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In the framework of "Healthy Heart Day" medical health check Deputies

In the framework of "Healthy Heart Day" medical health check Deputies

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).

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".