Significant increase in the rate of heart failure and stroke in young people

In young people, the diagnosis of life-threatening diseases such as heart failure and stroke was unprecedented. But the current epoch has seen an increase in the rate among men under the age of 40. This was disclosed in a medical study conducted in Sweden.

The Gothenburg University study found that obesity and a lack of physical fitness were contributing to an increase in these deadly diseases in young people. In Simple words, sitting for long periods of time increases the risk of stroke and heart failure.

The study, published in the medical Journal of Internal Medicine, examined data from more than 1.258 million men with an average age of 18.3 years. The study data was collected for military service in Sweden and then observe for 20 years.

The rate of overweight people between 1971 and 1995 ranged from 6.6 to 11.2 percent. The rate of obesity increased from 1% to 2.6%. The fitness levels also decrease somewhat during this period.

Researchers stead that weight gain, obesity, and a decrease in physical fitness explain the increase in the rate of heart failure, and as a result, the rate of stroke has also increased.

He added that the results were gratifying to see a significant reduction in heart attack rates in these young men. The number of deaths due to coronary heart disease also decreased.

The researchers said weight gain and distance from physical activity are leading to diseases such as heart failure and stroke.

He said the results reinforce the notion that not taking care of physical fitness at the age of 18 and not controlling body weight can increase the risk of coronary heart disease.

He also added that to prevent this, it is important to be more physically active, have good eating habits since childhood, and spend less time sitting.

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