Gleneagles HealthCity Chennai, a leading multi-Speciality quaternary healthcare centre in Chennai, organised a walkathon to raise awareness about Heart and Brain Health on Sunday. Actor Prasanna flagged off the Walkathon off from National Institute of Ocean Technology and ended at Pallikaranai police station covering 4kms.
Dr Alok Khullar, CEO, Gleneagles HealthCity Chennai, said that though it may appear that the brain and the heart function independently, researchers are uncovering a close connection between the two organs. Walking is one of the easiest forms of exercise one can pick up to step into a healthy life,” added, Dr. Alok Khullar
“The Walkathon for a Healthy Brain is an excellent initiative that encourages everyone to take steps towards maintaining their brain's vitality “said Dr Dinesh Nayak, Director of Neurology and Advanced Centre for Epilepsy, Gleneagles Healthcity Chennai. “The Walkathon for a Healthy Heart is not just an event; it's a commitment to cardiovascular wellness”, Said, Dr Gopu P, Senior Consultant & Interventional Cardiologist, Gleneagles HealthCity Chennai.