Journal of Coronary Heart Diseases

ISSN: 2684-6020

Open Access

Effects of Body Weight and Physical Activity on Heart Disease Aged from 30 to Above 80 Years Residing in and Around Khulna District of Bangladesh


Kaisun Nesa Lesa and Tanvir Ahmed Siddikey

Objective: The main goal of the study was to find out the effects of body weight and physical activity on heart disease aged from 30 to above 80 years residing in and around Khulna district of Bangladesh, during September, 2017 to February, 2018.
Methods and Results: Data were collected by questionnaires on the basis of sex, age, BMI, physical activity, family history, food preferences, and Total cholesterol test. A total number of 240 patients were selected randomly for collection of data who were diagnosis by heart disease. Among them male were 188 and 52 were female. Data were analyzed statistically. 78 % males were found more vulnerable to HD than 22 % females because their food intake pattern, nutritional status, physical activity and life style. This study also indicates that increased body weight and sedentary life style related factors, including poor dietary habits, excess saturated and trans fat, high salt intake, and low-level physical activity may be important as well and family history of cardiac diseases are influential risk factors for HD.
Conclusion: So, we have concluded that increasing body weight, physical inactivity, unhealthy eating habits, poor lifestyle has an effect with HD.


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