The lifestyle choices you make can affect your general health. You can help to maintain and improve the health of your heart by making small changes to your lifestyle.
Going smokefree is the most important lifestyle change you can make to reduce your risk of heart disease.
A balanced diet consists of a variety of foods, in the right proportions and of the right portion size for your requirements; a diet high in fruit, vegetables and starchy foods but low in saturated fat, salt and sugar.
Regular physical activity is also very important to heart health. It helps your heart pump more effectively, improves circulation, and maintains healthy blood pressure, cholesterol and weight levels.
The Buckinghamshire NHS Trust Cardiac Rehabilitation service accepts referrals for rehabilitation of patients following NHS or private angioplasty procedures. Dr Ramrakha recommends this course to all his patients in the Buckinghamshire area after their procedure.