There was a time when parents would ask their children to take to cardiologist. No more the kids are healthy even in their young age. A recent stats reveals that even as young as 16 with symptoms of cardiovascular diseases. It was a survey done in the state run Jayadeva institute of cardiovascular science found that 35% of 2200 patients registered with first cardiac event in their lifetime were aged less than 35.
Revealing this on profile of heart disease in India, risk factors and recent advances at the 107th indian science Congress on Saturday director CN Manjunath said there had been a 22% increase in admissions of premature heart attack patients.
Stress, loneliness and job losses, weather , vulnerable economy and sedentary lifestyle apart from screen addiction are the major factors for this dreadful situation of youngsters says the doctor. The doctors have also advised people to not sit for long hours.
“sitting more than six hours is equal to smoking a cigarette. Also it reduces your life span 20% significantly. Standing is also an exercise and walking is extremely important it can increase your lifespan upto 10 year’s”.
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