6. Gradually Stop Smoking
By far the most difficult advice on this list, kicking a smoking habit will benefit every part of your body. The chemicals in tobacco smoke cause damage to blood cells and arteries. Constant bombardment of the stimulant, nicotine also causes rapid fluctuations in blood-pressure which puts stress on the arterial walls. While it is certainly easier said than done, finding a way to kick the smoking habit will help to heal and clear your arteries.
7. Exercise for Your Heart
Weight loss is good for your all-around health, but it is also a great way to prevent and clear clogged arteries. Make an honest effort to get at least 30 minutes of exercise every day, even if it’s just to jog a couple of blocks or power-walk around the office building on your lunch break.
Some other examples of workouts which you can easily sneak into a busy schedule include running in place for five minutes, indulging in a random bout of jumping jacks behind your desk, doing a few sets of chair squats, or getting up and dancing to a favorite song. Swimming is another great way to exercise, especially if you have sore joints that prevent high-impact activities like running.