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World Heart Day

This Saturday 29th September 2012 is World Heart Day.

A day dedicated raising awareness of the world’s biggest killer,¬†Cardio Vascular Diseases (CVD).

CVD is a name given to disorders of the heart & blood vessels which include Heart Disease, Stroke & hypertension.

In Northern Ireland 2010 there were 4476 deaths caused by CVD, a high figure given that 80% of CVD is behaviour related.

Behavioural risks include smoking, increased blood pressure & being overweight and something we can do something about.

Eating for Heart Health

Shopping tips for Heart Health

If it is an area you want to learn more about or need assistance in making those permanent changes then please get in touch, follow us on facebook and twitter.

Information checked & correct on 16th May 2018.

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