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Fortis Hospital Vadapalani organizes Awareness Camp on Heart Ailments

Fortis Hospital Vadapalani organizes Awareness Camp on Heart Ailments

Fortis Hospital, Vadapalani in association with Chennai Corporation Zone organized a heart health check-up camp at 11,Valasaravakkam, Chennai.
 

The camp was inaugurated by Mr. Ganapathi, MLA,Maduravoyal. Other senior dignitaries present on the occasion were Mr. V Rajan, Chairman, Valasaravakkam & Nolambur Corporate Zone 11, Mrs. Dhanalakshmi, Medical Officer, Cinna Porur and Mr. Boobesh – AHO in the presence of senior dignitaries from Fortis Vadapalani.Morethan 170 people benefited from the health camp.

This objective behind organizing the camp was to create awareness on heart health amongst people. Post- Covid there has been a significant upsurge in cardiac deaths at young age due to poor lifestyle mostly owing to improper diet, lifestyle choices such as alcohol consumption, smoking, sedentary lifestyle etc, according to a communication from the hospital. 

This camp encouraged general public and Chennai Corporation workers to undergo blood pressure, random blood sugar, BMI check and ECG along with a doctor consultation.