|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Feb 23: A health awareness camp was organized in village Mussa Chak of RS Pura by senior cardiologist Dr. Sushil Sharma.
More than 300 patients were examined, evaluated and advised during the camp. ECG, Blood Sugar and lipid profiling was done and medicines were given as per the requirements.
During his interaction, Dr. Sushil Sharma highlighted that diet is an important risk factor in developing Cardiovascular Diseases. Coronary heart disease is characterised by a narrowing of the arteries. Fatty deposits cling to the artery walls and can clog the arteries, making it more likely that a blood clot will form. A heart attack occurs when a blood clot blocks one of the arteries of the heart. Number of factors is associated with the build-up of fatty deposits in the coronary arteries, including cigarette smoking, lack of physical activity, type of food eaten, high blood pressure, age and a family history of the disease.
Residents of the area Raj Kour, Sartaj Singh, Sukhdev Singh, Harjeet Singh,Manmeet Kour and Raghveer Singh appreciated the efforts of Dr Sushil and his team for conducting cardiac awareness camp in their area.
Others who were part of this campaign include Dr. Shahbaz Khan, Dr. Dhaneshwer Kapoor and Dr. Syed Rahella. Paramedics and Volunteers includes Raghav Rajput, Mohd Altaf , Gourav Heera, Vikas Kumar, Sandeep Kohli, Anmol Singh, Aman Gupta, Rajesh Suri , Sushil Singh Jamwal, Akshay Kumar and Rajkumar