Why Heart Attacks are Increasing in India? See Top Reasons

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Heart Attack: A Common Phenomena in Indian Youth

Over the past 2-3 years many young celebs have passed away due to heart attacks. From Raju Srivastava to singer KK all have tragically succumbed to this disease. Let’s see what experts have to say…

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Genetic Phenomena

Dr Kader says, a greater genetic predisposition to heart diseases, Indians have high risk of heart attacks. Indians used to get heart attacks 10 years before people in West.

Indians have smaller blood vessels

Another reason is that Indians have smaller blood vessels (coronary arteries) than people in the West, says Dr. Kader.

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Consumption of Transfats

Transfats and fatty food have increased the rate of heart attacks in the country. People at a young age are also becoming vulnerable to it.

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Poor Lifestyle

Mental stress, smoking and alcohol are additional risk factors for this disease. Therefore it is important to keep a check on your habits and practice a healthy lifestyle.

Common Risk Factors Across All Age Groups- Parkview Health

Family history. Diabetes, hypertension, sedentary lifestyle, high cholesterol, obesity etc are common factors leading to heart attacks.

Symptoms a Person should Never Ignore

Breathlessness, chest pain, excessive sweating and dizziness are some common symptoms of heart attack and thus a person should careful of he experiences any of them.

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