World heart Federation
The international campaign has a branch to spread awareness about heart disease. And to prevent heart from stroke called world heart day. It is organized by world heart foundation. It is an international campaign held on September 29. Its purpose is to inform people about cardiovascular diseases. Which are the biggest cause of death all over the world. The World Heart Federation have found that cardiovascular diseases are the world’s leading cause of death. These diseases kills 17.1 million people round the year. This day conveys us a message to quit smoking, get exercising and start eating healthy. To prevent the disaster caused by heart diseases, this day promotes various precautionary measures.
World heart day 2017
This year, World Heart Day focuses on the environment best suited to the health of heart. Moreover it expand the aims of making better heart choices across the globe. In support of this day, we have composed a selection of quality content which focuses on the subject of healthy life choices. The details of the cause and prevention of the diseases caused to heart is given in the next topic.
Following are the factors which can trigger heart disease and threaten our own lives.
- Lack of exercise
- high blood pressure
- unhealthy diets
- glucose levels
- Inadequate intake of fruit and vegetables
- physical inactivity
The above mentioned factors can be minimized by spreading awareness of prevention.
Prevention from heart diseases
Following are the points that will help you to prevent the diseases mentioned above.
- Don’t smoke or use tobacco
- Exercise for about 30 minutes on most days of the week
- Eat a heart-healthy diet
- Maintain a healthy weight
- Get enough quality sleep
- Manage stress
- Get regular health screenings
Aims of World’s heart day
The aim of this day is to improve health globally. By motivating people to make changes to their lifestyles. And to promote education internationally by telling ways which are good to your heart. On this day, events take place to promote healthy hearts. they include:
- Walks and runs
- public talks
- health checks
- shows and exhibitions
- Sports events
These events are coordinated by charities and other organisations. The main organization behind this is World Health Organization (WHO), which is the UN’s directing and coordinating authority for health. Their purpose is to name a few of the interesting and informative events which mark the day.
So on Heart Day, get determined! Promise yourself to act upon all the precautionary measures that heart requires. And to fulfill the motto of this life giving day.