Healthy lifestyle can prevent heart disease

Aziz Idris

Data from the Anggerek Desa Technology Park community shows worrying trends in heart disease followed by high blood pressure and cholesterol while 80 per cent of the sample population are also under moderate to high stress but are managing it by exercising and eating healthy, said Dynamik Technologies Business Development Manager Mohd Faizul bin Haji Yahya.

He said this during the Heart Health Awareness talk organised in collaboration with Gleneagles Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC) and DARe (Darussalam Enterprise) yesterday.

The event aimed to promote the importance of living a healthy lifestyle to prevent the onset of heart diseases.

The session began with a heart health talk by Associate Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Gleneagles JPMC Dr Awangku Muhammad Nadzir bin Pengiran Mohd Juanda.

It proceeded with a talk by registered dietician from Gleneagles JPMC Nor Arfah binti Mohd Taib, who spoke about nutrition and diet management to lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

A preliminary health screening was also conducted.

CEO of Dynamik Technologies Haslina binti Haji Mohd Taib and Operations Manager of Gleneagles JPMC ‘Izzul Hamzi bin Jomari as well as Anggerek Desa Technology Park community were present.

Attendees during the event. PHOTO: AZIZ IDRIS