Test That Shows You The Health Of Your Heart

Cardiac affections are more and more popular lately, so no wonder we begun to be careful with our heart since ages not so advanced. Measuring your pulse is an act that can save your life. Starting from pulse monitoring, I discovered a test that will tell you, after a few simple measurements and a bit of math (I promise you that will not hurt) if you have a healthy heart or not!

You don’t need more than five free minutes, you don’t need medical equipment or advanced knowledge, but just a drop of attention and possibly the help of a smarthphone or computer!

Doctors are of the opinion that pulse monitoring can save your life, so learning these simple moves will prove very important for your health!

Normally, the pulse is measured in a rest position, sitting on a chair (although in our test we will invite you to play a little). Spread your forearms on a flat surface with your palm up and the elbow slightly raised. Then breathe deeply, inspiring and exhaling deeply to comfort yourself. With the index and middle fingers on the other hand, gently press the radial vein (located at the base of the thumb, on the wrist, between the tendon and the bony plane) and counts the beats of the pulse for one minute.

Let’s  explain the test of your heart!

Using the above guidelines, monitor your pulse for one minute, sitting down, just as I explained you. Note the value on a piece of paper, you’ll need it later.
It’s time for a bit of sport: get up and make a leap for 45 seconds, then take your pulse again, standing for one minute. Write the result on paper.
Rest for one minute and then measure the pulse, in a sitting position, for 60 seconds again. Also writes the resultnumber on paper.
Now it’s time to exercise your math: Sum the three values, subtract from their sum 200, and then divide everything to 10.


Between 1 and 5 –  Congratulations, your heart have excellent health. Continue with your current lifestyle.

Between 6 and 10 –  Your heart works the right way, but it doesn’t hurt to show more care! Especially if your value is nearly 10, you might want to ask yourself if you apply the principles of a healthy life: balanced nutrition, sport, restful sleep and  peace.

Between 11 and 15 –  Attention, your heart is in danger. If you do not want to develop an irreversible heart disease, you have to make a change: it includes healthy foods in the diet (ideal for salmon, oats, berries, black chocolate, nuts, olive oil, red wine, green tea, etc.). Do not forget to practice at least 30 minutes of sports evry day and sleep 7-8 hours per night.

More than 15 – You need to consult a doctor as a matter of urgency, because you may be ill. It’s no joke and although pulse monitoring is not a validated medical test, you shouldn’t ignore its results!