Good Heart Health; It is In the Little Things
Your heart works around the clock. It is the most important muscle, pumping blood and oxygen to nourish your organs. If it is not in good condition, the heart affects your overall health. While it might not be on top of your mind unless you have a problem, caring for your heart is essential and does not have to be overwhelming. Heart and Vascular Care understands that the little, daily things you do and a simple lifestyle change could be all you need to keep the system in top shape. Among the straightforward tips to improve your routine and heart health includes;
Physical exercise is a no-brainer. You hear it wherever you go and in all health-related discussions. Your heart, like any muscle, gets stronger as you exercise it. Physical exercise does not necessarily mean hitting the gym and breaking a sweat. A simple routine such as a 10-minutes walk is a good starting point.
Your diet and lifestyle choices such as smoking affect your heart health. Heart-healthy meals like seafood, nuts, fruits, and vegetables, combined with a good routine, make it easier to keep the muscle nourished. Take a healthy breakfast; coffee gets you going, but including fresh fruits and vegetables is better for your heart health. Habits like smoking are pleasurable, but calming your nerves is not as important as keeping the king of all organs healthy.
Observe your weight
Many people only consider weight when thinking about how it affects their appearance. Shedding a few pounds does wonder for your looks and confidence and extends to your heart health. If you keep accumulating that weight, you are at high risk of fatty materials building up in the arteries. This can clog and damage your heart and expose you to risks such as heart attacks. Do not wait until someone comments on your weight. Actively observe and strive to maintain a healthy weight.
Manage the stress
Stress is a part of life, but do not let it build up. If you do not manage it, you can easily be trapped in a stress cycle, affecting your overall health. There are lots of biochemical responses to stress, many that affect your heart health. Examples include faster heart rate and a rise in blood pressure. Talk it out, meditate, do yoga; such simple things can keep your stress levels down, improving your heart health.
Sure, you want to keep up with your demanding schedule, but do not let it ruin your heart health. If you do not sleep, your blood pressure remains high for an extended period. Such pressure is the leading cause of heart issues and stroke. Quality sleep gives your heart a much-needed break. The break translates to heart rate and blood pressure going down, helping to keep your heart healthy.
Good heart health begins with those little and easily overlooked things. You can also supercharge your heart care regimen through regular checkups. The checkups also help spot any developing issues, get treatment, and implement measures to caution against future problems. Contact your trusted cardiologist today for all your heart-related needs. With professional guidance, you will learn more about your heart and ways to keep it in good shape.
Umar Nisar was born and raised in the busy city of Abbottabad. As a journalist, Umar Nisar has contributed to many online publications including PAK Today and the Huffing Post. In regards to academics, Umar Nisar earned a degree in business from the Abbottabad UST, Havelian. Umar Nisar follows the money and covers all aspects of emerging tech here at The Hear Up.
quantum wormholes United Kingdom has potentially figured out
Vice reports that a physicist working at the University of Bristol in the UK has potentially discovered quantum wormholes. Researcher Hatim Salih has proposed an experiment that makes a type of teleportation called “counter-transportation” realistically feasible. However, this isn’t exactly the Star Trek transporter many sci-fi fans have dreamed of over the years. Here’s everything you need to know about Salih’s quantum wormhole experiment.
Salih’s quantum wormhole is a huge scientific breakthrough.
The general theory of relativity of the famous scientist Albert Einstein affirms that hypothetical “bridges” are possible between two points in space-time. However, since 1935, when Einstein presented his theory, the existence of wormholes has been purely hypothetical. However, Salih’s experiment paves the potential way to achieve the longstanding goal of traversing a rift in space-time.
Counterportation comes from “counterfactual” and “transportation” and while similar to teleportation, the two terms are not synonymous. “Counterportation gives you the end goal of recreating an object in space,” Salih said. “[B] but we can make sure nothing happened.”
Although unfortunately, for Salih to achieve true counterportation, they’ll have to wait a few years. The quantum computers necessary to perform the task don’t exist yet in 2023. “If counterportation is to be realized, an entirely new type of quantum computer has to be built,” Salih said. However, development is underway, and Salih hopes to complete it in three to four years.
Wormholes are a classic trope of science fiction in popular media, if only because they provide such a handy futuristic plot device to avoid the issue of violating relativity with faster-than-light travel. In reality, they are purely theoretical. Unlike black holes—also once thought to be purely theoretical—no evidence for an actual wormhole has ever been found, although they are fascinating from an abstract theoretical physics perceptive. You might be forgiven for thinking that undiscovered status had changed if you only read the headlines this week announcing that physicists had used a quantum computer to make a wormhole, reporting on a new paper published in Nature.
Let’s set the record straight right away: This isn’t a bona fide traversable wormhole—i.e., a bridge between two regions of spacetime connecting the mouth of one black hole to another, through which a physical object can pass—in any real, physical sense. “There’s a difference between something being possible in principle and possible in reality,” co-author Joseph Lykken of Fermilab said during a media briefing this week. “So don’t hold your breath about sending your dog through a wormhole.” But it’s still a pretty clever, nifty experiment in its own right that provides a tantalizing proof of principle to the kinds of quantum-scale physics experiments that might be possible as quantum computers continue to improve.
“It’s not the real thing; it’s not even close to the real thing; it’s barely even a simulation of something-not-close-to-the-real-thing,” physicist Matt Strassler wrote on his blog. “Could this method lead to a simulation of a real wormhole someday? Maybe in the distant future. Could it lead to making a real wormhole? Never. Don’t get me wrong. What they did is pretty cool! But the hype in the press?
The success of this experiment could change the field of physics forever.
Additionally, Salih posits that this work is tantamount to the particle acceleration work at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN). “This work will be in the spirit of the multi-billion ventures that exist to witness new physical phenomena,” Salih said. “[…] But at a fraction of the resources.”
The ultimate goal of the quantum wormhole experiment is to “explore fundamental questions about the universe,” Salih says. And if successful, the experiment could allow scientists to research “higher dimensions.”
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