Sunday, September 29, 2013

IJN records 19-year-old as youngest patient to have heart attack

The Star Online
KUALA LUMPUR: The National Heart Institute (IJN) has recorded a case of a 19-year-old as the youngest patient to suffer from heart attack due to food factor.

As such, IJN chief executive officer Tan Sri Dr Robaayah Zambahari advised the people not to take lightly on the need for healthy and nutritious food.

If it is not practised, it can contribute to obesity that can lead to heart problems and stroke, she told reporters after the opening of a heart exhibition by Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya here.
Dr Robaayah also advised the people to lead a healthy lifestyle, like having regular exercise.

The two-day exhibition, organised by IJN and the Malaysian Heart Foundation (YJM), is held in conjunction with World Heart's Day.

Also present was YJM founder and chairman Datuk Dr J S Sambhi. - Bernama

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