Smoking, diabetes and blood pressure increase the risk of heart attack


Although men are more likely to have heart attacks than women, unhealthy lifestyles such as smoking, diabetes and hypertension increase the risk of heart attack among women.

A recent study found that the risk of heart attacks increased among women with high blood pressure and diabetes in the first and second patterns, with the suffering of a high body mass index.

"In general, more men suffer from heart attacks than women, but many of the major risk factors increase the risk of infection of women compared to men," said Dr. Elisabeth Millett, professor of epidemiology at George University in the United Kingdom. Thus, women suffering from these factors suffer from a relative disadvantage.

Stroke patients generally suffer from chest pain, shortness of breath, pain in the arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach.

Women are likely to experience additional symptoms such as fatigue, dizziness, cold sweating, nausea and vomiting in an unusual way.

For the study, published in the journal BMJ, researchers examined 4.72,000 participants aged 40 to 69 years, 56% of whom had high blood pressure, diabetes and smoking, increasing the risk of convulsions Very cordial

According to the study, smoking increased the risk of heart attack by 55 percent more than men, while hypertension increased the risk of heart attack in women 83 percent compared to men. Associated with unhealthy eating habits and lifestyles, it has a 47% greater effect on women's risk of heart attack than men.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.