Evercare Hospital Chattogram, the largest hospital in the port city, organised awareness health talks on heart and a virtual rally to celebrate the World Heart Day-2023. The theme of this year's Heart Day was ‘Use Heart, Know Heart’.
The hospital authorities organised this event to increase awareness about heart health and cardiovascular diseases.
The speakers of the event emphasized the importance of early detection and prevention of heart diseases.
Speaking at the event, Prof. Dr. Shaikh Md. Hasan Mamun, Senior Consultant and coordinator of Interventional Cardiology Department, said that heart disease is a silent killer, and it is important to be aware of the risk factors and symptoms. “By making healthy lifestyle choices, we can reduce our risk of developing heart disease,” he added.
Dr. Zahiruddin Mahmud Elias, Senior Consultant, Clinical and Interventional Cardiology Department; said that is important to know our heart health and to get regular check-ups. If we detect any problems early, we can get the necessary treatment and prevent serious complications.
Dr. Md. Tarik Bin Abdur Rashid, Senior Consultant, Clinical and Interventional Cardiology Department; said that heart disease is a preventable disease. By making lifestyle changes, such as eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and quitting smoking, we can reduce our risk of developing heart disease.
Dr. Asif Ahmed Bin Moin, Senior Consultant and Coordinator of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Department said "If you have any risk factors for heart disease, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes, it is important to talk to your doctor about ways to reduce your risk."