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Fortis Hospital pedals for Healthy Heart in Bangalore

by The Welthi Bureau | 29 SEP 2017

fortis hospital pedals for healthy heart in bangalore
 Doctors and staff of Fortis Hospital Bangalore for Healthy Heart

On the occasion of World Heart Day, Fortis Hospital, Bangalore has organized a two day event, ‘Charge your heart’ at Cunningham road followed by Garuda Mall to spread awareness regarding being heart healthy. The event is to be held today and tomorrow respectively. The hospital has set up a huge LED heart connected to a cycle. Continuous pedaling keeps the light on in the mounted heart. The initiative is aimed at educating people on importance of keeping the heart healthy and various ways to do the same.

 

World Heart Day is celebrated every year on 29th September with the intent of raising awareness about cardiovascular disease. The theme of this year’s World Heart Day is share the power which aims on how you power your heart and inspire millions of people around the world to be heart healthy.

 

Following the theme, the event has been encouraging people to get involved in physical activities for keeping their heart healthy. Dr Vivek Jawali, Chairman, Department of Cardio Vascular Sciences, Chairman of the Medical Advisory Council, Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore will be driving the initiative to be able to share the knowledge on heart related ailments due to poor lifestyle.

 

Speaking on occasion, Dr Vivek Jawali said, “India is going through an epidemiologic transition whereby the burden of communicable diseases have declined slowly, but that of non-communicable diseases (NCD) has risen rapidly, thus leading to a dual burden. People are becoming a victim of heart disease due to a lot of factors which comprises of sedentary lifestyle to lack of awareness regarding keeping one’s heart healthy. Other factors include smoking, history of hypertension or diabetes, waist/hip ratio, dietary patterns, consumption of alcohol, blood apolipoproteins (Apo), and psychosocial factors. Many of the heart patients these days are between 30-40 years of age. This is majorly because of lack of physical activities and unhealthy diet and overall unhealthy lifestyles. Simple 4 point formula of not smoking, keeping physically active, eating right and reducing excess weight will cut the risk of heart attacks & stroke by a large percentage. Moreover, the diagnosis and treatment procedures for heart diseases need a continuous development. Innovative methods need to be developed to overcome these challenges. Some approaches that could potentially improve the efficiency of care include incorporating information communication technology tools, advanced techniques and improving the quality of care given to patients.”


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