Cut down on these four foods that increase your heart rate
Nov 04, 2022
Smart watch with heart rate
Many factors affect how fast our heart beats per minute, known as heart rate,including what we eat,how active we are,our mood state,and what we take.According to the American Heart Association, 60 to 100 beats per minute is considered a normal Heart rate, but certain foods or drinks can cause our Heart rate to accelerate beyond its normal resting rate. Dr. Hello explains what foods to cut down on to slow your heart and reduce the discomfort caused by a fast heartbeat.
With the design of airbag and built-in light sensing setting,BP smart watch can accurately sense the vascular signals.
A fast heart beat? Just eat less of these foods
1. The caffeine
Caffeine is a central nervous stimulant that stimulates the brain and nervous system, increases the rate at which the heart beats, and may even cause arrhythmias when consumed in excess. Caffeine is found in many beverages, such as coffee, black tea, green tea, soda and energy drinks.
Regarding the effects of caffeine on the human body, the Taiwan Family Medical Association has pointed out that when the human body consumes more than 400 mg of caffeine a day, it is easy to increase the risk of epilepsy, atrial fibrillation and arrhythmia. The National Health Service recommends that; Adults should consume no more than 300mg of caffeine per day (about 1-3 cups of coffee); People with heart disease would have to cut their caffeine intake by half, to about 150 milligrams. In addition to making the heart beat faster, too much caffeine is also prone to side effects such as headaches, anxiety, tremors and insomnia. ) Can You drink coffee with a heart attack? It actually reduces your risk of heart disease.)
Many studies have pointed out that alcohol can lead to Arrhythmias, cause Tachycardia (Tachycardia, one of the types of arrhythmia), and cause atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter and Ventricular Tachycardia and other symptoms of the heart. Alcohol can directly affect the heart cells, causing a rapid heartbeat, tachycardia, improper pulse, breathing difficulties. In most cases, if a person with arrhythmia stops taking alcohol for a while, the heart will gradually return to normal and reduce the chance of recurrence of arrhythmia. ) A little flutter in your heart How many times is the heartbeat normal? Once understand the normal heartbeat range of "a willing person")
Theobromine is another natural neurostimulant found in chocolate and its additives, such as ice cream, brownies, cakes, sweets, hot chocolate and chocolate milk. Studies have shown that theobromine intake is directly proportional to increased heart rate, meaning that the greater the amount consumed, the greater the increase in heart rate. Therefore, people with arrhythmia are advised to limit or avoid chocolate consumption.
4. The tyramine
Foods and beverages containing high tyramic acid can increase blood pressure and cause heart palpitations, including the following:
Dried or overripe fruit
5. Eating too much sugar
Eating foods high in carbohydrates, such as sugary drinks, sweets, desserts, snacks, bread, pasta and white rice, can also cause a rapid heart beat or palpitations. It is recommended to limit your intake or choose whole grains and whole foods, such as brown rice, whole wheat bread, vegetables and beans, as these contain higher quality complex carbohydrates and fewer simple sugars.
In conclusion, in order to maintain a healthy heart and reduce the discomfort caused by a fast heartbeat, it is advisable to avoid certain foods that can trigger arrhythmias, such as cheese containing tyramine, cured meat and fish, or chocolate containing phenylethylamine. Also, cut down on caffeinated and alcoholic beverages as much as possible.
To keep your heart healthy,you should pay attention to your heart rate regularly and timely.For this,wearing a BP smart watch will help you a lot to know your heart rate.With the airbag design and built-in light sensing settings,this watch can accurately sensing vascular signals.