CSMC Helps to Heal on World Heart Day

Cardinal Santos Medical Center is proud to join the world in promoting heart health with the theme “Use Heart, Know Heart.”  This year, we’re helping spread the importance of getting more familiar with your own heart. You can only love and protect what you are aware of.

World Heart Day is a global initiative celebrated annually on September 29th. This day serves as a reminder of the importance of cardiovascular health and encourages individuals to take proactive steps to care for their hearts.

To keep your heart healthy, you can take preventive measures to ensure your heart is happy and receiving your love.

  • Keeping body mass index under control (BMI), BMI Ranges – Underweight = <18.5, Normal weight = 18.5 – 24.9, Overweight = 25 – 29.9, Obesity = 30 or greater
  • Keeping eye on High blood pressure (hypertension) and High level of cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia)
  • Limiting the consumption of excess sodium – risk of high blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Understanding the early sign & symptoms and taking appropriate action to avoid any complication
  • Avoiding sedentary lifestyle, opting for active lifestyle by indulging in physical activities
  • Monitoring heart health through consultation and awareness programs
  • Eating healthy and balanced diets, avoiding trans fat and junk foods
  • Avoid smoking & alcohol consumptions
  • Learn to manage the stress & get quality sleep

If you feel like your heart is acting differently or you’re unsure about your cardiovascular condition, book an appointment with a Cardinal Santos cardiologist to get the right treatment and care you need.

The CSMC Cardiovascular Institute is equipped with all the equipment necessary for the diagnosis and treatment of heart conditions and is manned by expert cardiologists and caring stafg ready to attend to your needs. Cardinal Santos also boasts of a dedicated Heart Failure clinic and Coronary Care Unit for extreme cases.

Source: https://www.pacehospital.com/world-heart-day

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