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Lifestyle disease on the rise among young adults

ProMASS Feature Services: Aug 24, 2016: Fast paced life of the 21st century has resulted in increase of Lifestyle related diseases especially among young adults. Regular exercises and meditation goes a long way in preventing these diseases. With rapidly changing lifestyle in the past few decades prevalence of lifestyle diseases has reached alarming proportions among Indians in the recent years.

Lifestyle disorders are not only becoming common but are affecting relatively younger adults.

LIFESTYLE DISORDERS : Diabetes, Hypertension, Coronary artery Disease, Stroke, Addictions.

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LIFESTYLE RISK FACTORS : Physical inactivity, Unhealthy diet, Not drinking enough water, Not having enough sleep, Obesity, Chewing Tobacco, Alcohol consumption, Smoking, High blood pressure, High cholesterol.

Lifestyle disorders are potentially preventable and can be lowered.

It is essential to carve out specific strategies to tackle the rising disease burden.

HOW TO STAY HEALTHY : Sleep on time, Get up early in the morning, Go for walk, Exercise regularly, Practice Yoga and meditation.

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