World Heart Day 2022

Introduction – World Heart Day is celebrated every year on September 29 across the world to spread awareness about the risk of several heart diseases. This international day is a worldwide campaign that helps in educating people about the risk of cardiovascular diseases due to an unhealthy diet and physical inactivity.

 Heart strokes and attacks may be life-threatening for individuals across the world. Diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure are the main causes of heart disease. If you reduce the risk of heart stroke and attacks then must avoid taking alcohol, tobacco, fried foods, beverages and should do daily exercise. A heart attack: can occur when one or more arteries are blocked because of the deposition of fatty in cholesterol form known as plaques that may narrow the arteries. The symptoms of heart attack are irregular heartbeat, difficulty in breathing, chest pain, indigestion, fatigue, and many more.

 Cardiac arrest is another heart disease which occurs due to the working of the heart instantly stopping and is very dangerous for your life that led to death. The main reason of sudden cardiac arrest is a previous heart attack which triggers an electrical disturbance and leads to sudden cardiac arrest. The other main reason of cardiac arrest is an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia), which occurs if the electrical system of the heart is not working properly. Cardiac arrest may also occur in those people who are not suffering from any heart disease The main symptoms of cardiac are no breathing, loss of consciousness, sudden collapse, and many more.

 Thus, both heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest are very dangerous for your life.  If you want to lower the risk of sudden cardiac arrest and heart attacks then do daily check-ups with your doctor. You can also reduce the sugar level in your blood, decrease blood pressure, lower cholesterol, and regular exercise in the morning that is beneficial in lowering the risk of heart attacks and sudden cardiac arrest,

History – President of the World Heart Federation (WHF) first suggested the idea to celebrate World Heart Day across the world. Thus, World Heart Day is firstly observed on September 21, 2000, worldwide. Till 2011 when this international day was celebrated on the last Sunday of September globally. Since 2012, World Heart Day is observed annually on September 29 to spread awareness about the importance of a healthy heart among common people all around the world.

Theme – The theme of World Heart Day in the year 2022 is “Use Heart for Every Heart” which highlights the aim to bring together for fighting against heart diseases across the world.

Significance – The main aim of World Heart Day is to spread awareness about the risk of heart disease that leads to death and highlights the significance of the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. This international day educates about several heart diseases which are a threat to your life among common people across the world. The main purpose of this international day is to lower the risk of heart attack or stroke through take precautions regarding drinking and eating habits. This international aims to inform common people about how to lower the risk factors of a heart attack which are linked with physical inactivity, unhealthy diet, smoking, and tobacco consumption.

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