ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE;

SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE AS A MAJOR RISK FACTOR OF ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE.

  • Shakeel Ahmad University Medical and Dental College Faisalabad.
  • Muhammad Nazim Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology Wazirabad
  • Rizwan Munir GCUF, Faisalabad.
  • Hafiz Muhammad Faiq Ilyas Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology Wazirabad
  • Naeem Asghar Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology Wazirabad
  • Huma Muzaffar DHQ Hospital Faisalabad.
Keywords: Sedentary Lifestyle (SLS), Ischemic Heart Disease(IHD), Health Hazard

Abstract

Objectives: To analyze the association between sedentary life style and Ischemic heart disease. Design: Analytical study. Settings: Faisalabad institute of cardiology Faisalabad. Duration of Study: 1st November 2017 to 30 April 2018. Sample Size: Sample size was 200 as calculated by WHO sample size calculator. Sampling Technique: Non probability convenient sampling. Subjects: All patients diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction Patients and methods; 200 patients presenting in outdoor for routine follow up checkup who were diagnosed cases of ischemic heart disease included in the study. Results: 200 patients with a history of acute myocardial infarction and capable of responding to a questionnaire were included in the study. 43% of the patients had history of sedentary lifestyle. Among five major risk factors, SLS stood second after diabetes according to my study. Conclusions: In patients with acute MI, there was significant number of patients who had history of sedentary lifestyle. Sedentary Lifestyle is going to be a major risk factor of ischemic heart disease.

Author Biographies

Shakeel Ahmad, University Medical and Dental College Faisalabad.

MBBS, FCPS (Cardiology)

Assistant Professor

Department of Cardiology

 

Muhammad Nazim, Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology Wazirabad

MBBS, FCPS (Cardiology)

Assistant Professor

Department of Cardiology

 

Rizwan Munir, GCUF, Faisalabad.

M.Phil (Statistics)

Assistant Professor

Department of Biostatistics

 

Hafiz Muhammad Faiq Ilyas, Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology Wazirabad

MBBS, FCPS (Cardiology)

Senior Registrar

Department of Cardiology

 

Naeem Asghar, Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology Wazirabad

MBBS, FCPS (Cardiology)

Senior Registrar

Department of Cardiology

 

Huma Muzaffar, DHQ Hospital Faisalabad.

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine)

Senior Registrar

Medical Unit-V,

Published
2019-02-10