International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Nutrition Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020 | Rating: 6.2 / 10

Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors in Indian College Students

Joyeta Ghosh [3]

Abstract: College students undergo transition from adolescence to adulthood and are more likely to adopt lifestyles, promoting coronary heart disease (CHD) risks. Besides being second most populous country in the world, India is home of 253 million adolescents. The present scenario of India, indicating that the young people of this country are endanger of CHD-related disease risks. The existing risk factors among youth, strongly predict the long-term CHD risk in future. The aim of the present review is to demonstrate all the scientific evidence conducted among college student of India to behold the profundity of CHD exposure among youth. This review highlights the need for improved interventional strategies for better risk assessment and increased awareness among young Indian. Different cross sectional studies provide the evidence of the persistence of CHD risk factors in this college going students. But mostly they are modifiable risk factors for diabetes, hypertension and CHD, and widely prevalent among student’s community of India. Eighty percent of these CHD risks can be modifiable. Thus community based approach will be beneficial in this diverse country to prevent CHD. Increased screening should take pivotal part in concurrence with education to successfully identify and manage CHD risk.

Keywords: College Students, India, Coronary Heart Disease, Obesity, dyslipidemia

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,

Pages: 1375 - 1383

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