Youngsters suffer from lifestyle diseases


New Delhi, April 14: One in three of every Indian over 30 years of age are suffering from different lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, high cholesterol, blood pressure, thyroid and cancer, according to report.

‘GOQii India Fit’ 2017 cleared that nearly 9.4 , 7.7 and 6.76 per cent people are suffering from high cholesterol,diabetes and thyroid respectively.

“Over the years, there has been an increase in the number of chronic diseases due to the disruptive lifestyle changes in the country. Lack of exercise, erratic eating habits, increase in stress levels and poor sleep patterns are just some of the key reasons behind the increase of this epidemic,” said by Vishal Gondal, CEO and Founder of GOQii.

Survey was conducted over one lakh individuals across the country and found most men were suffering with diabetes, cholesterol and cardiac related problems while women were found to have problems related to low BP and thyroid.

Lack of proper sleep is also a concern for 31.3 per cent, an average Indian was found to sleep for 6.72 hours every day.

Wefornews Bureau

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