World Heart Day – watch the video
On 29 Sept is it World Heart Day. Make this the day you do something for your heart. Dr Mauricio’s has shared some advice and small changes you can make to keep your heart healthy, including food tips, exercise tips and his recommendation on measuring blood pressure. Make a change and then track your progress – by keeping informed you stay motivated to keep healthy.
Cardiovascular disease is the world’s number one killer today. But it doesn’t need to be this way. By making just a few small changes to our lives, we can reduce our risk of heart disease and stroke, as well as improving our quality of life and setting a good example for the next generation. It’s about saying to yourself, the people you care about and individuals all around the world: “What can I do right now to look after my heart this World Heart Day?”
Looking after your heart means taking small but meaningful actions: eating a balanced diet, undertaking regular exercise, reducing your alcohol intake, quitting smoking … all the things that make you not only healthier but also able to enjoy your life to the fullest.
Every heartbeat matters this World Heart Day.
World Heart Federation