World Heart Day: 75% Indians Below 50 At Risk Of Heart Attack

Doctors strongly recommend that people must not ignore early warning signs like breathlessness, chest pain, excessive sweating, dizziness etc., and seek medical care in time.

Heart attack

With nearly 75 per cent population aged below 50 years at risk of suffering from cardiac arrest, heart complications are a major endemic that India cannot afford to ignore, say doctors on World Heart Day.

Studies by medical professionals across the country indicate that at least 25 per cent of Indians aged below 40-years are at the risk of suffering from heart attack or any other serious heart-related complications, and this risk increases to 50 per cent of the population between 40 and 50 years of age.