World heart day is celebrated on the 29th of September every year. The campaign aims to drive action to educate people that by controlling risk factors such as tobacco use, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity, at least 80% of premature deaths from heart disease and stroke could be avoided.
The ‘Silent Killer’ is the title which has been coined for Ovarian Cancer. This is due to the very few signs and symptoms apparent in the early stages of the disease. Researchers have found that if women do have symptoms, they are normally dismissed as being due to something else.
On the 10th of September, it is World Suicide Prevention Day. It is a day to create public awareness for one of the world’s largest causes of premature and unnecessary death. The World Health Organization estimates that over 800 000 people commit suicide every year! That is one person every 40 seconds.
The 5th of September is known as the International day of Charity. In 2012, the day was proposed by Hungary, with the goal being to create a universal platform for awareness about the importance of charitable giving.
There are a series of medical test which women should start taking when they reach their 20s and 30s. It’s important. To not ignore or forget about these tests as early detection can save your life.
Heart Disease is one of the most common diseases faced by males. It was found that more than one in three adult men have some form of heart disease. These diseases are in the list below:
International Left-handers day is celebrated on the 13th of August every year. It is a day to bring awareness of how many left-handed people there out there. It is also to see how many things in the world we live in that are designed for right-handed individuals. Take a look at some facts about left-handed individuals:
Staying healthy and active during winter can be challenging. Don’t Stress! If you struggled this winter, spring is soon upon us, and it’s not too late to start small- get outside as the weather improves- even if it’s just for a stroll around the block.