Islamabad (Web Desk): World Heart Day was observed across the globe on Saturday (September 29) to create awareness about cardiac disorders and prevention measures.

World Heart Day 2018’s slogan "My Heart , your Heart " is aimed to encourage people to pay more attention to their heart health and that of others.

The day is observed to raise awareness about cardiovascular diseases like heart attack and stroke, as well as how to prevent them.

Organizations and cardiac centres in major cities around the world arrange seminars, walks and medical camps to mark the day.

World Health Organization says high blood pressure, increased cholesterol, smoking, lack of exercise and excessive consumption of fast foods are main reasons of heart diseases.