Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00003670
Title: Prevalence of heart disease among non-vegetarian individuals
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Heart disease or cardiovascular disease involves the cardiac tissue and its blood vessels associated with it, especially involvement of coronary arteries. In case of atherosclerotic lesions, the coronary artery get occluded followed by myocardial infarction occurs. The non-vegetarians have a higher risk of heart diseases comparatively to the vegetarians might be due to high blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Material and Method: A survey was conducted among 100 non- vegetarian people of age around 30-50 years old. A questionnaire was given to them to collect information about their food practice and their health conditions. Discussion: People who often eat non-veg often are more prone to get heart disease. Due to high cholesterol accumulation in blood capillary this results in atherosclerosis. Conlusion: From the present study it is strongly concluded that people those who are taking high cholesterol substance such as non-vegetarian substances are highly prone to get heart disease.

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    A. Sankari Niveditha1 , Dinesh Premavathy2 *

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    1 Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dinesh Premavathy, Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 160, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    A. Sankari Niveditha1 , Dinesh Premavathy2 *

    Title:Prevalence of heart disease among non-vegetarian individuals
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (June)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (1250-1253)
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    Methodology:Blood pressure, Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis, Heart diseases
    Research Materials:Non-vegetarian

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Non-vegetarian Blood pressure Cholesterol Atherosclerosis Heart diseases

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