plaques in the arteries.
Eating plenty of dietary fiber also helps -- particularly soluble fiber, which absorbs cholesterol in the digestive tract and helps prevent your blood cholesterol levels from rising as high.
Fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans are all good sources of fiber. Rest Cigarettes (nicotine)- raise the blood pressure because they release adrenalin, Adrenalin constricts the arteries and causes the heart to beat faster.
A major risk factor of heart disease is Tobacco smoke.
Smoking lowers HDL cholesterol levels increase the tendency for blood clots, which can lead to serious problems such as heart attacks or strokes.
Alcohol in small amounts is thought to increase HDL and so in the long term can lower blood pressure. However binge drinking and having too much alcohol can lead to serious adverse affects.
Some people have to take prescription drugs to control their blood pressure.
Others may be prescribed drugs which actually cause high blood pressure, for other medical conditions; these people may be prescribed more drugs to control their blood pressure.