World Heart Day being observed today

29 Sep, 2016 3:09 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – World Heart Day is being observed across the world, including Pakistan today to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and how to maintain a healthy heart.

The theme of this year is creating heart healthy environments.

The day aims at spreading awareness about heart related diseases, their causes and preventive measures.

Seminars and functions are being held across the world in order to create awareness about different heart diseases.


In its message on the occasion, World Health Organization noted that high blood pressure, increased cholesterol and glucose levels, smoking, lack of exercise and excessive consumption of fast foods are main reasons of heart diseases.

World Heart Day was created to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death.




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