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Saturday, 25 June 2022 02:18 GMT

Heart attacks in India increase between people under the age of 40


(MENAFN) Specialists in India have called for robust procedures to stop the figure of increasing heart attacks in the younger population in the nation.

At the end of Youth Week, that includes Saturday, health specialist stated that through the years, they have witnessed an upsurge in patients facing heart attacks at a younger age.

Rajesh Vijayvergiya, a top cardiologist in northern India, stated to Anadolu Agency that heart disease is the main reason of death in India and its influence to death is increasing.

The expert stated that "Sedentary lifestyles have been associated with at least a 1.5-fold elevation in the risk of heart disease," adding that 5 percent of persons exposed to coronary angiography at his hospital are under the age of 40.

The expert also stated that "We have seen patients with heart attacks at the age of 25-30 years, whose main risk factors are smoking and increased body weight."

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