SBS AFRICAN

It's Heart Week: What you must know about heart health

Cyclists lead active lifestyles

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia. On average, one Australian dies every 12 minutes as a result of a cardio-vascular disease. When it comes to heart attacks, one Australian dies almost every hour. Do you know how to recognise the signs of a heart attack and what to do if it happens?

In Australia, half of the men and a third of the women over the age of 45 will suffer from heart disease at some point in their life.

 

Those numbers are high, but the good news is that it's generally avoidable

 

Coming up next

# TITLE RELEASED TIME MORE
It's Heart Week: What you must know about heart health 02/05/2017 05:38 ...
West African culture drummed up in NSW schools 07/11/2017 03:52 ...
New to Australia and loooking for a job? These strategies could help 07/11/2017 06:21 ...
Mandela's unfinished book 'Dare Not Linger' is released 31/10/2017 11:22 ...
Australian anti-Apartheid activists honoured in South Africa 31/10/2017 03:58 ...
World Bicycle Relief fights poverty with the humble bike 31/10/2017 08:54 ...
New Africa-themed 'musical' hits Sydney 24/10/2017 09:35 ...
Ex-refugees share success stories at cultural transition forum 24/10/2017 04:04 ...
Racial profiling by Victoria Police exposed - again 24/10/2017 03:16 ...
This violence against women must stop, it's almost White Ribbon Day 18/10/2017 13:21 ...
View More