Sunday, April 07, 2013
" World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April to mark the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948. Each year a theme is selected for World Health Day that highlights a priority area of public health concern in the world.
The theme for 2013 is high blood pressure."
You can go to the link to seem more information on high blood pressure and the reason for the World Health Organization to create World Health Day.
Many people suffer from high blood pressure. It can be controlled with a change in diet, reducing salt intake, avoiding harmful use in alcohol, regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy body weight and avoiding tobacco use.
What they're trying to do is to get the governments to help create a healthy environment for people, allowing them easier access for healthy behaviors, and awareness of self-care to prevent diseases that are controlled by behaviors.
One in three adults have high blood pressure, are you one of them?