World Heart Day is marked | Instant News

LAHORE: Public awareness sessions and online walks are held across the country in collaboration with leading healthcare institutions such as the Pakistan Cardiac Society (PCS), Karachi Heart Disease Institute (KIHD) and NICVD on the occasion of World Heart Day.

The event was held to promote heart health. A pharmaceutical company runs a trip in Lahore in collaboration with the Karachi Institute of Heart Disease (KIHD) and the Pakistan Cardiac Society Karachi Chapter. It was led by Prof. Abdul Rasheed, Prof. Khalida Soomro, Prof. Mansoor Ahmed, and Associate Prof. Riffat Sultana. Experts talk about how to live a healthy life by taking special care of the heart. Dr Sumera Nasim from KIHD emphasized, “We have to reduce our salt intake to less than one teaspoon per day.” Dr Sanam Khawaja from the NICVD states that a 30-45 minute walk helps control blood pressure, reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Most cardiovascular disease can be prevented by addressing behavioral risk factors such as tobacco use, unhealthy diet, obesity, and lack of physical activity.

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