Fitness is the most popular trend in this new world. We all want to be fit and use different methods to do so. Many people motivate each other to go to the gym. After all, this is where your personal fitness journey begins. But when we hear the news of Siddharth Shukla (40), superstar Puneeth Rajkumar (46) and stand-up comedian Raju Srivastava suffering heart attacks on a treadmill at the gym last week, we think again and again. go to the gym every day, do you have to risk cardiovascular disease? Let’s find out what are the causes of heart attacks in the young population.
Previously, heart attack was known as a disease of aging and usually affected people over 60 years of age. But in the last few years, especially after COVID-19, things have changed and now the younger population has fallen prey to it. Although it is also true that people may look fit from the outside, but inside your body there are some diseases that you are not fully aware of.
These famous people had heart attacks while working out or just after going to the gym. Not only that, these people did not have any heart disease before. To prevent fatal problems like heart attack, we need to check all the factors that increase the risk.
According to the Mayo Clinic, these three factors increase the risk of heart attack for the younger population.
There are many factors that lead to cardiac arrest or heart attack in the young population. The most prominent of these is stress, which causes high blood pressure, cholesterol, insomnia, poor eating habits, and not following a healthy lifestyle.
2 Working from home and bad lifestyle
Before the COVID-19 lockdown and working from home, most people traveled to their offices and visited many places. Thus, the movement of the body was active. After the pandemic, everyone’s active routine has stopped and now it’s a sedentary lifestyle where young people spend the whole day in front of the computer and then the TV.
3 History of heart disease
Also, you should be careful in your lifestyle when there is a history of heart disease in your family. Therefore, it is very important to follow a healthy diet and exercise in moderation.
So are there some signs that tell you when you shouldn’t exercise?
If a person feels dizzy or light-headed during exercise, they should stop immediately.
If you suffer from high blood pressure, first control your blood pressure and only then start exercising.
If you have a family history of heart attack, get an EKG done from time to time.
Get yourself checked if you have chest discomfort or shortness of breath.