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Healthy habits reduce risk of heart ailments

Healthy habits reduce risk of heart ailments
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Those who practice healthy habits are less prone to heart diseases, said cardiologists who participated in an awareness programme organised by various...

Ongole: Those who practice healthy habits are less prone to heart diseases, said cardiologists who participated in an awareness programme organised by various hospitals as part of the World Heart Day celebrations here on Saturday.

Ongole MLA Damacharla Janardhana Rao flagged off and participated in the 3K Walk organised by the KIMS Hospital.

Hospital executive director T Giri Naidu, general manager S Murthy, cardiologists Dr K Sridhar Babu and Dr O Harish and others explained the public that heart diseases can be prevented with the practice of good habits and exercise.

They explained various treatments available with them for the heart patients and made the public take oath of inculcating healthy habits, quit smoking and do walking for at least 30 minutes.

The hospital announced that they are offering a checkup package worth Rs 3,600 for just Rs 500 up to September 29 as part of the Heart Day celebrations.

District Indian Medical Association (IMA) president Dr PV Prasad inaugurated the awareness camp and free consultation and tests organised by Ramesh Hospitals and Sri Kamakshi Care Hospital in Chirala.

He advised the public to practice good habits and reduce stress levels after completing 40 years.

Cardiologist Dr G Srikanth Reddy asked the public to consult doctors when they experience chest pain with sweat, throat pain, losing grip of left hand to know if it is an early symptom of heart disease.

Ramesh Sanghamitra Hospitals in Ongole organised a free medical camp at the hospital.

Dr Senthil Kumar conducted the tests, primary tests for the people while Dr Jyothi Prakash Reddy screened the infants and children below 16 years.

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