Research show that many individuals who leads sedentary lifestyles are not only at higher risk of cardiovascular diseases but also increased levels of depression and anxiety symptoms, while those who suffer from mental illness are at higher risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease. This indicates the need for heightened awareness, screening as well as preventive care for patients with cardiovascular illnesses.
|PHA Panelists: Dr. Nanette Rey, Dr. Eric Sison, Dr. Ronaldo Cuyco, Dr. Aurelia Leus|
The Philippine Heart Association (PHA) recently called on a press conference in celebration of the heart month this February where they encourage the public to simply "Move." While it is true that exercise is known to help decrease 'bad'cholesterol and can help manage high blood pressure, both of which can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.
|Dr. Nanette Rey, PHA President herself underwent major physical changes after she decided to commit to a healthier lifestyle.|