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An action dedicated to September 29 – World Heart Day was held

An action dedicated to September 29 - World Heart Day was held with the cooperation of the Ministry of Health, Public Health and Reforms Center (PHRC), Azerbaijan Medical University (AMU), "Marsol" LLC and "Özsut" restaurant chain.

As part of the campaign organized on September 29, 2022 in the winter park, the participants were invited to preliminary examinations (measurement of height, weight, pressure and pulse, ECG examination), they were given recommendations by doctors and cardiologists, public health specialists.

According to statistics, cardiovascular diseases are currently one of the main causes of death and disability in the world, killing more than 17 million people every year. The recent increase in the number of people suffering from cardiovascular diseases is closely related to a number of factors. The main risk factors include high blood pressure, increased blood cholesterol and sugar, smoking, physical inactivity, alcohol abuse, psychological stress, overweight, obesity and unhealthy diet. The "Healthy food" corner was also presented at the campaign, participants were informed about proper and balanced nutrition, they were encouraged to refrain from smoking and other harmful habits, to choose a healthy lifestyle, and educational materials on these topics were distributed.

It should be noted that the World Heart Day is celebrated every year in our country with various events, extensive propaganda is carried out among the population to protect from cardiovascular diseases.


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