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A global day dedicated to heart

Dec 17th 2013 at 10:20 PM

heartThe heart is the central organ: if he stops working and fulfilling their noble task of pumping blood throughout the body, physical life ends, and there is no turning back. As has been held for several years, on Saturday September 29, at the initiative of WHO and the World Heart Federation is celebrating its day.

The cardiovascular disease , further myocardial infarction and stroke (CVA), are the most deadly and major causes of death worldwide.

According to official data, every year the lives of 17.3 million people are charged , and many millions more must undergo cardiovascular events that often leave their physical, mental and emotional scars.
The truth is that this special day is celebrated since 2000, in a hundred countries around the world to raise awareness about the importance of the heart and the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
It works with information and prevention campaigns, hiking, health checks, careers, fitness sessions, public talks , scientific forums and exhibitions, shows and other themed activities.
The idea is that people know more about the nature of these diseases and learn about risk factors, prevention methods (passing through healthy living, good eating habits and physical activity, mainly), forms available detection etc..

Each issue has a special consign, as reported the other day on Vitadelia , for 2012 was " One World, One Home, One Heart " .
For more information, you can download the brochure issued from the Heart Foundation , an organization sponsored by the Spanish Society of Cardiology and responsible in the field in Spain. This year, he has worked in coordination with the aim to make this day a day of awareness and learning.

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