Abdul Aleem Khan Foundation celebrate World Heart Day 2021. In this day, we aware the people, who suffer from this diseases.
Emphasising the need for a healthy diet and lifestyle, medical experts said on Tuesday that younger population in Pakistan. Today suffered more from heart diseases than the older population and that the prevalence of hypertension. A major risk factor for heart diseases, had increased multiple times in adults.
They also called upon the government to activate regulatory bodies to inspect restaurants and hotels and examine the quality of food on sale.
“In fact, these days, teenagers are reporting to us with heart diseases. It’s an alarming situation and we need to pay attention to what we eat and how we live,”. Adding the major risk factors for heart diseases were increased urbanisation and stress. Unhealthy diet, consumption of tobacco in any form, sedentary lifestyle and pollution.
At events organised by the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) to mark World Heart Day, speakers said 17 million people in the world died of heart diseases every year whereas the mortality figure due to cardiovascular diseases in Pakistan stood at 250,000.
Keeping a healthy heart is essential if we don’t want to be apart from our loved ones. Let us make more people aware of cardiovascular diseases on this #WorldHeartDay.