Some of the figures quoted make your head reel. Heart disease is surely becoming a major threat as it spreads to relatively younger people, primarily because of their stress and lifestyle. September 28 is World Heart Day. Resolve, please, for your sake and that of your family that you will spend a short time understanding your current risk of becoming a victim of heart disease.
It appears that India will have the dubious distinction of being the country with the highest number of heart ailments by 2010. India will be home to an estimated 60 million coronary patients. The age group of those afflicted with heart disease is also coming down year after year. It has become quite common for people in their 30s and 40s to fall prey to heart disease.