Track whether or not you get short of breath while walking. This could be walking down the street or it could be walking up stairs, but you struggle to make it the whole way without gasping for air. It could be asthma or a cold, but it could also be a sign your heart is in trouble. Fluid that builds up in the left side of the heart can cause coughing. This is easily treatable and, once you get it fixed, chances are promising that you’ll never experience it again. While exercise promotes a healthy heart, don’t wait to get this symptom checked out. It could save your life.
Just as with any other organs, the lower intestinal tract can be affected by a condition known as ischemia. This happens when an organ is deprived of the oxygen it needs to survive. Just as we need oxygen to breathe, every organ, in fact every cell in our body, needs oxygen just as we do. If blood flow to an organ is compromised that organ will also suffer from a decrease in needed nutrients as well as a buildup in detrimental waste products. It will, in effect, starve to death in its own detritus.
As you grow older, the blood pressure becomes high due to the hardening of arteries. Following are some of the ways through which you can lower your blood pressure naturally after reaching the age of 60.