22 May 2016
Health is an asset without any equal. Thus, it is important that we have the knowledge on how we can tend to our health. On 22 May 2016, Dr. Fazuldeen M.B.B.S,M.R.C.S,M.MED, raised awareness
on the different types of cardio vascular diseases one may be proneto; ranging from the ill-famed heart attack to the intricate aortic disease. He not only talked about cardiovascular diseases but also about the common respiratory issues that is essential to information to know due to Singapore experiencing frequent events of haze, a non-phenomenon.
He commenced his talk by explaining the symptoms of heart attack, the actions to be taken in the event of a heart attack and the prevention measures against heart attack. He then gave a detailed clarification about pericarditis, which can be induced by a heart attack. Pericarditis or pericardial heart disease is the inflammation of any of the layers of the pericardium, which is the thin tissue sac that surrounds the heart. He then went on to explain how pericarditis can be fatal if necessary treatment is not taken to prevent the illness from worsening.
Subsequently, Dr. Fazuldeen continued his speech by sharing more information on lung diseases, namely asthma. He carried on with his speech by elucidating the symptoms of asthma and the treatment for the illness, which van vary depending on the severity of the disease that a person can experience. He then wrapped up his speech with a question and answer session, whereby the audience clarified their doubts with the doctor.
The talk was extremely informative, which enabled the audience’s understanding to be deepened regarding heart disease. The attendees left the auditorium with a clearer picture of heart diseases.