In the framework of "Healthy Heart Day" medical health check Deputies
Yesterday the State Duma passed the action "Healthy Heart Day" to mark World Health Day. All deputies suggested to consult a cardiologist and get tested – reported "RIA Novosti".
Total surveyed expressed a desire for more than 40 MPs. The results were alarming: more than half of the surveyed were at risk (54% diagnosed with increased levels of cholesterol, and 47% – high blood pressure).
As the first deputy chairman of the Health Committee Nikolai Gerasimenko, heart Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in Russia (they take 57% of the population lives). p>
The main factors for cardiovascular disease include hypertension, smoking, alcohol abuse, elevated blood sugar and cholesterol levels , stress, lack of physical activity. It is a way of life in many ways affect life expectancy and health.
Is why the authorities and cardiologists consider it necessary to create a new "national idea" that promotes a healthy lifestyle.
First vice-speaker of the State Duma Oleg Morozov, commented: "We have to make it fashionable to be healthy, flourishing and strong and successful".