Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Healthy Heart and Healthy Life

An estimated, more than 17 million people die of CVDs (cardiovascular disease) every year worldwide - World Health Organization (WHO)

Celebrate World Heart Day on 29-Sep-12
Do you know why the number is so high and also increasing every year? It’s just because of your lifestyle and eating habits. Physical inactivity and unhealthy diet increases the risk of heart disease. You are inviting the heart disease if you are consuming tobacco or smoking.

Aim of World Heart Day :

World Heart Day is celebrated every year to aware people about CVD prevention methods. It is organized by the World Heart Federation to help realize the people that heart disease can be prevented. World Heart Day celebration aims to spread information on the risk factors of heart disease, so that people can work on it to reduce the chances of CVD. 80% of premature deaths due to heart disease can be avoided by controlling the risk factors such as smoking, physical inactivity and unhealthy diet.

World Heart Day 2012 :

In 2012, the theme for celebrating World Heart Day is “One World, One Home, One Heart”. It will be celebrated on 29th September. Through the campaign, World Heart Federation will urge the people to become proactive for reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke. Efforts are made to aware people about the life-threatening complications of heart disease and prevent them by controlling the main risk factors including
  • Smoking
  • Tobacco
  • Unhealthy diet
  • Physical inactivity 
People are suggested to prefer for healthy dietary choices and avoiding tobacco and smoking. They are asked to exercise for at least 30 minutes to burn the calories and avoid stressful situations to reduce the risk of heart problems.

supports the celebrations of World Heart Day and join hands to educate people to reduce the chances of life-threatening CVDs and stroke.


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