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Transcript of Heart
What is Heart Health?
Why is Heart Health important?
Statistics and Research on Heart Health.
Cost of Heart Health by the government.
Public Heart Health Initiatives
Heart Health Laws
Current Research and Biotechnology on Heart Health
Heart & Stroke Foundation
Empowers Canadians to have and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Mission: To spread awareness of preventable diseases associated with the cardiovascular system.
Video - AHA
How Should We Keep our Heart Healthy?
Schedule regular check ups with your doctor.
Eat a balanced diet.
Control your cholesterol.
Cost of Heart Health by the Government
Stroke and Heart Diseases cost the Canadian Government approximately $20.9 billion dollars every year.
These costs include: physician services, medication, tests, equipment, nurses, hospital costs and more.
What can you do?
Heart Health is the maintenance of a healthy heart based off a balanced diet, exercise, and other healthy habits.
Why is Heart Health Important?
To prevent diseases.
Increase endurance and flexibility.
Functions of the immune system.
Regulate Blood Pressure, cholesterol levels and circulation of blood.
High/Low Blood Pressure
High/Low Cholesterol levels
Coronary Heart Disease
How does Heart Health affect the public?
Who is affected by Heart Health?
Everyone is affected. All ages, both genders.
Heart Health Statistics
*Courtesy of the Heart and Stroke Foundation (2010)
Public Heart Health Initiatives
Promoting Heart Health
An organization that spreads awareness on heart issues and encourage others to make healthy choices.
Main focuses are: quality of life and social impact, importance of healthy eating habits and individuals at high risk.
Laws on Heart Health
Reduce dietary sodium in schools, restaurants and other institutional kitchens.
Current Research & Biotechnology on Heart Health
Omega fats improve heart health Ex; soybean oil
Protects the heart, prevention in cancer and heart health
Soybean oil helps women and children with iron deficiency and anemia.
It has potential to improve quantity and quality of the food
Proceeding Message to the Audience
Symptoms of a heart attack are easily confused with other common symptoms (ex. sweating, dizziness, etc.)
Anyone can get a heart attack!
Call 911 if you - or see someone experience symptoms of a heart attack.
Who was targeted?
Women were specifically targeted.
Where and Who?
This poster can be seen in the following places:
Fitness Centers, etc.
This poster is extremely effective because:
It has foods that contribute to having a healthy heart.
Steps to maintain a healthy heart.
Dangers of heart - related problems.
Warning signs of a heart attack.
Who Is at Risk for Heart Disease?. (2014, April 21). - NHLBI, NIH. Retrieved June 10, 2014, from http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hdw/atrisk.html
Based on Jim Harvey's speech structures
By: Sarah Singh and Aamna Tariq
Canadian Organizations that contribute to Heart Health.
Public Health Announcement Video.
Heart Health Public Health Poster.
Result of Poor Heart Health
Cut down on salt.
Maintain a healthy weight.
Someone dies of heart disease or stroke every 7 minutes.
Heart disease and stroke are the 2 main leading causes of death.
There an estimated 70,000 heart attacks a year.
1 out of 100 babies are born with a heart defect.
167 heart transplants occurred and 135 people were on a wait list on December 31st, 2010.
About 40% of Canadians have high blood cholesterol.
Jump Rope for Heart
Hoops for Heart
Heart and Stroke Lottery
Dogs With Heart
Heart and Stroke Big Bike
However, certain areas maybe directed to a certain age/gender/ethnicity depending on the issue.
(Example: Heart Stroke associated with elders).
Everyone is affected by this poster due to the fact that it provides information on how to keep your heart in good condition regardless of age and ethnicity.
10 Ways to Take Charge of Your Heart Health, Go Red For Women's Heart Health. (2014, April 9). UWHealth.org. Retrieved June 10, 2014, from http://www.uwhealth.org/go-red/10-ways-to-take-charge-of-your-heart-health/10543
STATISTICS. (2010, January 1). . Retrieved June 10, 2014, from http://www.heartandstroke.com/site/c.ikIQLcMWJtE/b.3483991/k.34A8/Statistics.htm
New biotech advance to add heart healthy omega-3s to US diet. (2010, March 16). New biotech advance to add heart healthy omega-3s to US diet. Retrieved June 10, 2014, from http://phys.org/news187968004.html
Heart Disease and Stroke. (2013, January 4). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved June 10, 2014, from http://www.cdc.gov/phlp/publications/topic/heart.html
Knapp, J. (2014, January 1). How Does Heart Disease Affect the Body. - Life123. Retrieved June 10, 2014, from http://www.life123.com/health/mens-health/heart-health/how-does-heart-disease-affect-the-body.shtml
Sherwood, C. (2014, February 19). Importance of Heart Health. LIVESTRONG.COM. Retrieved June 10, 2014, from http://www.livestrong.com/article/428996-importance-of-heart-health/
The Canadian Heart Health Initiative . (n.d.). . Retrieved June 10, 2014, from http://www.med.mun.ca/chhdbc/pdf/initat_e.pdf