Prevent Stroke Among Your Elderly

Stroke is a predominant disease of elderly. In fact, it is the number 1 leading cause of death among Filipinos according to the latest census. To prevent stroke, you must also prevent underlying cardiovascular disease such as high blood pressure, cholesterol etc. A regular checkup with the doctor helps you detect the early signs of cardiovascular disease. Here are things to remember to take care of your elderly’s heart:

  1. Regular exercises but avoid lifting any heavy machinery to help protect the fragile bones of our elderly.
  2. Maintain a healthy and low fat diet. Try eating fiber-enriched food such as green leafy vegetables, pineapple etc.
  3. Consult your doctor regularly and don’t forget to do what told you to.
  4. Drink supplements such as Vitamin C & E as they are anti-oxidants that help regenerate cells in the body.
  5. Always maintain a positive outlook.