|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Sept 22: A medical camp was organized at Rohi Morh in which more than 250 people were examined ,evaluated ,free tests were conducted and medicines were given as per the requirements
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Sushil Sharma emphasised upon one of the preventable cause for CVD morbidity and mortality due to smoking.
"Smoking harms nearly every organ in the body, including the heart, blood vessels, lungs, eyes, mouth, reproductive organs, bones, bladder, and digestive organs. The chemicals in tobacco smoke can damage the function of our heart and the structure and function of our blood vessels. This damage increases risk of atherosclerosis. Smoking is a major risk factor for heart disease. When combined with other risk factors such as unhealthy blood cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, and overweight or obesity, smoking further raises the risk of heart disease", he said. Residents of the area Rohi Morh Gadi Garh- Sunny Sharma, Vijay Sharma, Dr Bittu, Babu Ram Bakshi, Ricky Sharma and Vicky Sharma appreciated the efforts of Dr Sushil and his team for conducting cardiac awareness camp in their area and sensitising younger generation for harmful effects of smoking. Others who were part of this humane effort include Dr Daneshwar Kapoor, Dr Abdul Hameed, paramedics and volunteers include Kamal, Raghav Rajput, Vinayak Sharma, Aman Gupta, Akshay, Rajinder Singh, Harvinder Singh, Amandeep Singh, Maninder Singh, Gourav Sharma, Rohit Chalotra, Suresh Sharma, Sandeep Kohli and Raj Kumar.