Muscovites will be able to participate in the promotion for the diagnosis of hypertension

Москвичи смогут принять участие в акции по диагностике гипертонии

In Moscow started the action, timed to the world day against hypertension (may 17). Until may 31, citizens will be free to pass a comprehensive diagnosis, medical consultations and lectures, the official website of the government of the capital.

The shares will be attended by 30 medical institutions clinics and health centres. Citizens propose to change the blood pressure, growth and indexes of body weight and some medical organizations will be possible to pass rapid blood test for glucose and cholesterol, as well as to remove the electrocardiogram.

In addition, the diagnosis can go in parks, shopping centers and social services. Scheduled more than 40 outreach events. From 17 to 24 may, it will be possible to measure arterial pressure and to obtain advice from specialists at centres of public services “My documents”.

“It is important to remember that arterial hypertension, or hypertension, is a silent killer, so it is important to pay due attention to its prevention and treatment”, – said head of the emergency Department of cardiology with cardiac intensive care unit of the hospital named after V. V. Veresaeva the capital of the Department of health Zaur Shogenov.

He explained that the most important thing is maintaining a certain lifestyle. In particular, nizkosoleva diet, weight normalization, exclusion from the diet of animal fats, as well as a dynamic exercise.

The world day of struggle with arterial hypertension takes place annually on may 17 since 2006. It was established at the initiative of the world League against hypertension and the International society of hypertension.