Less Physical Activity, Risk of stroke : Physical activity is very important for good health and if you do not do it then it increases the risk of many diseases. According to a report published in Dainik Jagran, a new study has come to the fore that people under the age of 60 who spend a long time without any physical efforts, are more prone to stroke. Might be possible. These mainly include those who spend long time on computer, TV etc.
According to the report, the results of this study stroke It has been published in the journal. According to statistics from the American Heart Association (AHA), American adults spend an average of 10 and a half hours a day on smartphones, computers or television media. At the same time, it has also been revealed in the study that people of 50 to 64 years give maximum time to such media.
study done like this
For this study, researchers analyzed the health and lifestyle of 1.43 lakh adults who had never had a history of stroke, heart problems or cancer. These people took part in the Canadian Community Health Survey in the years 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007-2012.
The researchers followed the participants for an average of 9.4 years (as of December 31, 2017) and identified the stroke through linkage with hospital records.
What came up?
Researchers recorded the activity of the participants during the study. These included activities that were comfortable for them, which included hours spent on computers, reading and watching TV. They found that those who spent more than 8 hours in an activity in which their physical labor work was negligible, the risk of stroke was up to 7 times higher in such people. Researchers also observed in the study that increasing the time of inactivity increases the risk of stroke and decreasing the time reduces its risk.
Younger people are more at risk
The findings of this study also show that in 2010 there has been a decrease in the number of stroke deaths among people aged 65 and older, while on the other hand, the number of stroke deaths among people aged 35 to 64 has increased. Has happened. In 2010, while the ratio of death from stroke in the 35-64 age group was 14.7 per lakh people, it increased to 15.4 in 2016.
it has come to the fore
In an earlier study, it has been revealed that the more time people spend without physical activity, the greater the risk of heart disease and stroke. In 9 out of 10 stroke cases, the risk is increased due to inactivity.
The author of this study and Stroke Fellow at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary in Canada, Raed A. According to Raed A. Joundi, the time of inactivity is increasing in the people of America and Canada. It is very important to know that decreased physical activity increases the risk of stroke. The findings of our study confirm this.