LIFE STYLE AND HEALTH EDUCATION

Iftikhar Ahmad

Abstract


Lifestyle is the interest, behavior, opinion, style of living or world outlook of an individual, group, or culture; a combination of tangible factors like demographics and intangible factors like personal values and preferences.
Recently researchers have more interest in the relationship between life style and health. Millions of people, following unhealthy lifestyle (or risk-factors), are plagued with morbidity, disability and mortality due to non-communicable, communicable diseases & nutritional disorders. Persons having unhealthy behaviors may be called as ‘at risk groups’.2 Although a healthy lifestyle has consistently been shown to decrease mortality, the population prevalence of healthy living remains low.

Keywords


Coronary atherosclerosis; Atrial fibrillation; Premature deaths; Cardiorespiratory fitness; Risk factors; Antihypertensive medications.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.46903/gjms/17.03.2079

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