Heart diseases are the leading cause of deaths in UAE. Cardiovascular diseases are responsible for 3 out of 10 deaths in The UAE. This should be a wake-up call for all of us because it’s high time that we take our health seriously. In the recent statistical study done, cardiovascular diseases have accounted for 65% of the total deaths out of all the non-communicable diseases. So what is the easiest way to prevent such dreaded conditions? The best way to prevent any disease is to be aware of its risk factors. Let’s discuss what the risk factors for heart diseases are.
The top causes of heart diseases in UAE can be classified into 2 main categories:
Modifiable/Controllable risk factors
Non-modifiable/Uncontrollable risk factors
It’s self-explanatory that the risk factors which cannot be modified or controlled are called non-modifiable/ non-controllable factors. Let us get to know a few of these.
So now that we have discussed the risk factors that can lead to cardiovascular disease. Just with a correction in our lifestyle we can cover the risk of heart disease and save ourselves from falling prey to untimely sickness and ensure a healthy long life.
We all should also make a conscious effort to find out if our body is healthy or not. One might appear healthy and fit but that does not mean their internal organs are also healthy. Conditions like coronary heart disease, do not develop overnight, they happen because we don’t give enough time to be healthy by eating healthy food, staying active or get a Medical check up done.
Be smart and act now, work on staying healthy. Remember, by being healthy one can enjoy a good quality of life. If you have any concerns or health advice kindly fill the query form and we will get the queries answered.