M4PNews | Chandigarh
Clearly mind it if you are not into exercising and putting all efforts in eating and just eating, then probably your brain may suffer a attack which is popularly known as Brain Stroke. Brain Stroke patients and their relatives need to learn this new mantra to prevent this which is “BEFAST”. Here BEFAST abbreviates as…
As part of the campaign, talks on social media platforms will be held. Special information kiosks will also be set up on the PGI campus (OPD area and Nehru hospital). The visitors will be screened for hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol with free consultations. Apart from an awareness drive in the Panjab University and in various colleges, interactive sessions focusing on stroke health will also be held in NINE and PGIMER.
Dr Vivek Lal, head of department of neurology, PGIMER, said, “We should get more involved in active living and healthy food habits to stay away from diseases like hypertension, diabetes, obesity and cholesterol.” Dr Dheeraj Khurana, professor, department of neurology, PGIMER, stressed upon the importance of spreading awareness among the public about stroke and how it can be prevented by adapting a few changes in the lifestyle.