World Heart Day:An Initiative to Create Awareness about Heart Health
29-09-2020 | Posted By: Admin | 6274 View(s)
Heart Day is an initiative to spread awareness about heart Disease and Stroke Prevention.It serves the purpose of educating people worldwide about the ways in which they can take better care of their Hearts to stay Healthy and Fit.
It is reported that Heart Diseases is the NO 1 Killer Globally Killing more than 17.9 million worldwide that’s much more than Corona, Cancer, HIV , AIDS and Malaria.
India Specific Data:
-54.5 Million People Living with Heart Disease
-1 out of 4 Deaths attributed to Heart Diseases
-Heart Disease affects Indians
There are several factors which contribute to the increasing number of cases of Heart-related issues-The prominent being–Sedentary Lifestyle. Overeating, lack of exercise, unhealthy diets and high blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels are all factors which can trigger heart disease.
World Heart Day tends to deliver a message to People the World Over that Heart Diseases can be prevented-All that you need to do is take care and precautions.
History of World Heart Day
World Heart Day is celebrated every year on the 29th of September. It was created by the World Heart Federation. The first World Heart Day took place back in the year 2000 and Since then it has become a regular feature every year. On this Day various Charitable organisations across the world run many programmes to safeguard the People and take an initiative to Improve Heart Health.
Golden Rules to Prevent Heart Diseases
1. Be Active
2. Quit Smoking and Tobacco usage
3. Reduce stress to help your Heart
4. Have a Healthy Diet
5.Keep a Tab on Your Blood Pressure
6. Check your Blood Sugar
7. Keep a Check on Your Cholesterol Levels
8. Watch what you Eat
9. Weigh Yourself Regularly
10. Don’t Take too much Calcium
11. Turn the Volume Down
12. Keep Yourself Away from BPA
13. Take Proper Care of Your Teeth
14. Stay in Touch with Good Friends
15. If Diagnosed with Heath Issues-Take Medication on Time as per Doctor’s instructions and consult your Doctor for Signs of Chest Pain, Breathlessness, Swelling of Feet
So This World Heart Day take a Pledge to Make Yourself Health and Keep Your Heart Healthy and Young for Years and Years and Yes the key to it is following a Healthy Lifestyle and Getting a Health Checkup Done from Time to Time to thwart any threat to your Health. Stay Healthy-Stay Protected!!