What cause of heart attack at the young Age ?

If you're in your 20s, 30s or 40s, you might believe you have plenty of time before you need to start thinking about your heart health and your chances of having a heart attack. But new research shows that heart attacks – often associated with older men – are increasingly occurring in younger people, especially women.

The youngs are increasingly at risk of cardiac disease said by, Dr Ashok Seth, the chairman of Fortis Escorts heart institute (FEHI) 

Indians have a much higher predisposition for developing heart dieseas - three times more than white people in the west, 6X more than chinease and 10x more than Japanese Thus in India the young are increasingly at risk of heart dieseas. This is related to unique racial, genetic and metabolic factors. Even third generation Indians living in singapore or West indies who have absorbed the local food and lifestyle over generation are predisposed to having much higher heart dieseas than local population. 

But new research, presented at the 2019 conference of the American College of Cardiology, spotlights an alarming trend: a rising incidence of heart attacks in younger adults. The study was the first to compare “young” heart attack survivors (41 to 50 years old) to “very young” survivors (age 40 or younger). The proportion of under-40 adults having a heart attack rose by 2 percent a year for the last 10 years.

Key Risk Factor :
  • Substance abuse or excessive alcohol use
  • Smoking
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol levels
  • Lack of physical activity
  • Diabetes
  • Poor diet
Obesity doesn’t usually contribute greatly to this risk,  despite it upping the odds for people over 50, Nearly half of Indians  have at least one of the key risk factors for heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

People don’t usually have heart disease in their thirties, but they should be aware,” Dr. Husain says. “If you start managing your health in your thirties and watching your blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, hopefully you won’t have problems when you’re older.”

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