MAX HOSPITAL ORGANISES FREE HEART CHECKUP TO MARK WORLD HEART DAY
This year’s theme for World Heart Day is – ‘Share the Power’.
The Max hospital organised a free cardiac checkup in the hospital on Thursday the eve of the World Heart Day,. Many events and activities were also organised to educate citizens about the prevalence of cardiovascular disease s (CVD).
The experts said that a sedentary lifestyle, in addition to stressful work conditions and a compromised diet are leading factors in precipitating heart disease risk. As per a study in 12 cities across India, over 70 per cent of the urban Indian population is at the risk of being diagnosed with cardiovascular disease. The Principal Consultant and Head of Department – Cardiology, Dr Preeti Sharma, Vice President Operations and Unit Head, Max hospital Dr Sandeep Singh Tanwar and others were present on the occasion.