heart-attack-1Nowadays most of the youth start smoking and drinking between the age of 18 to 25 years. To quench your hunger, rely on junk food instead of home-cooked food. Along with the busy lifestyle, youth are making them careless. Unfinished work, stress, insomnia and fatigue are common problems. This can lead to life-threatening complications such as heart attack and stroke. It is believed that such problems are more common in men. But shocking statistics have emerged that refute this notion. In which it has been found that due to work pressure, women have a higher rate of heart attack and stroke than men!

According to a study presented at the European Stroke Organization (ESO) conference, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, obesity and physical inactivity have been identified as risk factors for heart disease, but have recently been opposed. .

problem is increasing in women

According to neurologist Dr. Martin Hansel of the University Hospital Zurich and his team, men are more likely to be affected by heart attacks and strokes than women. Although the study found that men smoke more and are more likely to be obese than women, women are more likely to have new factors like work stress, sleep problems, and fatigue behind heart attacks and strokes. happens more.

He said that this figure is also increasing with women working full time. Factors such as work stress, sleep disturbances and fatigue are causes, including struggling with work and household responsibilities or other socio-cultural aspects. Also the special health needs of women who are forgotten in our busy lifestyle can also be responsible for this.

Worrying rise in the number of women complaining of serious problems

Researchers compared data from 22,000 men and women in the 2007, 2012 and 2017 Swiss Health Surveys. It found a worrying increase in the number of women complaining of new risk factors for heart disease. In 2007, 38% of full-time working women were affected, which increased to 44% in 2017.

Increased work stress in both men and women

Work stress has increased in both men and women. Work stress was 59 percent in 2012, which increased to 66 percent in 2017. At the same time, the proportion of people complaining of fatigue has increased from 23 percent to 29 percent. In the same period, complaints of sleeplessness have increased from 24 per cent to 29 per cent. Men (5 percent) and women (8 percent) have an increased risk of sleep deprivation.

The normal risk of inviting heart disease remained stable during this period. Of these, 27 percent were suffering from high blood pressure, 18 percent from high cholesterol and 5 percent from diabetes. At the same time, obesity increased to 11 percent. While a reduction in smoking was observed. Smoking dropped from about 10.5 to 9.5 cigarettes per day.